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So you want to start blogging…

So you want to start blogging? You’re in luck. There’s never been a better time to blog than right now. The costs are low. The tools are easy to use. And the rewards can be great. Sit back and relax

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Hamilton Spectator – now with a paywall

I stumbled across an interesting development this morning. The Hamilton Spectator, my hometown newspaper, recently erected a paywall. A quick google search told me that the paywall was installed a month ago (On or around September 13 2011). This appears

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Why I bought a Kindle instead of a Kobo or a Sony Reader

Full disclosure: I use an Amazon affiliate link in this post. See my disclosure page for more info on my use of affiliate links. I bought one of the Kindle Wireless Reading Device, Wi-Fi, 6″ Display, Graphite – Latest Generation

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Using Google Reader’s “Send To” feature in WordPress

I’m a heavy user of Google Reader (GR). In fact, I pretty much read all of my web content from GR. I rarely visit a blog directly. It’s so much easier to aggregate all of my favourite blogs in GR

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Making money using Amazon’s affiliate program – some advice from ProBlogger

ProBlogger Blog Tips offers some great advice on making money using Amazon’s affiliate program. It’s worth the read. Here are Problogger’s tips, broken into three posts:  11 Lessons I Learned Earning $119,725.45 from Amazon Associates Program 10 More Amazon Associate

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