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Blogging Basics: How to start a blog, and whether you’ll ever make money from it

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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Thinking of starting a blog? Already started one and wondering when you’ll rake in the Big Bucks? I’m going to lay it out for you…. Here’s some advice I gave to a journalist who wanted to start a parenting blog, but since people ask me the same questions all the time, I thought I’d back [...]

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Don’t let your business make this basic mistake online

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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I see it over and over again. In between the squawking about how blogs are already passe and how Twitter is going mainstream, there is a fundamental Old School operating concept of the Web and social media that is routinely ignored by many organizations, mostly through what I suspect is simple lack of knowledge and [...]

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Tips for South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) from a local

Saturday, March 7, 2009

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It’s that time of year again, when the tech universe is abuzz with the digital creative delights of the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) conference in Austin, Texas. Since I live in the Austin metro area and this is my third “South by,” I thought I’d update last year’s post on why SXSWi is like [...]

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Why SXSWi is like visiting Disney World

Thursday, February 28, 2008

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I’m a parent and a travel writer, so of course I’ve gritted my teeth through “It’s a Small World After All,” stood patiently in long lines to ride Pirates of the Caribbean and scribbled advice for anyone else who wants to tackle the Walt Disney World behemoth. The similarities are striking between planning an assault [...]

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