Category Archives: blogosphere

The Downside of Having a Popular Blog

Why you should be careful if your blog is too popular Blogger Fined for Ranking Too High on Google Negative restaurant review gets French blogger in trouble ‘A French judge has ruled against a blogger because her scathing restaurant review … Continue reading

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When a Billionaire Sues to Reveal Your ID

How would you feel? Billionaire Einhorn Sues to Reveal Identity of ‘Seeking Alpha’ Blogger ‘Investment research website and blogging forum Seeking Alpha is in hot water after an anonymous blogger revealed that billionaire David Einhorn was secretly buying up shares … Continue reading

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What is a Personal Blog??

Is your blog personal if you write about ‘for sale’ consumer products? I have been searching for the legal or accepted definition of ‘personal blog’ or ‘website’ for almost a year now and still nothing. So I decided to define … Continue reading

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How to be a Controversial Yet Admired Blogger

8 100-year-old Tips for Writing About Controversial Topics G. K. Chesterton wrote about everything under the sun. He wrote novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, and Christian apologetics. He even frequently debated with the eccentric, acerbic George Bernard Shaw (which … Continue reading

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The word processor that was designed by a writer for writers

When it comes to manuscript editors, I’m very picky because my lightweight system dictates that I be. Here are 2 tools that outdo many others. I also discovered in yWriter that if you’re having trouble with highlight+copy, yWriter solves that. … Continue reading

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Authors’ ‘Termination Rights’ Starts in 2013

These ‘termination rights’, a copyright Act, let artists break contracts after 35 years. It was triggered by a lawsuit between the disco group Village People and music studios. 1978 bestselling authors who are eligible to reclaim their work include Stephen … Continue reading

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Dictatorial Blog Providers

My blogging friend Rick of Bookmarks4Tech and I recently got our our blogs ‘suspended’. Mine by Tumblr and his by Blogspot. What is surprising are the similarities of the ways they meted out the suspensions. It wasn’t clear why our … Continue reading

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