Experiences

Product Review: Sinbad 2 IN 1 Removable Wireless Bluetooth ABS keyboard

After I purchased the Kindle Fire, I decided to get a keyboard to go along with it so I could have it available for when I was on the road. This is the unit I purchased: Now it’s important to note that when I purchased this (or when I was…

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Product Review: Kindle Fire HD

Recently, I saved enough money to purchase the KindleFire HD which I’ve wanted for months. At long last, it arrived on October 10 so I’ve had a couple of weeks to play around with it. I decided to upgrade to the 8MB and go with the HD version so this…

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Spamming continues to haunt this site

Spamming continues to haunt this site

Many of you read the post I placed last week regarding the number of attempted SPAM signups I had received in 24 hours after installing the Stop Spammers plugin. I was astounded at the time that I could possibly gain all this attention in a mere 24 hours but the…

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May 2013: A tale of goal setting failures

May 2013: A tale of goal setting failures

Ironically enough in April I sort of took myself to task for failing to meet many of my hard-set goals. Well, if April was bad, May was a complete failure in terms of nearly all of my goals. I cannot even begin to explain most of the problem although I…

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April 2013: Goals attained and missed

April 2013: Goals attained and missed

In my ongoing determination to keep up with goals I set, based on the original January goals I am not doing so hot but remember, I did change these goals in early April. So, with that said, let’s see how well April worked out. In fairness, I should disclose I…

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Sometimes it is worth the fight!

Sometimes it is worth the fight!

I am not known as someone who will sit back and take things lightly — in fact when I feel that someone is being treated unfairly I’ll jump right in and defend them. Sometimes, that does not always translate well into what I will do to fight for myself, but…

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Subscriber Milestones: A total head fake!

Subscriber Milestones: A total head fake!

Yesterday I was tickled to death to see I had reached 300 subscribers on my blog. Daily I am getting about 200 new views (wait until I tell you the most popular search term!) on my blog so this is exciting! Finally, after nearly four years, I’m seeing what appears…

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Content Mills: Like it or not they are valuable

Content Mills: Like it or not they are valuable

I recently read a very well written blog post from a freelance writer who made the argument that freelancers should not start off their careers using a content mill. The theory is these sites encourage poor writing, encourage writers to accept lower rates of pay and stunt the growth of…

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Plagiarism: Even lawyers might not understand

Plagiarism: Even lawyers might not understand

Generally I avoid writing about personal anecdotes for the simple reason that people don’t really give a crap what you’ve had for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I don’t care to be frank about it and in a lot of cases, when I read personal stories I sort of find myself…

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March 2013: Goals attained and missed

March 2013: Goals attained and missed

March was a strange month and while I think that most of my goals fell short of where they should have, it wasn’t all that bad. There are also some changes to my January goals which should be noted. Most specifically, I will never meet my Textbroker goals as I’ll…

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Why some people find it easy to write

Why some people find it easy to write

For some writers, a single article may involve typing for painful hours on end until it comes out just right. They often feel that they spend too long on their work and are always curious why some people find it easy to write. There is no great mystery, the answers…

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How to Create Online Income to Pay Bills

How to Create Online Income to Pay Bills

Internet marketing, freelancing, article writing and blogging are all possible ideas to earn money online. Can they really help pay bills? The economy is in difficult shape, this is no big secret to anyone. For many, this means looking at additional means of earning income to help pay bills. Chances are…

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What happened to February 2013!

What happened to February 2013!

So here we are again at the end of another month!  First I broke one of my rules: You know the one about not feeding trolls in forums or actually it was more like getting into shouting matches with idiots but ya, that I blew big time.  This was another…

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Working at home: Silly pro and con arguments

Working at home: Silly pro and con arguments

It is astounding to me in this day and age that Yahoo! has decided to bring their “work-at-home” staff members back into their offices. However, what I find even more ridiculous is some of the views that people have about this move.  I speak from many years of experience. Before…

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Update: Microsoft Support

Update: Microsoft Support

A couple of weeks ago I posted about a purchase of Windows 8 and complained about a vendor that really gave me a problem.  However, I do want to follow up on this post because something really remarkable happened. After this post I went back and read the forum where…

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