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Google Security Alert

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Do NOT Use Chrome

Google Chrome LogoOn September 5, 2008, Google announced the launch of its own web browser. Chrome was billed as an open source browser with a “faster more reliable experience.” Seeing as how I might have to eventually program to this browser, I downloaded it for a test-drive to see how it rendered pages compared to Firefox and Internet Explorer.

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The Dangers of Over-Marketing

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

When the Marketing Out-Classes the Product

Most of you writers and Internet marketers probably don’t pay attention to the business engines behind MMO’s (Massively Multiplayer Online video games). If you play them at all, you might not care overly much how their stock prices are faring and if you’re trading stocks, you may not play them.

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A Special Thank You to Balticon 42

Friday, August 22, 2008

Balticon 42I’m coming down off of my weekend at Balticon 42 and now that I have a moment to catch my breath, I want to thank the organizers and the Baltimore Science Fiction Society for hosting a marvelous event.

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Use Citrix Goto Meeting Software to Build a Marketing Package

Friday, August 22, 2008

It’s so rare when a technical difficulty yields a positive result. This was the case with a recent class I conducted for writers on building a blog. My search for a way to complete the class led me to a product that was no only capable of facilitating the completion of the class, but has the capacity to create an audio/visual package that I will be able to sell later.

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Adventures in Teaching Blogging to Writers

Friday, August 22, 2008

I have avoided starting my own blog for quite some time. Sure, I know it’s a great way to establish yourself on the web and create credibility for yourself as a professional. I also know that it can build a platform that can be used to land a book deal. I know all this, but it seemed like an incredible time consumer to me. I made the executive decision to use the time to write and sell articles instead.

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