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Time spent with a newspaper in 2006 and in 2010

why-online-news-revenue-will-never-equal-newspaper-revenue-o.png from… – StumbleUpon. I had no idea so little time was being spend on news. Only 1 min and 12 seconds a day. How can you understand anything like that?

Looking for referrals from the Internet for your business?

Summary A brass thumbtack.

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I have tried Thumbtack and it makes the process to post an ad on Craigslist very easy. I got my first referral last week for a possible job. If you want to learn more you can click on this referral link. CL is pretty good for jobs, but this allows you to track and add a more professional look to your advertisement.

Moving to self-hosted solution

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Hello readers, today I am starting to move to a self-hosted solution. Why? Because I was approached to have a banner ad and I would like to explore what self-hosting is like. So expect to see more articles about plug-ins and features for self-hosted WP sites.

It looks like there is an upgrade to WP today. There is a writing helper and Request feedback option below my new post. I wonder if this means that they are working towards optimizing SEO?

Can you trust websites that advertise using AdSense?

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Report: Over 50% Of AdSense Ads Lead To Unknown. Apparently not. About 55% were either questionable domains or unknown domains. Thats way too high to inspire trust.

Oldest working television set expected to sell for 」5,000 – Telegraph – StumbleUpon

Oldest working television set expected to sell for 」5,000 – Telegraph – StumbleUponBeautifully designed set. I wonder why we have let plastic convince us that things have no value.

StumbleUpon: 800 million monthly stumbles can’t be wrong – TNW Industry

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So the average user is stumbling 53 URL’s each month. Which seems kind of low because I can do that in a day. I bet that the majority of users are not doing this kind of heavy lifting. I bet it is a passionate minority that is doing the majority of the stumbling.

via StumbleUpon: 800 million monthly stumbles can’t be wrong – TNW Industry.

Ghost Car Vanishes During Police Chase !!! wow ! – StumbleUpon

Ghost Car Vanishes During Police Chase !!! wow ! – StumbleUpon. This 1:56 minute video shows apparent proof that a car does something that is impossible. How did this happen?

Google Isn’t Always Right and how to opt-out of advertisements (via laurentravis)

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So it got the majority of the list about what it knows about one person. What does it know about you? I am curious so I checked out the link in the article. It was incorrect what it thought it knew about me but it gave me the chance to delete it and opt-out. I did. Go check out the article.

I recently attended an event sponsored by Google and the DCAdClub where the evening focused on changes at Google and how they may influence the marketing and advertising industries. One of the hot topics of the night was about Google’s targeted ad preferences. If you haven’t heard about this, it’s basically where Google tracks the sites you visit and then place targeted ads on future sites you visit based on what it perceives as your interests. W … Read More

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