Tag Archives: Social media

Week 45-46 and November Monthly Update

(Disclaimer: Amazon Affiliate links included where possible and I deem them relevant. I’ll earn a small commission, as described in my privacy policy from eligible purchases made through these links.)   Let’s start this off as usual with those before-and-after photos: Had … Continue reading

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Using free time to daydream about free time

Disclaimer: Two different mentions of desks, given the absence of any photos I could take for the purpose, link to relevant product pages on Amazon. Both links, located towards the end of the post where I’ve included other photos of … Continue reading

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2019 Amazon Service: 3 months of Kindle Unlimited for 99 cents

Another year, another 3 months of Kindle Unlimited for 99 cents, and this time it looks like I’ve remembered to post just in time for this year’s promotion (the last day to sign up appears to be Dec 31). Or … Continue reading

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The Trouble with “Thoughts and Prayers”

Imagine, if you will, that you receive a phone call from the hospital asking you to come by because one of your loved ones has been in an accident. Pick your most likely reaction: Think “please, (name of deity of … Continue reading

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Perplexed About Amazon Customer Questions

Or virtually any site that allows customers to ask questions of random strangers. And what I find perplexing is…. the people who answer–specifically those whose answer can be summed up as “I don’t know”–seem to think that they’re required to … Continue reading

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2018 Amazon Service (P)Review: Kindle Unlimited Trial

Well, my sporadic online habits means I missed advertising the “three months for 99 cents” deal, but new users can, as always, sign up for a free month of Kindle Unlimited to try out one of the various plans. Kindle … Continue reading

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Author Newsletters: An Experiment

Also known as: Social Media Under the Influence Last night about, oh…. shy of midnight, I decided, in a moment of cold-pill-induced lunacy, to finally make an attempt at creating my own email newsletter. I’m thinking of calling it “Three … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Kindle Scout Times 2

There, that’s the problem right there. I’m sure many of us have received the notification by now…. Kindle Scout is coming to an end. I received the email about it April 2 some time in the afternoon…. a few hours … Continue reading

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The Trouble with YouTube’s Algorithms

Otherwise known as, a human would know better. Or, artificial intelligence is not that intelligent. In which I step up my plans to begin embedding (relevant) videos within my website in an effort to fight against the numbers game…. To … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Amazon Associates

And probably the trouble with most affiliate systems. Disclaimer: Amazon links include Amazon associate codes. (Oh, the irony. 😉 ) Amazon Affiliates/Associates, like most (legitimate) affiliate programs, is one that can make a content creator a decent amount of money … Continue reading

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