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WP Image Alignment Example

Image Left, Text Right It starts out OK, even fine really. Text here, should be up top and from the left, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, [...]

Blogging Tip: Syndicate, But Make it Work for You Too!

Disclosure: I manage a blog syndication site, OraDBPedia. Part of my job involves looking for compelling bloggers in the Oracle database space and convincing them to let us syndicate their content. Syndicate: (Communication Arts / Journalism & Publishing) (tr) to sell (articles, photographs, etc.) to several newspapers for simultaneous publication — from FreeDictionary.com The general [...]

Bloggers want Comments, Tweeters want RTs. I want Both.

So you’re on Twitter. An interesting blog post rolls by. You click on it. You love it. You reward the author with a RT or even better, a Follow, or a reply on Twitter. The blog author, sees said Twitter response, and is like ‘Awesome!’ But secretly, they are disappointed. Why? Because what they really [...]

My ‘New’ Job

I have never been really good at telling people ‘No.’ Let me clarify that – I have never been really good at telling people I work with ‘No.’ This trait put me in an interesting position recently when both @BrentO and @CHasker Instant Messaged me at work. Apparently I was the lucky guy to run [...]

This Mostly Isn’t Goodbye, Mostly

I had to check out Brent’s LinkedIn account to see just how long he had been at Quest. Wow, 2.25 years. It was only about a year ago that I became aware of Brent’s presence. I actually can’t remember if I stumbled across his blog first or heard his name mentioned in a conference call. [...]

Why I do the Twitter|Yelp|Blogging

My friends, family, and colleagues are frequently asking me why I do Twitter. Or to be honest, when I ask if they are on Twitter, their response is less than enthusiastic. In fact, the most frequent response I get is either Rolling of the eyes, OR “I don’t need to tell people what I had [...]