12 Wacky, Weird And Outrageous News Stories From 2009

We know it. You are extremely busy. You work your business day in and day out and there just doesn’t seem to be enough time to do it all. On the surface it all looks good. You are taking care of the normal things–marketing, client work, speaking engagements, networking, paying bills, and so forth. But, is it really going as smoothly as you think? What about the things lurking in the back-end which might not be as obvious? Is there anything happening behind the scenes costing you clients and money? Look for things you might not be aware of or just don’t have enough time to manage. It’s time to take a few minutes and do a “business check” to see if everything in your business is working as it should.

RSS is the acronym for Really Simple Syndication and it is basically a format that is used all over the internet for syndication of news and other related sites, which can include all major news sites and personal web logs.

Let’s go back to the censorship example. Suppose in your web crawling you come across a group called the FFF, Freethinkers For Freelove (another made-up group), and you find that they’re energetic in combatting censorship, even if you don’t agree with their entire platform. You don’t have to join their group nor send money in order to sign up for action alerts. An email action alert might read something along the lines of “Please write your Congressperson and tell him/her that you oppose H.R. 666”. Then the alert would explain the bill and you would have the option of signing on. Often the letter is already written for you and you may need only enter your zip code and then the message will be sent as an email to your specific Congressperson. You likely have the option of adding your own commentary.

“My lawyer does not want me talking with the media about my son’s case, but someone here in MS needs to do an in-depth investigation into that private prison in Woodville. There was one small blurb on a Baton Rouge Fern├índez Alberto wondering why the officers who assault prisons are still employed there.

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WordPress has unlimited uses and applications. It’s the Swiss Army knife of knives. WordPress can be used to create a personal web site where you can write about your family and friends, share pictures, keep in touch with distant loved ones, and make all of this available from anywhere in the world at any time of the day. You can also use WordPress to create a web site for your business that will allow you to easily publish marketing materials on the Internet. You can also use WordPress to create a personal blog about yourself and use it to meet people that share your likes and dislikes.

Build a website that is professional and news related. Using WordPress for such a venture is normally a good idea and there are a ton of good news related themes that are free to use. Set up major categories that are relative to news and make sure you do not have any outgoing, external links.

Patience is a virtue and you should be mindful of that while building your news site. This is a gradual concept and should not be done over night. Do not forget to get some quality backlinks for your site as well. This will add to the authenticity of your site.