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July 18, 2014
by Neil Turner
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10,000 comments

Sometime in the early hours of this morning, the 10,000th comment was posted to this blog. That’s 10,000 comments since September 2002, when I migrated from Blogger to Movable Type and had a native comment system for the first time. … Continue reading

December 19, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Why I don’t accept guest articles

On my contact page I make it clear that I do not accept offers of guest articles from third parties. This doesn’t stop me receiving emails from various shady entities asking if I would like to post a guest article, … Continue reading

July 1, 2013
by Neil Turner
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How to automate posts from your WordPress blog to Google+

Google+ turned two years old on Friday. Following its launch, a public API was made available in September 2011, but for most developers this API is read-only. This means that you can get data out of Google+, but the only … Continue reading

January 10, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Taking back control of your social networks

There’s an interesting read at VentureBeat called How to take back control of your own social networks, to which the simple answer is ‘run your own blog’. That way, you own all of the rights to what you write, third … Continue reading