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farewell, google reader: how to keep reading your favorite blogs

The countdown has begun . . . Google Reader, the preferred RSS reader of thousands, will shut down on July 1. The outcry at the news was loud, with thousands signing this petition and major news outlets like CBS, Fox News, and CNN covering the story. This latest spring cleaning list brings the total of features and services…

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What’s the difference in self-hosted WordPress and WordPress.com?

The differences between WordPress.org and WordPress.com can be a bit confusing. My goal in this post is to clear up common misconceptions and help you understand the differences. I’m going to talk in everyday language, staying away from technical terms as much as possible, to help you determine if self-hosted WordPress or WordPress.com is right…