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    My Adventures With Google Plus Authorship

    Google Plus Authorship, better known as Google+ Authorship is the next “Big New Shiny Thing.” But I’m here to tell you it isn’t always easy and I honestly wondering how long I’m going to try to get it done before I give up. Here’s the deal. I have two blogs, www.TLCoffeyWrites.com and www.AlchemicalWords.com where I discuss the Fantasy genre and review Fantasy books. Google had no problem assigning authorship to www.TLCoffeyWrites.com but the other blog? I can’t think of enough expletives to describe this never ending misadventure. Now, Google says I need to have a link to my G+ page from this blog. Okay… like there’s not about a bazillion…

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    Experimenting with Feedshark

    Pingomatic hasn’t been pinging my blog. Or at least I haven’t been getting the little ping messages in my dashboard. I decided I needed a backup so I’m trying out Feedshark. I filled in all the information on their site and now it wants me to add a string of code to my site. I’m just not that code savvy. I can do little things but I couldn’t find the <body…</body> in the code. The alternate is to create a post with their code in it. I know, I should educate myself… Maybe WordPress for Dummies or Coding for Dummies. Anyhoo… I’m going to try it like this: HyperSmash.com You…