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Advanced Techniques in Blogging
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There is no justice in the universe, and perhaps even less in the blogosphere. One of my duties during the Conservative Political Action Conference was to act as chaperone/tour guide to a former intern attending her first CPAC. An associate editor for a lifestyle magazine, she found herself being asked repeatedly, “Do you have a blog?”

So a week ago, she decided to start one, after soliciting advice from her “Illustrious Mentor” on installing SiteMeter, etc. And today, she got her first Instalanche — blogger slang for being linked by Professor Glenn Reynolds a/k/a “Instapundit.”

As I explained to her, it took Jammie Wearing Fool six months of blogging before he got his first ‘Lanche. Some guys blog for years and never get a ‘Lanche. Maybe I should get a new business card printed: “Illustrious Mentor.”

Robert Stacy McCain
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