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Book Review: "Predictably Irrational" – by Dan Ariely

“Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions” – by Dan Ariely

I just finished listening to the audio version of this book from Audible.com on my Treo680 while commuting. I have started listening to it the second time, all over again. Here is why.

This is a very absorbing book by Dan Ariely that makes . . . → Read More: Book Review: "Predictably Irrational" – by Dan Ariely

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Creating A Website With WordPress

[This post is part of the article Starting A Blog – Thoughts And Experiences.]

Even though WordPress is primarily used like a blog tool, it offers very convenient features by which you can set up a conventional website with it. I started out with WordPress to set up this blog, and was planning to develop a separate . . . → Read More: Creating A Website With WordPress

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Article: Starting A Blog – Thoughts and Experiences

This post is intended to be an “article” or a collection of all my posts on the topic of setting up a blog. The following are links to the relevant posts.

Blog Or Website?
Building A Website Over A Blog
Why Both a Blog And A Website?
Setting Up My WordPress Blog
Customizing My WordPress Blog
Setting Up WordPress Talian 1.0 . . . → Read More: Article: Starting A Blog – Thoughts and Experiences

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Why Both A Blog And A Website?

This is a continuation from the post Building A Website Over A Blog.

You get the best of both worlds.

Going back to what a blog offers, you can see that it serves as a convenient place to accumulate little ideas, facts and thoughts. If you think of something to write about, it is very easy to write . . . → Read More: Why Both A Blog And A Website?

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Building A Website Over A Blog

This is a continuation from the post Blog Or Website?

How does this work? Do you have to rewrite all the articles for the website?

Not at all. Here is how I see it. My blog is based on WordPress. I will use it as an example here. The blog as the owner or the visitor sees it . . . → Read More: Building A Website Over A Blog

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Blog or Website?

A conventional website is more structured and organizes content in a fairly rigid way. A weblog or blog is more informal in the way it collects or “logs” articles and organizes them into categories in a more automated way.

A blog grows in ways very similar to how we learn things and how we build on . . . → Read More: Blog or Website?

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Customizing My WordPress Blog

After setting up my wordpress blog from scratch and crossing all the initial hurdles, it was time to look around for a good theme that suits my intended layout. A quick browse of the themes site showed many good designs. I tried about eight of them, and decided to use the Xmark design for now. I . . . → Read More: Customizing My WordPress Blog

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Setting Up My WordPress Blog

Being new to the blog world, I have been experimenting a bit with the blog tools. My site is hosted on Yahoo, so I tried the Yahoo blog builder first. It was nice to see my first blog online, but soon I discovered that there were more advanced tools out there. It wasn’t long before I . . . → Read More: Setting Up My WordPress Blog

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