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Spammers, Evildoers, and Opportunists

Search Engine Optimization is not a legitimate form of marketing. It should not be undertaken by people with brains or souls. If someone charges you money for SEO, they are running a scam.

DePo Skinny Theme for WordPress

The DePo Skinny theme for WordPress is a variation on my original DePo Clean theme, developed by myself and my…

Rhymes with “Neener”

Introducing The Magazineer, a blog for people who make and love magazines.

Miss Me?

So I’m back. Why? A few reasons. I’ve got a few posts percolating in me and I need a place…

10 Insights on Blogs from PEW

Notable insights from the PEW Internet study on blogging: 1. “The most popular topic among bloggers is their life and…


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Hi, I’m Derek. I live in San Francisco and make awesome community-centric web stuff. I sometimes post things to Flickr and Twitter. I’m mostly harmless. More.





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