Category Archives: Learning to blog

…about me 2017

I explain a little about how and why I learned to blog. Continue reading

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Managing Comments on Presents a Huge Challenge 

I was really horrified when I realized just how many really great comments have been submitted to my posts and that I’ve neglected to reply to. The learning curve at for managing Reader’s comments is confusing and frustrating. I finally figured it out so I want to thank my readers for their comments and apologize to them too. Also, I vow that from now on comments will be published in a timely manner. Continue reading

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Invite Readers to Follow You & Your Blog 

I’m slowly coming around to the realization that having readers follow you blog is really a ‘2 way street.’ It’s not so much about having a lot of followers I think, as it about having a community of people who care about the same things that you…and who you can exchange ideas with. This realization has brought me to think about placing more of my focus upon ‘growing a community of readers’ for mutual gains…and to explore the best ways to go about accomplishing that. Continue reading

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My Family’s Awful Experience Invaded By a Botnet Led to the Creation of vsatips

vsatips was created following one devastating event. In 2009 my family’s home computer network was invaded by & taken over by a botnet…although initially we didn’t realize that a botnet was responsible. We just knew that our problem was persistent yet simple…we had lost control of our home computer network & all of our computers and devices. Continue reading

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