Showing posts with label republished content. Show all posts
Showing posts with label republished content. Show all posts

18 May 2017

Movies and Tv Series filmed in Ireland, but NOT set in Ireland : The Teeny tiny à Tout Faire (Reblog)

Well I know that I'm supposed to be tooting my own horn but why can't I toot about blogs I like as well? It's just as much fun reading other people's blogs as it is publishing my own. Re-blogging a link from a super cool entertainment blog that caught my eye.


The Teeny tiny à Tout Faire: [Irish Week] Movies and Tv Series filmed in Ireland, but NOT set in Ireland



Why do I like this blog? It shares entertainment-related tidbits, fun facts, etc. that are of interest to me. I like the post categories; especially “Who Wore It Best?”   

(Loved that contrast photo of Lupita and Beyoncé.  Shared it via my Tumblr.)



I enjoy the “Movie Reviews” category because there are reviews of vintage movies. The publisher uses the word “vintage”. But sometimes we say “movie classics” or “old movies”. 

(I love all things vintage, so I'm happy with the blogger using this descriptive term in lieu of “classic” or “old”.   Shared the review of "Father Goose" via Pinterest where I collect "Everything Vintage". )

Additionally, there are recommendations regarding foreign films (i.e. non-American) and I'm always on the hunt for non-American movies or TV series.


🎬 Movie Review: Your Name. (君の名は。) Your Name. (君の名は。) is a Japanese animated movie, premiered in 2016 and has been written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, who also wrote the novel this anime movie is based on. Fun fact : this movie hit the theatres last year in July in the USA and in August in Japan and managed to become the highest -grossing anime movie, over comin Academy Award winning "Spirited Away".
🎬 Movie Review: Your Name. (君の名は。) Your Name. (君の名は。) is a Japanese animated movie, premiered in 2016 and has been written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, who also wrote the novel this anime movie is based on. Fun fact : this movie hit the theatres last year in July in the USA and in August in Japan and managed to become the highest -grossing anime movie, over comin Academy Award winning "Spirited Away".


Will you be adding this blog to your list of "Blogs I Like"?

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  • NOTE:  Giving credit where credit is due.  Found this blog because of a post published via NiumeNiume is an excellent site for bloggers, writers, photographers, artists, etc.  Republished content is accepted.  If you were a contributor to YAHOO Voices, before it closed down, this site is an alternative.  Find out more about Sites That Accept Republished Content.
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28 April 2017

My Medium Round Up ~ Article Contributions

"Medium is an online publishing platform developed by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, and launched in August 2012. It is legally owned by A Medium Corporation. The platform is an example of social journalism, having a hybrid collection of amateur and professional people and publications, or exclusive blogs or publishers on Medium and is regularly regarded as a blog host."  (Source: Wikipedia)


 
I'm an "amateur".  Started publishing content at Medium.com a few years back.  Haven't been banned yet!  😂   They are gracious enough to not only allow my republished content, but it's OK if I leave comments.  The articles are very enlightening, on a wide rang of topics from science and technology to religion and philosophy to books and music and more.  One of the "professional people" even asked if they could publish one of my articles in their publication.  I was so honored.

My article "Successful People Who Studied Abroad" was published in Higher Education Revolution.

Below is a alpha listing of my other contributions.


♦ A Nation in Decline

♦ Ancient History: Kingdoms : Lydia and Persia

♦ Balsam: For Priests, Kings and Everyday People

♦ Bringing White Feather From the Mountain

♦ Countries Most Worried About the Future (Their Future)

♦ Cyber Security to Protect Our Digital World

♦ Foreign Investors Buying U.S. Real Estate

♦ Go Your Own Way : Step by Step

♦ Illegal Immigration in the USA: A Proposed Solution

♦ Knight Life by Peter David

♦ My Dysfunctional Family

♦ Read a Self Help Book For a U.S. History Perspective

♦ Riddle Me This. Why Do Most People Search for Atlantis and not Ophir?

♦ Searching for the Truth?

♦ Smart Homes Get My Thumbs Up

♦ Society and Culture : Veiled Women

♦ Successful People Who Studied Abroad

♦ Syrian Refugees Go Home! (An Opinion Piece)

♦ The Right to a Fair Trial / myLot

♦ Valentine’s Day Around the World

♦ What is the Capital of Turkey?

18 April 2017

Sites That Accept Republished Content (UPDATE #1)

In November 2015, I shared some information about reputable sites that accept republished content:  Republishing Previously Published Content.  This listing has been edited by the its publisher but even with edits, two sites, are not included on her list:

Niume and Medium.

Sign up for Medium.                         Sign up for Niume.


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Medium was launched in 2012 by two of the founders of Twitter.

Started republishing my previously published articles and blog posts at Medium about 3 years ago.  Both sites Medium and Niume) are respected and enjoy a good online reputation.  It is a good way to make your work more visible to the search engines and build your online reputation.



What I like about Medium is that the republishing process is simplified.  You simply import your content, do a bit of editing and hit the publish button.  You can introduce your content to a new audience and connect your social media accounts for simplified sharing as well


"If you're not publishing on Medium, you're missing out on a huge potential audience for very little extra work."
(Quote source: 10 Insanely Good Reasons You Should Publish On Medium) 

Below is an alphabetical list of my articles and blog posts republished at Medium with minimal effort.

A Nation in Decline
Aesop: unclear biography, unwritten fables, timeless morals
Ancient History: Kingdoms : Lydia and Persia
Balsam: For Priests, Kings and Everyday People
Bringing White Feather From the Mountain
Countries Most Worried About the Future (Their Future)
Cyber Security to Protect Our Digital World
Dating Sites — Tips on How to Score!
Foreign Investors Buying U.S. Real Estate
Genealogy : Modern Day Arabs and Their Father Abraham
Go Your Own Way : Step by Step
Illegal Immigration in the USA: A Proposed Solution
Knight Life by Peter David
My Dysfunctional Family
Read a Self Help Book For a U.S. History Perspective
Riddle Me This. Why Do Most People Search for Atlantis and not Ophir?
Searching for Chinese Treasures
Searching for the Truth?
Smart Homes Get My Thumbs Up
Society and Culture : Veiled Women
Successful People Who Studied Abroad
Syrian Refugees Go Home! (An Opinion Piece)
The Color Blue (Humor)
The Right to a Fair Trial / myLot
Valentine’s Day Around the World
We Live in a Digital World, Not a Yellow Submarine
What is the Capital of Turkey?
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Niume is based in the UK, was founded in 2012, and launched as an open platform in July 2014.

Initiated my republishing efforts at Niume in 2017. My work efforts at this site were mentioned briefly in another post - Work at Home ~ Home Biz Projects : Another Weekend! - UPDATE #1.  But that was in February 2017.  Here it is just two months later (April) and not only is my previously published content considered acceptable for publication but they have also allowed me to publish some original content.  In addition, several of my posts have been featured; what they refer to as "Staff Picked".  This goes far beyond what I expected.  Below is a quick list of my content chosen to be featured by the moderators at Niume.



 

♦  If you are looking for a new home for old content, you might consider giving these sites a try.

07 April 2017

Vanessa L. Williams : The Right Stuff (1988)

Remember Vanessa Williams? 1st African-American Miss America who had to give up her crown like the next day to the 1st runner up who also conveniently happened to be an African-American. 

Ms. Williams was Miss New York and the other girl whose name nobody really remembers was Miss New Jersey. Ms. Williams had to relinquish her crown when nude photos of her were published in Penthouse. Booo! Booo!! Whatever! That contest was rigged anyway. That's my opinion and you're not going to change it with facts. 

Anyway … after all the brew ha ha died down, the young lady had gotten married and her husband … at the time … was instrumental in helping her get an album released. Here is one of the most popular songs. Sharing the YouTube video because today is Throwback Thursday. Enjoy!!




Content first published at myLot.com, Thursday 6 Aug 15

music album

14 February 2017

Be My Valentine? Did You Say "My Religion is Love"?

Not your usual Valentine, I know.

But I think it's a perfect valentine.

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So who was it that said “My religion is love”? Wasn’t it one of the sons of Bob Marley?

Ooops!  Looked it up.  My bad.  It was the title and song lyrics by Ziggy Marley that said "Love Is My Religion".  Close enough!

It was the late Bob Marley himself who said "Overcome the devils with a thing called love."

I believe in giving credit where credit is due, but they were both just rewording the wisdom of Jesus.

No matter who you want to give the credit to, you would all be hard-pressed to say that it isn't a golden rule to live by!


SIDE NOTE:


~ Born: February 6, 1945, Nine Mile, Jamaica ~ Died: May 11, 1981, Miami, FL. Had he lived to see this day, the legendary reggae artist, Bob Marley would have been 70+ years old.  He and his music live on through his children.  They make sure of that!
Happy belated birthday, Mr. Marley!

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  • NOTE: Republished content. Blog post published at my other blog "My Next 50 Years" which is no longer available online.  (Keep getting a "bad gateway" message.  I don't know why! (O.o))

05 January 2017

Niume Promises to Help You Promote Your Blog

Post UPDATED January 30th, 2017: UPDATE #1

Niume is a collaborative blogging platform, established in 2014 with the goal of assisting bloggers with blog promotion and monetization efforts.


 


Have you heard about the newest kid on the block in the wonderful of social blogging communities? (The site was started in 2014 and a site that's 2 years old is still practically brand spanking new! 👶)  According to ZDNet, Niume, a new collaborative blogging platform “is taking the web by storm”. The goal of this platform is to help bloggers successfully promote and monetize their blog VERSUS struggling to maintain a stand alone blog which will likely drown in the ocean of over 250 million other blogs that are out there, along with you, trying to swim to the top and stay afloat.

Niume is a content syndication site and the owners actually pay you to syndicate your blog posts at their site. (Read more: mostblogging.com)  


Real Wire describes this site as “All the pleasure of blogging but with instant reach”.


Do I have an opinion?  
But of course!  Published it via Quora.



Read Treathyl Fox's answer to What is your opinion of Niume.com (blogging platform)? on Quora

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11 July 2016

Films to Inspire You to Travel

Used to travel on official government business when I was a civil servant. Because my kids were young and my husband worked for himself, it was easy to arrange my work travel around the summer time when the kids were not in school.  Part of me misses the fun and excitement of seeing new places when traveling.


 
Another part of me is glad to stay at home, since many things have happened to not make traveling "safe" and there is an added layer of stress. 
 
Also, there are no funds allotted for travel in my budget.
But if you can't afford to travel, there are definitely other ways to satisfy your wanderlust or vacation dreams . Always looking for foreign film recommendations anyway. Found this list. It is a great list to satisfy both of my ardent desires. 




 
More links if you have a travel “itch” you need to “scratch”:


Content first appeared at Persona Paper, Jan 2016.

11 November 2015

Republishing Previously Published Content

Information for those who used to contribute to YAHOO Voices before that network was shut down. What many of us liked about the YCN (YAHOO Contributor Network) was that it accepted “previously published articles”. What was really great was that payment was actually received for articles that had been sitting at another site for well over a year with almost nothing to show for it! (That's my experience. Can't speak for others.)

http://amzn.to/1Qj44qT



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When YCN closed its doors, never bothered looking for other sites that were similar. Haven't decided whether or not try again, but in case anybody else might be looking, here is a link of interest.


Susan Maccarelli, publisher of Beyond Your Blog recommends:
Make your existing posts work for you by republishing them on other sites.
 

Sites That Accept Previously Published Writing | Beyond Your Blog




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