Miner Phil

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Tutorial: A Blog?! How You Do Dat?!

Monday, December 10th, 2012

A friend recently asked me how I started my own blog. Good question!

Before you even think about starting a website, figure out what it is you’re wanting to do. You could start a blog, manage a forum, sell your vintage tube socks, the sky’s the limit!

I decided on a blog because that best suited how I was going to use it. I write posts, categorize them by subject matter, and publish them. This doesn’t mean I can’t change my blog into a forum later, but it does give me a direction to start moving in.

Tutorial: Help! My Computer is Dying!

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

No, not my computer. This is something I hear said a lot. Generally, what happens is someone has a computer that hasn’t been opened in a while and still has the original bloatware installed from when it was first bought.