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By now most of you are aware that Borders Books & Music has closed up shop. The reasons for the closure are many from the company’s failure to jump on the e-book bandwagon to the exorbitant rents it paid for specific locations. Eric Wittenberg has reflected on his experience as a long-time Borders customer. I [...]
I’ve taken a little time this morning to check out the responses surrounding the Confederate flag in Lexington, Virginia. I am struck by the over-the-top/vitriolic nature of much of what is being posted around the Internet. Blanket generalizations are being issued about what motivated the city council as well as emotional statements promising never to [...]
Just a quick note for those of you who may have been just a bit confused when logging onto Civil War Memory today. You will notice that the blog is no longer the default landing page. I am beginning to think of Civil War Memory as more than just a blog. It’s still the core [...]
With the addition of the VFH’s Encyclopedia Virginia to my list of advertisers I’ve sold just about every ad space available apart from two 125×125 slots in the right sidebar. EV is the most reliable online encyclopedia for Virginia history and it is still a work-in-progress. The Civil War selections are under the editorial supervision [...]
No, I will not feature your content on my site for free. Spend a few minutes on the National Geographic website and count the number of advertisements that they feature. Does anyone believe for a minute that they would seriously consider featuring the content of one of these companies for free? It’s absurd to even [...]
Many of you have no doubt noticed the new banner advertisement in the header. I couldn’t be more pleased to host an ad for the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago. I had the opportunity to visit the store a few years ago and I hope to visit again at some point soon to take [...]
Back in January I announced that I was adding affiliate links for Amazon.com books into my posts. As a result, I get a small percentage of each sale in the form of a gift certificate. A few weeks ago I added a widget in the sidebar that extends this affiliate program to include titles from [...]