A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, the NJSCPA forum

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A funny thing happened on the way to the forum. That’s the NJ Society of Certified Public Accountant’s online discussion forum. I was involved in an online discussion about the unauthorized practice of law and how that affected me. What I discovered instead was how rapidly the positions of the U.S. bar associations have changed, […]

Sources of my Freedom Benefits Web traffic

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Over 85% of my collective Web visitors – typically 300 to 500 unique visitor per day – come from organic Google searches. The remainder come from a wider range of sources and referrers. It is interesting that the volume of traffic from Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter is almost identical, a handful of people from each […]

Recent criticism of my writing

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I’ve written something, somewhere, intended for public exposure almost every day for the past 35 years. It started with the college newspaper then moved to electronic bulletin boards and early online class discussions. I was one of the first moderators for Financial Planning Online forum when peer-moderated professional groups thrived without spam. I wrote a […]

“10 things that Google knows to be true” and how it applies to my OnlineAdviser business

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OnlineAdviser.org is a consumer service I founded in 1997 that answers questions free of charge. Additional low cost financial planning services are offered as add-on and these are referred out to other affiliated firms. I estimate that I’ve handled more than 50,000 consumer questions by telephone, e-mail, chat, text, social media sites and other media […]