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After a long journey through the desert, iRez, the virtual identity salon is back! Today is iRezurrection Day!

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My Virtual Thursday

The new SL Project viewer features “live” updates to Twitter, Facebook & Flickr. I thought I’d feed them through 24LiveBlog for a Live Blog of my Virtual Life.

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Happy 2014!

From all of us here at iRez, best wishes for a 2014 filled with creativity, new possibilities, and more freedom for more people.

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Start your own gaming blog with the NBI

If you are thinking about setting up a blog about gaming or have one that you think…

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State of the Blog

In this first “State of the Blog” overview, we learn that Wendz’ Minecraft 1.6.2 post is hot! Peeps can’t take their eyes off Arthurine’s BDSM in Second Life post. And Agnes’ Laugh out Loud just keeps going and going!

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New Info Blogsites with P2 & O2

Hi guys! I’d like to introduce you to 2 new sites just launched yesterday and today: •…

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Content Platforms: Authorea vs Medium vs Scalar

Avatar Blogger Month seems like the ideal time to think about the platforms we use to express…

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Internet Time

How 5 seconds becomes an hour, or why I had to go to Caracas to edit my blog post!

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iRez: Mod Your WP Dashboard

Hi guys! Did you know you can customize what WordPress shows you in the various “backend” screens?…

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Tiled Galleries

Hi Guys! We now have sexy new “Tiled Galleries!” Besides inserting an “image” in your post, you…

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Disqus Comment Mystery

Hi Guys! Looks like we have the Disqus comment mystery solved. If you REPLY to a comment…

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iRez World!

In this holiday season we’ve been reminiscing on 2012, our diverse pool of authors, our diverse identities,…

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Dear Authors:

Hi everyone! Cool news, you can now add your iRez “feed” to your page! Also if…

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Dear Authors

Hi All! iRez is back from blog limbo! It seems like everything is back and good. There…

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays Our virtual salon had 31 contributing authors in 2012, all the way from Agnes to…

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Search Engine Optimisation for your Blog – Part 3

We have a new toy on, called the WordPress SEO plug-in by Yoast! This handy plug-in…

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Search Engine Optimisation for your Blog – Part 2

You’ve written an amazing blog post that you’re tickled to bits about, but why can’t Google find…

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Search Engine Optimisation for your Blog – Part 1

Casting a wide net. Some rights reserved by NeeZhom Photomalaya Why search engine optimisation is important for…

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Memolane (rawks!)

The awesome platform Memolane has an embed feature! You can “Make your Lane” and get a simple…

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iRez @ Chrome Store

THE GOOGLEPLEX, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 19 August — Hey Chrome users, you can now add iRez to…

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iRez on RockMelt

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 19 August — You have a wonderful lot of web browser choices today —…

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THE TWITTERVERSE, 15 August — I’ve just finished my 2nd “TweetChat.” I do love Twitter, and TweetChat…

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Meet The Virtual Salon

THE BLOGOSPHERE, 13 August — Meet Pamela is one of the greatest films never made. It’s the…

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How 2 Read

The iRez Virtual Salon’s Home Page has all the latest news from our many virtual worlds and…

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Feeding the Zuck

MENLO PARK, CA, 19 July — Mixed reality artist Kristine Schomaker joined the iRez group of authors…

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World Today – Update

Remember that we have “Photographers” and “Authors” only because that’s what we thought you might do more…

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Author Help Pages

Greetings iRez Authors! We’ve added a couple new categories on the home page “About” Menu: • Blogging…

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The Jerry Maguire of Blogs

THE BLOGOSPHERE, 30 June — In the immortal words of Jerry Maguire… no, not those immortal words……

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iRez Author Reception Saturday!

NEW NEW YORK, 30 June — Please join us today for hors d’oeuvres & conversation with some…

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The Blog and the Salon, Part I

I am by no means an expert on the topics of salons or blogs, but I do…