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Links to websites and services of interest:

Site Name: Blogcritics.org
Website: http://www.blogcritics.org
Site description: An online global magazine covering a variety of topics.

Site Name: Radio About
Website: http://radio.about.com
Site description: Create your own Podcast. A step-by-step guide.

Site Name: FMQB Music News
Website: http://www.FMQB.com
Site description: Features up to the minute news and information concerning the radio and record business.

Site Name: TV Radio World
Website: http://www.tvradioworld.com
Site description: An informational directory dealing with television and radio worldwide. Pick your favorite station and listen!

Site Name: Radio Locator
Website: http://www.radio-locator.com
Site description: Listing of radio station from around the world. Links to over 10,000 station web pages and 2,500 audio streams.

Site Name: Boxnet
Website: http://www.box.net
Site description: Box.net is a leading web-based content storage and collaboration solution adopted by small businesses and Fortune 1000 companies globally. Access online file storage anywhere – even on the iPhone or Blackberry. No software or hardware required.

Site Name: Blogtalk Radio
Website: http://www.blogtalkradio.com
Site description: BlogTalkRadio is a podcast radio network that allows users to connect quickly and directly with their audience. Using an ordinary telephone and computer hosts can create free, live, call-in talk shows with unlimited participants that are automatically archived and made available as podcasts. No software download is required. Listeners can subscribe to shows via RSS into iTunes and other feed readers.

Site Name: Refdesk.com
Website: http://refdesk.com/paper.html
Site description: This site gives you access to national news sites, which includes cable and network news sites. The other fun thing is that all U.S newspapers and many others from around the world can be found on this site.

Site Name: Digg
Website: http://digg.com
Site description: This site features all sorts of original content, articles, and videos.

Site Name: Reader’s Digest
Website: http://readersdigest.com
Site description: This has been around for a long time and I think people forget what a great resource it can be. It has short stories covering fiction and non-fiction. You never know where a great idea may come from.

Site Name: mental_floss
Website: http://Mentalfloss.com
Site description: This is wonderful for timeless and timely information on a variety of subjects. The scope of Mental Floss is wide ranging and includes music items from time to time.

Site Name: Google Alerts
Website: https://www.google.com/alerts
Site description: Although many use Google Alerts, a lot of air personalities still don’t know it exists. It is a great way to find out all the latest music and entertainment up to the minute information from a variety of Internet sources.

It is like a search engine for topics with up to the minute results. You can be set up to send you an email anytime something is written on a particular subject.