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Check out my Yahoo! profile

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I’ve been a contributor on the Yahoo! site (formerly Associated Content) for some time. In 2012, I was rated in the top 1,000 contributors from a total of over 600,000 writers. Check my profile at: http://contributor.yahoo.com/user/524538/charles_ray.html

 

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My Financial Plans for 2013

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Check this article on Yahoo! that I wrote regarding my financial plans for the year.

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Read This Blog in Other Languages

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For the benefit of my readers for whom English is not a first language; you can now read it in a number of languages. Simply click on the Google ™ translate button on the right hand side of the page, and when it takes you to the next screen, follow the instructions.

Scroll down until you see a section that asks you what language you’re translating from, the language you’re translating to, and the Website being translated.  Below, I show how the site can be translated from English to German:

 

Translate your website – free and automatic

Original Language                                       Target Language

English                                                            German

Website: http://websitename/com

To the right of the website box, there’s a yellow button. Press that and you get the translation.

Here’s an example of what it will come out looking like from my review of When the Siren Calls:

In Tom Barry ‘s Roman, wenn die Sirene Calls, sind wir Jay Brooke, ein Geschäftemacher eingeführt Immobilien Manipulator mit einer glatten Linie zum Einhängen naive Investoren und eine fatale Anziehungskraft auf Frauen. Working an iffy time-share deal in Tuscany , Jay meets Isobel Roberts, a frustrated woman married to a workaholic, and seeking meaning in her life. Arbeiten eine iffy Time-Sharing- Angebot in der Toskana , trifft Jay Isobel Roberts, eine frustrierte Frau, verheiratet mit einem Workaholic, und die Suche nach Sinn in ihrem Leben. As these two planets orbit closer and closer to each other, circumstances conspire to cause perturbations in both lives. Da diese beiden Planeten umkreisen näher und näher an einander, verschwören Umständen Störungen in beiden Leben führen.

The original passage in English:

In Tom Barry ‘s novel When the Siren Calls , we’re introduced to Jay Brooke, a wheeler-dealer real estate manipulator with a smooth line for hooking naïve investors and a fatal attraction to women. Arbeiten eine iffy Time-Sharing- Angebot in der Toskana , trifft Jay Isobel Roberts, eine frustrierte Frau, verheiratet mit einem Workaholic, und die Suche nach Sinn in ihrem Leben. Working an iffy time-share deal in Tuscany , Jay meets Isobel Roberts, a frustrated woman married to a workaholic, and seeking meaning in her life. Da diese beiden Planeten umkreisen näher und näher an einander, verschwören Umständen Störungen in beiden Leben führen. As these two planets orbit closer and closer to each other, circumstances conspire to cause perturbations in both lives.

This utility allows you to see a translation of the entire post, or any highlighted portion, or when you’ve translated to the target language, the ability to see selected parts in English.

Just another effort to make this blog user-friendly. Comments welcome.

 

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