Category Archive: Blog

Blog URL Change

Just a quick note that I’ve got a new domain for my blog, TheGoldenCrusade.net The old domain should redirect until I figure out what to do with that domain (I’m thinking of splitting the non-WoW posts into a personal blog) but I’d appreciate it everyone updated their blog rolls/links/bookmarks to the new URL. There was …

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Reminder that Google Reader Shuts Down July 1st

Just a friendly reminder to all my loyal readers that Google Reader and related apps and services will be no more come July 1st. For those who use RSS heavily, here is a list of 12 Google Reader Alternatives. For The Golden Crusade specifically, don’t forget you can subscribe to emails (top left of the …

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Join me on Google+

Way back in August I joined Google+ pretty much solely to take advantage of the Google Authorship program, but now I’ve become more interested in the social networking site, and it’s kind of lonely on there right now. So, that being said, add me on Google+, I am listed as Eric Dekker and there’s a …

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One Year Blogiversary

So it seems my one year anniversary of blogging passed me by without me noticing! To be fair I had a bit of a rough start, it was more of a soft launch so it was hard to determine exactly when I started blogging, but I’ve decided the best date to consider my first day …

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The State of Blogging

The other day (okay it was a few weeks ago, but I didn’t have enough content to actually write about it till now) I realized something that’s fairly unique to your gold community: We’re the most monetized sub community in the WoW blogosphere. I mean think about it, most of my fellow bloggers, including myself, …

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20 Days of WoW Blogging Challenge: Day 13 – People (players/bloggers) that you admire

Remember me starting these? Yea, thought not. Figured I might as well get these finished before Mists of Pandaria takes center stage. 20 Days of WoW Blogging originally by Saga of Spellbound. I’ll be frank here, I don’t think there’s anyone in this community I don’t respect, but I figure I’d highlight a few particular …

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Rebranding and Book Writing

The Golden Crusade - A blog dedicated to making gold and the World of Warcraft Economy

Yes, I said book writing, but more on that in a moment. As regular readers will notice the banner up top has changed from the default that came with the template, finally. More astute observers will have noticed that the sites favicon has changed as well to the site’s new logo, featured left. Both of …

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Pre Expansion Slump

Yes, yes I know I haven’t written anything gold related, or WoW related for that matter, in way too long. To be honest I’ve still been a bit apathetic towards the game, honestly if it wasn’t for the fact I succumbed to the annual pass, I would have probably dropped WoW by now. But I …

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Writing for the Sake of Writing

As some of you who follow my twitter might have already heard, last week over my reading week my keyboard broke. And when I say it broke, I meant I fried it…by cleaning it. The keyboard was a Zboard with a removable keyset that can be washed fairly easily. Last Monday (I think it was …

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20 Days of WoW Blogging Challenge: Day 12 – A usual day in your life/online time

I’ve decided to take up the 20 Days of WoW Blogging Challenge by Saga of Spellbound to commemorate my 3 month anniversary at the end of January. I also figured it would be a good way to get the writing juices flowing and generate some content between the usual gold making posts. On with the …

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