As of this writing (at 2:00 am) I still only have
a valuation of $0.00 over at BlogShares. The reason for the low
valuation? Because there are no inbound links to my site, which is what the
valuation is based upon.
So when Mark
Pilgrim, who has a valuation
of over $14,000, decided to sponsor
links for a gift of 100 shares I
decided to take him up on the offer, although I should not have
mentioned that he could pick up shares for free (and even he
was surprised that one could “buy” shares for nothing). He's going to
make more money on this than I am.
Which is one reason I don't play in the stock market; I don't
really grok this stuff. Well, that and the fact that the economy is tanked
right now …
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