Support Anthropology Blogs

Running a quality anthropology blog, like the ones listed at the Anthropology Blogs, takes a lot of time. While many of these blogs draw on free platforms, some of the best are on self-hosted sites. In February 2018, the gradhacker post by Brady Krien summarizes some of the work needed to build an academic website: Where to Begin With Building a Website.

One way to support anthropology blogs is to make a contribution to keep anthropology resources online, updated, and accessible.

Please note that contributions are not tax-deductible. All contributions go directly to promote Living Anthropologically and support anthropology blogs. I sometimes use Google Ad-Words buys to highlight real anthropological analysis, which can get lost in generic searches. I also use Twitter or Linked-In ads to increase the number of likes and visits. If there is a specific theme you would like your contribution to support, or a specific regional focus, please let me know.

In the early days of Facebook, I used Facebook ads to build a successful following of over 20,000 likes for Living Anthropologically. However, in light of the Facebook data-mining fiasco, I no longer use Facebook ads. I am also limiting any use of Facebook to posts that link to support anthropology blogs–outside of Facebook.

Very grateful too for all the traditional web methods: the tweets, likes, and other social shares. Another way to support anthropology blogs is by reviewing books on Amazon and editing Wikipedia, as recommended in Editing Wikipedia > Writing Letters to the New York Times.

Support Anthropology Blogs: Ads & Affiliates

Through early 2018 I funded web hosting through the use of Google Ads. However, as of May 2018 I have discontinued using Google ads, hoping to make the reading experience better and with faster loading times. I am an affiliate for Amazon and keep using links to their site, as I think Amazon is a potentially important way to promote anthropology books.

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