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BlogCatalog a place where bloggers & Readers Connect

By Angie Alaniz, published on Jun 5, 2011

The biggest question being tossed around lately at me is: Do you think that blogging will eventually die out? My answer to that is: As long as you’re staring into that beautiful screen of yours where you’re getting most of your information from, then “NO”, no way, of course not. Not only is blogging bringing in a little extra cash for some of you bloggers but also it’s become a social phenomenon. Today it’s a whole new universe, and at BlogCatalog we’re connecting not only to our readers but also to the people behind their blogs. Our own blog, on BlogCatalog, has become quite interesting... (more)

Tags: blogcatalog, bloggers, san antonio, interviews, readers, angie alaniz, connecting, inspiring, social phenomenon, tx.

The Blogger: Voted Person of the Decade

By TonyBerkman, published on Sep 6, 2010

This decade has been marked by turmoil and the rapid pace at which new crisis face us. Despite the challenge, bloggers and the tools that they have enabled, are "the person" of the Decade. They are heroes. If not for bloggers, there would be no Facebook, no Twitter user - bloggers themselves, and no news coming out of countries that were held down by authoritarian rules.

BlogCatalog is organizing a Celebration in the Alamo City to mark the end of this Decade and to recognize the good the positive impact that bloggers represent. As web 2.0 is all about iterating, the event... (more)

Tags: bloggers, san antonio, texas, geek party, blogger person of the decade, bloggers texas

Expedia, Orbitz & Travelocity lose $20 million lawsuit to San Antonio.

By TonyBerkman, published on Nov 1, 2009

In a landmark jury trial,  the City of San Antonio and 172 Texas cities won $20.6 million verdict against 11 of the largest online travel booking companies, including Expedia,  Travelocity, Priceline & Orbitz.

San Antonio claimed that online reservations companies charged customers sales tax based on the retail rate, though only remitted taxes to the city on the negotiated wholesale price. 

The online companies had argued that they do not buy and resell rooms.   Rather, they said that they negotiate a lower price, from the hotels, based on the value of the marketplace that... (more)

Tags: san antonio, orbitz, expedia, priceline, travelocity, hotel occupancy tax

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