Linked Questions

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How can I link to an external resource in a community-friendly way?

I would like to help my fellow Stackizens, using material from my blog or other website. But external links are sometimes viewed as excessive promotion. From the FAQ: Be careful, because the ...
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2answers
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Posting URL to a Blog [duplicate]

I wanted to know is, is it violate any rules if I wrote a blog post for a given question and post it as a answer for that question. There might be many reasons that answer is more suited as a blog ...
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Posting link to my own site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are answers that just contain links elsewhere really “good answers”? How to refer to your blog when answering? Sometimes I have posted my own blog post as an ...
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2answers
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Can I answer a question with a link of a post of my personal website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to refer to your blog when answering? I am making my own personal website, and probably it will have a blog. Of course, I'm still building it, and it's not available yet, ...
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Is posting links to your own blog/site valid? [duplicate]

Is it acceptable to post links to your own blog/site as part of an answer or comment if you have a covered a particular topic in detail and it will assist or answer the question?
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Self Promotion Rules [duplicate]

I have been using Stack Overflow for some time now and find it a great Q&A site where I have got a lot of help and, I hope, have been able to give back something from time to time. I am now ...
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Can I refer to my own blog in a Stack Overflow answer? [duplicate]

I am currently building a blog in my area of expertise with a few colleagues. We hope to address answers to lots of frequently asked questions in this field. Is it appropriate/allowed to refer to our ...
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Moderator Accountability Request

This evening I was contacted by a community member who felt my moderator-activity was too frequent. This is following the closing/migrating of several questions. Being a new moderator, I'd like to ...
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What signifies “Good” self promotion? (or: Self Promotion Part Infinity)

We've been through the self-promotion discussion before, many, many, many times. We've even produced a proposed FAQ entry for it. However, with all these examples of what not to do, it's still hard ...
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Can I answer old/dead questions with posts from my blog?

I've never asked a question on Stack Overflow before. But I've been to SO quite often after Googling for answers to my questions. And every now and then, I end up at these great questions which I ...
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1answer
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User who voted a Q as dupe is missing from list of users in the review. & Weird Community edits

Both my questions here are about the same Question in question, so kept them in this one Question (err..if that makes sense) The relevant question: How to refer to your blog when answering? ...
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Is it appropriate to move extra info from my answer to a blog post?

I have a answer to this question on Stack Overflow that has generated some good attention, but has grown rather large as I continue to update it and make modifications based on comments. The post ...