My latest article in Suite 101 is "The Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Thrives in Symbiosis with Bacteria".

Since I believe in honest titles, it should be obvious that the article deals with this squid and some bacteria. It explains just how this relationship works.

"Hawaiian Bobtail Squid" by cliff1066™
Although this image of "Squid in a Bottle" is not very attractive, it was the only one that was guaranteed to be the "Hawaiian" Bobtail Squid. Therefore it is the leading image. Check my article for two images of its attractive Indonesian relatives.

Of course I also promoted this article through a blog post, "Article on Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Achieves Personal Best", in DeHaan Services.

Writing Tip for Self-Promotion

As always, I promoted my article in a variety of private and social bookmark sites. Although this does not usually bring huge results, last night StumbleUpon gave me over 700 page views. (At least, according to SU itself; Suite 101 only reported something under 500 from SU).

Writing Tip: Promote yourself relentlessly

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