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This story appears in the February 2000 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

Fueling content for your Web site can be an editorial headache and a financial drain. Fully or partially subsidizing your site content with purchased syndicated columns, news, horoscopes, weather, sports, comics and the like is a time-saving and economical option. If you're looking for some text mortar to fill in a few gaps, consider the following:

  • AlterNet ( offers low-cost and top-notch syndicated content for the independent and alternative press. Op-ed pieces and feature stories on social justice and popular culture abound.
  • ClariNet ( sends 2,500 hard-hitting news stories across the Web wires each day. A must for anyone interested in providing visitors with real journalism, this company delivers news via HTML or the Usenet newsgroups (a more digestible, slimmer version to save space on your Web host's server). ClariNet specializes in content for corporate sites, ISP home pages and educational institutions.

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