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I've been evaluating astrology software for over 35 years, and have examined almost every astrology program released. After writing my book Astrology on Your Personal Computer, I began reviewing astrological software for The Mountain Astrologer, the AFA Bulletin, and American Astrology.
Thousands of astrologers rely on my expertise in choosing exactly the right astrology programs to meet their needs, and I continue to help and guide people around the world. I offer this service for free, just asking you to purchase your astrology programs -- at the best price -- through me. The best way to reach me is to contact me via email.
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