In yet another attempt to discover Twitter’s value, I started following more people yesterday. Then I spent time lurking and trolling, reading and scrolling. My dominant impression: there’s a whole lot of huckstering going on.
Scanning my newsfeeds tonight and finding way too many salesey, hypey headlines linking to boringly bland blog posts, I was overcome by a sudden and strong visceral dislike for the formulaic, overly-clever blog titles that are everywhere on the Web these days and which, admittedly, until tonight, I have been all too inclined to emulate (and recommend to others).
It’s got to stop. And stopping has to start with me.
A fellow WordPress designer/developer recently asked (in one of my LinkedIn WordPress groups) how to automatically remove “old” blog posts. Her client wants certain blog posts to run for specific lengths of time and doesn’t want to have to keep track and remove them manually. Why? My fist reaction was Why? Why would a content […]