Reader Discussion: Fake LinkBait

published on August 4, 2008

Recently the SEO universe erupted into a huge debate about the morality of fake or made up linkbait. Popular blogger Lyndoman admitted in a post on his blog that he had completely fabricated a story about a 13 year old …


Reader Discussion: Finding Your Blog’s Persona (Know Your Role)

published on April 25, 2008

Very often when you first start blogging, people will tell you that you need to find your voice. They’re of course talking about your style of writing and the personality you want to portray but I’ve recently been thinking quite …



Reader Discussion: Long Term Goals

published on December 18, 2007

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked a question regarding the Reader Discussion Sessions by two different people. One person asked why I hadn’t done one in a while and the other asked why I bothered trying to get …


Reader Survey

published on November 27, 2007

It’s been a while since I last asked for a lot of reader feedback in terms of this blog’s performance. And, much like going to the doctor or the dentist, it’s rarely a good idea to go too long between …


Reader Discussion: What Are You Thankful For?

published on November 21, 2007

The holidays are here and tomorrow is Thanksgiving in America. My wife and I decided to host the family dinner this year since it is our first holiday season in our own house. As you can imagine, things have been …


Reader Discussion: Review, But Don’t be Negative?

published on November 12, 2007

Wow, so in the midst of preparing my post for today I received an email from SponsoredReviews.com. The review I did yesterday of Laser-Toner.co.uk was apparently not quite up to their standards. Well, rather than give you second hand information, …


Reader Discussion: Are Bloggers Journalists?

published on October 18, 2007

One of the major stories in blogging this week was the US House of Representatives passing legislation that, according to a CNet article, “would shield journalists–and some bloggers–from being forced to reveal confidential sources in federal cases.” While the actual …


Reader Discussion: Social Media = Lowest Common Denominator?

published on October 10, 2007

Last week, we had our first ever Reader Discussion about whether or not we as bloggers need to be careful what we promote. To my surprise and delight, it went over better than I had even hoped for. We had, …