I know inline linking is important, I do it all the time and I understand how it helps keep the information flow going and aids the user journey from one site to another or between two sites. And I understand how linking large chunks of text, describing the thing your linking to helps with Google Juice and page rank – that’s all obvious. But what I’m really wondering is, and [...]
The latest bandwagon our illustrious British celebrities (especially the cooler ones) seem to be jumping on is that bastion of micro content – Twitter. Stephen Fry is a regular Twitterer and has something like 30 thousand plus followers – mainly because he is actually a very good twitterer with interesting things to say. Robert Llewellyn is also on Twitter (AKA Kryten) with something like 2000 followers and, killing time before [...]
I have a pretty rigid routine for checking the web every morning. I always visit the same sites in more or less the same order – usually after checking my e-mail. The routine basically involves going through message boards, blogs, news sites, reading columnists and visiting various other websites I’m into. While I’m going through all these sites I’m making a note of things that spark my interest (I should [...]
I write thousands of words a week. Some of it is good but most is pretty run of the mill. But there’s also a LOT of crap and that is what I want to share with you today.
Every day I write hundreds if not thousands of words. Some in e-mails, some on social networks, most in articles and many in blog posts.
I’ve been working professionaly in new media for a decade now – the first half as an interactive designer and the second half as a new media journalist. Over the decade I’ve written tens of thousands of words.
I’m a vain kind of guy – not vain as in spending hours in front of the mirror – if you’ve seen my hair you’ll know I don’t do that – no vain as in wanting to know what people are saying about me.
A while ago I was listening to Joanna Newsom watching the waves crash against the sea wall and pondering politics.