If you find content of yours that’s been stolen, don’t be afraid to challenge the thief. Because, regardless of their proffered innocence/ignorance, it’s theft, pure and simple. You work hard to create your content – don’t let others take that away from you.
After thinking about where content was heading, and talking with some fellow bloggers whose work and style I admired, I launched the Pure Blogging project. And it’s one of the most enjoyable projects I’ve been part of.
Personal notes for personal readers. Personal replies from personal thought providers. No mass sharing. No mass consumption. It’s the antithesis of the chase for social proof and maybe – just maybe – the way forward as we look to reclaim the magic of intimacy on the social web.
Why do content marketing apps think they’re doing the right thing by hijacking content being shared through them, and directing web visitors elsewhere? The only ones who truly benefit are the users of these unethical solutions – time to push back.
A month ago, I published a post about an experiment I was going to run – what happens when you remove social share buttons from your blog? These are the results – and some might surprise you.
Earlier this year, as summer started to get into full swing, I published a couple of posts that talked about getting back to pure blogging. These posts – Why the Real Driver of Traffic is Content That Matters to You, and Pure Blogging and the Experience We Give Our Readers – saw me taking a […]