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Re: I wonder if blogs still work as they once did.
Posted By: Michael J McMillan In Response To: Re: Ron Jamieson has a twin named Bill Standford...hummmmm (Alex)
Date: Sunday, October 28, 2007, at 3:29 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: Ron Jamieson has a twin named Bill Standford...hummmmm (Alex)
I ask this because of (a) reading the post I'm replying to and (b) a test I've been running on my blog. A few months back, it seemed all one had to do was post on your blog and Google would pick it up and put it near the top in only a couple of days. Now it seems to take a while for them to find it at all, and then you'll have to search for it. Could it be that the lustre has worn off and now it's just like any other web page?? First, you post. Then, you advertise like crazy, hoping to get at least your mother, your best friend and maybe, with luck, a stray dog to read the thing. None of these will have any actual money to spend and they're just doing it to humor you, so it turns out to be yet another dead end.
OK, it's still worth doing, if for no other reason than that it gives you a place to vent and a place to put links to your money making website. Personally, I regard mine as pretty much good for "editorial content" and stray thoughts, maybe someday I can turn it into a moneymaker but that may or may not work out. This post on MaaMaw's board will probably hit Google before my blog will.
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