By now you’ve probably heard Google’s testing an RSS follow button in Chrome that lets readers follow blogs, etc. and read those articles in a new “Following” tab in the browser.
At first glance it’s great news — anything that helps readers follow blogs can only help, right?
The problem is this is Google we’re talking about…
(Note: I’m now writing about blogging and such on my other blog at Blogroll.org and sharing them from here.)
When it comes to personal blogs and blogging, screw pace. Rather than pressuring yourself under artificial time & quantity constraints, just write for yourself. Readers (and you) will be happier when you do.
(Note: I’m now writing about blogging and such on my other blog at Blogroll.org and sharing them from here)
It happened again — the Big Guy (Getty) bought out the little guy (Unsplash). And as in the majority of the case, the Big Guy will ruin the little guy.
Getty Images has an notorious reputation among photographers (low pay, lousy service) and is a copyright law tyrant (charges for public domain images, buys popular existing images and ex-post-facto goes after folks for using ’em).
Has anyone checked out bookwyrm.social? It’s a really intriguing alternative to Goodreads that’s also open source and federated. Worth looking into what with Goodreads essentially being depreciated by Amazon.