are there any regular readers out there? anyone who might know about the whole upstart blogger and twitter/genesis rocket debacle? a few? well, good. if not, check the archives for a refresher. the short story is that over the last year i followed, became entangled with, and then uncovered all sorts of unsavory things about… Continue reading Caution: Beware of Fireballs
since posting my rant the other day about twitter, and the products/methods/ebooks that pump up your follower count at any cost, one thing’s become clear to me: honesty wins more friends than enemies. this should be fairly obvious, but apparently, to some, it’s not. just take a look at the comments on this post and… Continue reading honesty wins more friends than enemies
a little late in finding this but seth godin points out on his blog that: having ten times as many Twitter followers generates approximately zero times as much value. which more or less proves my point. Seth’s Blog: Bullhorns are overrated.
I’m done. Seriously, I’ve had it. I’m done with the lies and the hype and the spam and the spin doctoring. I’m done with “twitter methods” that promise thousands of followers and fame and fortune and all they really deliver is spam, affiliate marketing, and zombies – the precise thing they claim to avoid. You… Continue reading How not to use Twitter
since i first started the twitter schoolbus experiment, the goal was to create a system that compared with twitter rocket for getting followers. eventually, i discovered that my method was slow and took a lot of time to build a steady following. at least in theory, twitter rocket could build that following in about half… Continue reading twitter schoolbus: some tricks i’ve found
i’ve really enjoyed the discussion that my experiment has generated. this has always been a really low traffic blog, although i’ve always felt like it could do better. in the last few days i’ve somehow attracted the attention of people who would never have come here before, and i credit that, largely, to twitter. so… Continue reading twitter schoolbus, day 3 and 4
today i put my theory to the test. it goes like this: if the twitter rocket program is so easy, and i know the types of things that upstart blogger has exposed in the past so i know what he’d avoid, then the actual process needs to be really freakin’ obvious. so as i was venting… Continue reading twitter schoolbus: day two