Posts tagged "rant"
Is Social Media Entering the Era of Zero Tolerance?

Is Social Media Entering the Era of Zero Tolerance?

How much of your time is spent on social networking sites? With multiple networks to maintain, have you really got time to waste on frivolous or low-quality user accounts?
Lies, Damned Lies and Internet Forum Threads - Slandering Your Way To Business Success

Lies, Damned Lies and Internet Forum Threads – Slandering Your Way To Business Success

As any prospective online guru knows, marketing your company can be hard work. You need to create a convincing product, work out your USPs, provide a good service to clients and work tirelessly to spread the word far and wide. Well screw that.
This Is What We Know

This Is What We Know

Ever get the feeling that the brilliant, insightful advice you've just received might not be as groundbreaking as you think?
I Don't Care What Colour Your Hat Is, Ignoring Content Is No Laughing Matter

I Don’t Care What Colour Your Hat Is, Ignoring Content Is No Laughing Matter

According to Kris, White Hat SEO is a joke, and good content is a rip-off. Well, sorry Kris. I'm not laughing.
No, I'm Not Going to Read Your Blog

No, I’m Not Going to Read Your Blog

You're desperate for me to read your blog. I can tell. But guess what? You may as well stop wasting my time and yours, because it'll be a cold day in hell before I read your blog post.
Grubbing Peons of Twitter, Bow Down to Your #TwitRelief Masters!

Grubbing Peons of Twitter, Bow Down to Your #TwitRelief Masters!

Comic Relief is a good cause. But has their ill-judged #twitrelief campaign turned the tide of public opinion against them? Forgoing the usual bath of beans, the Comic Relief organisers have found a new way for the great and the good to demean themselves for charity. By talking to dirty, pointless scrubbers like you.
Sheen On, You Crazy Diamond

Sheen On, You Crazy Diamond

Charlie Sheen. Madman or genius? Unhinged drug user or philosopher extraordinaire? That's the most important question of the day. And I think you all know what the answer is. He's a genius, and he's going to make you a better blogger.
How You're Killing Your Credibility With List Posts

How You’re Killing Your Credibility With List Posts

Those of you who write three or more list posts a month aren't going to like this, so I suggest you skip to the end and leave an angry comment. But if you're worried about providing great content, building a solid reputation, or just not coming across as a fool, you need to move on....
#FollowFriday - You're Doing it Wrong

#FollowFriday – You’re Doing it Wrong

Back when the world was young and Twitter was new and exciting, a tradition developed. Every Friday, the users of the burgeoning social media site would take the time to promote their friends. They'd explain why a certain person was interesting, and tag it #FollowFriday.
Why Tweeters Can't Be Beggars

Why Tweeters Can’t Be Beggars

Have you ever sent a Tweet like this? "Help! I need 500 followers by noon! Please ReTweet this!" If you have, you're doing yourself more harm than good. Read on to find out why desperation won't win you any friends, or any followers.
On Water Cannons

On Water Cannons

The following post isn't going to cover copywriting, blogging or SEO. If you don't want to hear my thoughts on the student protests, police tactics and football crowds, please skip this one. I won't be offended.
KFC Copy - Fist Bitin' Bad

KFC Copy – Fist Bitin’ Bad

If you're selling a healthy alternative to your MSG-laden grease chunks, you might want to try and avoid mentioning "reproductive harm".