Blogging advice: Bitching Adds Zero Value
I have literally hundreds of feeds nestled somewhat uncomfortably within my RSS aggregator. In recent months it seems that many of the authors I track have done nothing but rant and complain and whine. Yesterday I decided to clean up my subscriptions and remove those that add no value. I removed nearly one third half of them. For those of you I’ve cut (yes, I know you don’t care), here’s some advice… Bitching Adds Zero Value.
Here’s a short list of things that I find actually add value to any given blog…
Create something new and show it to me. Photos, poems, ideas, I don’t care which.
Teach me what you know about whatever it is you know.
Tell me what you like and don’t like about something – anything, but don’t bitch about it. There’s a difference.
Point me to something you find interesting.
Tell me something about yourself now and then.
To sum up, if you feel the urge to surround your next post with