Boing Boing’s Cory Doctorow on How to Improve your Blog

Here is an interesting video of Cory Doctorow on Boing Boing on things you can do as a blogger to improve it.

Overall theme:  “It is the attention economy, stupid!”
Lesson #1: make the title of the post as expressive/search friendly as possible.
Lesson #2: allow users to determine if they want to read of skip the article based on the first sentence.
Lesson #3: design for user convenience  not for page views.

(Thank you to Thomas Crampton for a great interview)

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