This headline archetype has been used since the printing press began printing, however, sites like UpWorthy have brought it back into vogue (and out of vogue), and other sites have jumped on the bandwagon. Now they’re being called UpWorthy headlines.
This month, we had a bunch of wonderful people interview for new jobs at BuzzFarmers. Most recently, I asked our top candidates to submit three writing samples (paid, thankyouverymuch), one of which focusing on Twitter. As you might know, I run the Twitter.About.com site, and thought this would be a good chance to test their […]
Your angry tweet about a typo was spelled perfectly and had impeccable grammar, but unfortunately you’re an idiot. I’ve said in the past that blog comments are the quarters in a blogger’s tip jar, but leaving a comment about a typo or grammar is like tipping your waiter with a booger. Someone who truly cares […]
Illustrated by Sarah Steenland Let’s be honest … most approaches to search engine optimization (SEO) and social media, when executed by a business, are a little crappy. Spammy, even. Me, me, me, buy, buy, buy, sign up, sign up, sign up, beta, beta, beta, crap, crap, crap. There are a few startup gems out there, and […]
Illustrated by Sarah Steenland One of my favorite startup stories is of Scott Heiferman, co-founder and CEO of Meetup. He had carried fancy titles at companies like Sony and never thought he’d be getting into the game of a startup that fostered a local community. That is, until September 11 happened, and he found himself living […]