Tag: blogging (page 1 of 6)

Bloggers Share a lot of the Blame of the Demise of the Independent Web

In my previous post, I called out Google as playing a huge role in pushing users away from blogs and into the social media silos. But bloggers themselves are equally to blame for chasing users away. In this post, … [continue reading]

How Google Helped Kill the Indie Web and How It Can Bring It Back

My hope is that someone that works inside Google reads this post and shares it with their co-workers. Maybe this post can get a conversation going about where the web is heading next.

In 2013, Google made a mistake. It … [continue reading]

The Indie Web is Dead, Long Live the Indie Web

Maybe as a result of breaking up with social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), I’ve become more nostalgic for earlier times. I have fond memories of the early pioneer spirit of the independent web. On archive.org, I … [continue reading]

I’m Glad I Didn’t Move this Blog to Medium

In May when I sold the domain that used to house this blog, I considered moving everything over to Medium.com. It would have been a lot of work. I decided against the move.

I got some good comments here plus … [continue reading]

más MAS #1

más MAS is a new feature I’m adding to the Critical MAS blog. These will be links to things that I’m doing that are outside of this blog. In this first edition, I will catch up on the first half … [continue reading]

The State of Blogging in 2018

I’m putting this post together as a way to gather my thoughts on the current state of blogging.

WordPress is a Bloated Mess

I’ve been using WordPress now since 2007. I use it on 5 of my websites now. It … [continue reading]