One of the things that is sometimes weird about being person who plans content within the context of SEO in the modern business world is that it doesn’t often fit within the expected frame of pumping out something as fast as possible to then show off the immediate and glorious benefits that made the company… Read More Content is about more than immediate rewards
It’s Banned Books Week! Or, maybe you’re reading this at some point in the future and it’s no longer Banned Books Week. Easy solution: Live your life like every week is Banned Books Week. In the past, I have often celebrated this auspicious occasion by reading a banned book. When I used to do a… Read More Read more banned books
In the interest of continuing to produce content that adds to ever growing content pile that is the internet, here’s a new post! (Read my thoughts on the noisy world of content we live in if that’s your sort of thing.) One of my goals for this blog is to write thoughtful or thoughtful-ish pieces… Read More Some stuff I liked in August
A flip switched at some point in the last ten(ish) years and now the world is full of content. Bursting with content. All companies are trying to create content. There approximately five dozen streaming services crammed to the brim with content. Videos and newsletters and podcasts that you love and enjoy that used to be… Read More Making content for the sake of making content is just noise
Looking for a job is pretty stressful and part of that stress is generated by applications. After all the hours you spend crafting a perfect resume and a portfolio and other materials, all you want to do is go find things that look interesting, attach your carefully curated information, and then go spend your time… Read More How useful is a cover letter anyway?
SEO has layers. So. Many. Layers. At first blush, it doesn’t really seem like it. Do whatever makes Google happy and set off on your way. You’ll be just fine! That’s how I felt when I first started optimizing content for SEO. As a bright-eyed little achiever, with the guidance of some really smart coworkers, I felt like I had a handle on the whole thing. … Read More SEO is like an onion
My relationship with Twitter has often been unhealthy (a common refrain of Twitter users), but during the pandemic, it really ratcheted up in terms of being a life sucking source. I could not put it down. Continually glued to all the absolutely horrendous political news, the killing of Black people by the police, the protests that ensued, the fact that California was on fire, just all of it.… Read More Those who stop doomscrolling are probably still doomed to repeat it