The Year For Blogging To Pump Up The Volume

In 1990, New Line Cinema released a box office failure starring Christian Slater as a teenage pirate radio DJ who inspires a surge of others to take to the air and find their voice. Come and gone nearly three years to the month before I first got online, Pump Up the Volume nonetheless for me is the patron film of the blogosphere.

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Blogging By Numbers

It’s no secret that I like reading posts about blog anniversaries, in part because of my project to restore two decades of blogging here into a single, unified place. There seem to have been many such posts recently, but Ruben’s might be the most unique.

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Blogging’s Memory Hole

As often happens with one blogger or another, Winnie Lim again notes that blogging can feel like “publishing into a blackhole” even if we know that mostly we’re doing this for ourselves.

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Yet Another Blogging ‘Meta’ Post

I’ve got some things I want to blog but I’m so deep into the new setup and migration of posts that I haven’t been able to get to any of it. Instead, a few brief notes about how things have been going in this process.

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Blogging Vulnerabilities

Amit Gawande digs a bit into finding one’s writing voice, wanting to do so “without the added pressure of anticipating the reader’s reaction”.

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Blogs Blogged Blogging

Tracy Durnell two months ago wrote up a thing trying to understand blogs, as in trying “to hone in on what exactly we’re talking about” when we talk about them or use the term.

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Blogging Bring Back Blogging

One month ago, at the start of January and of the new year, I blogged about a campaign called Bring Back Blogging, an effort which in the end received more than 700 submissions.

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