After 20 years as a journalist, I’d like to think I have a bit of a nose for when people are being straight with me, and I felt you weren’t. So it went off.
I still do
The fact that you raced on here to comment after I received an email and responded on email to an executive at Guardian, alerting him to the reader feedback I’d had about his platform, also doesn’t dissuade me that you aren’t part of leadership at the company.
And thanks for addressing Danyelle’s original point, that you feel you are able to know what traffic you’re generating. Glad to hear it.
Thanks for telling us about what you’re earning! Can you give us a sense of how many hours you have to work for that $3K, and how many posts you have to write and how many edit?
You know, we have a saying in the South: If you have to tell people you’re a lady, you’re not. I stated in my blog post that I admired you a great deal. ..for what you’ve accomplished. But I have a completely different impression than I did this morning. How does it further your career to be so dismissive of people who post on your blog? I just don’t get it.
I have entertained at great length people with opposing views here on the blog today, in the service of getting more information for my readers, so they have all the facts. I don’t think that’s dismissive, Patti. I could have spiked this whole thread off, but instead, I’ve allowed the folks at Guardian extensive real estate to state their point of view. Read more