Month: September 2017

  • Why is (Free) Content Still King

    I was so excited this week. I planned my blog post out in advance, took notes, found links – I was ready to go. Then I read an article that derailed my plan, because it covers a subject I have a strong opinion about – paywalls. More specifically, paywalls for newspaper publishers. The article, from […]

  • Is the ‘Pivot to Video’ killing websites?

    If you follow media, you probably read the big news this week: Video has killed traffic to millions of websites! Hey, at least it wasn’t millennials this time. Okay, maybe it wasn’t millions of websites, but the traffic losses are in the tens of millions. And there are a few notable sites that have seen […]

  • The next step

    Like I said, “Someday I’m going to do this.” So I am. But what’s the next step? Despite the (current) name of this project, Random Focus, I want my blog to have some focus, and, more importantly, a purpose. The last thing I want is to have a Seinfeld blog. Not a blog about the […]

  • Someday I’m going to do this

    Someday I’m going to do this

    Every few years I get a itch to start a blog. And every few years I do. And every few years it lasts for about the lifespan of a common housefly – which is actually two to four week and not 24-hours, as is commonly believed. The problem is never motivation.┬áThe problem is confidence. Even […]