Articles by Robby Slaughter

Apparitions and Authorship

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

A while back, the Indy Social Media Breakfast crowd organized a Ghost Blogging Debate. Though the event was impressively well-attended and the presenters suitably well-spoken, those assembled expected more bloodsport. Righteousness and ardent realism should have collided on the topic of ghostwriting. A veritable cagematch should have ensued, with a ravenous crowd chanting ominously. Crack your knuckles and prepare for the brawl the audience yearned to see.

How the ghostblogging debate should have been.
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Reasons To Say “No Comments”

Monday, January 4th, 2010

As Turning Left Against Traffic barrels into another year, readers and dissenters seem to offer one unifying query. Why does this blog refuse to permit comments? For the answer to this puzzling question, you will need to head down an electronic rabbit hole. Namely: venturing past this teaser paragraph into the heart of the post.
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Contesting the Contests

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

In the style of Hollywood disaster flicks, October saw the coincidental release of two contests intended to highlight Indiana’s best blogs. One competition, sponsored by Linking Indiana, features sixty-seven candidates divided into ten categories. Despite its name, the Top 50 Indiana Blogs program currently lists 189 entries and will take nominations through Tuesday, October 27. Both of these battles rely on public voting over the web. Both projects are great examples of how not to run an online contest.

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Robby Slaughter
Slaughter Development, LLC
317.670.4563
rslaughter@slaughterdevelopment.com

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