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Stalling out on ReviewU

I have got a lot of blogs in my ReviewU queue. Blogs like Tetsujin’s Blog, Lazy Man and Money, and Career Club. Blogs that are causing me to stall and crash. Are you wondering why these blogs are giving me such a hard time? It’s because I can’t find anything nasty to say about them.

If you haven’t noticed by now, my blog entries are fueled by cynicism and spite. If I think something is stupid, I can go on for hundreds of words, tearing it to shreds. Is the content worthless? Great! Does the theme suck? Wonderful! That’s all fuel for my creative fire. If I can’t be cruel and sarcastic, I just can’t write.

I mean, just look at these blogs. Tetsujin’s blog has a great color scheme. Lazy Man and Money makes great use of its space. Career Club looks very professional, not to mention useful for its target audience. How am I supposed to be hateful with layout like these? Even worse, they have good, original content. They’re not ripping off John Chow, they’re not rehashing crap that they found on Digital Point, they’re actually writing down their own unique thoughts. How can I complain about that? You might even learn a few things by reading these blogs. Useful content…man, what’s the Internet coming to?

Give me a poor, struggling blog that needs guidance! Give me something that I can tear down and rebuild! Give me a blog that doesn’t already have nearly 2000 RSS readers (Lazy Man). How can I say anything bad about that? This guy is much more successful than me, and the other two have great potential.

These sites are fine. I’d even go so far to say that they’re great examples of what blogs should be like. The ads are un-intrusive, the content is fresh, and I just can’t think of anything nasty to say. I’m sorry, loyal readers, I’ve let you all down. I’m going to spend all of today recharging my sarcasm batteries, so hopefully tomorrow I’ll be back to my cruel, misanthropic self.

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3 Responses to “Stalling out on ReviewU”

  1. Bylla @ Xavier Media Says:

    You’re too nice :D If I don’t remember completely wrong you made a nice review of my blog too, but if you would like to review a blog that really needs some work, then check out http://www.notsobright.com. Ugly theme, poorly updated and packed with spelling errors :(


  2. Rami Fayoumi Says:

    Geoff, I might someday apply to your ReviewU ;) I’d love to know what you have to say about our blog.

    About notsobright, well the name says it all! no? :P

  3. D Savio Says:

    Hail hail for your words of wisdom!
    I have spent oodles of hours (Read my office chair has an imprint) creating auto-blogging sites. I have unlimited subdomains and unlimited domain hosting so I think, oh yeah, if I can get .10 per blog, build 100 blogs, build 1000 blogs ad nauseum.
    Themes, beauties
    Adsense placement, perfect
    Niches, killer
    SEO, do my best
    Tag and ping, till fingers bleed
    Total adsense revenue in 3 months with 25 Wordpress blogs and another 25 Blogger blogs? Oh, maybe $2, I say maybe because I’m probably kidding myself.
    I was just getting ready to turn some non traffic generating proxy sites into proxy directories and see how that goes.



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