Getting personal

27 Mar

Weblogs should be personal, right? I’d planned this one as a group blog so avoided personalising it at the outset. Yet I’m now changing my mind to reflect reality and in a spirit of transparency. Besides, I pay for it: it’s a personal initiative.

Jeff Jarvis is a model of openness in his disclosures on his about page. I’d like to follow this model, but my British diffidence militates against saying too much.

4 Responses to “Getting personal”

  1. Jeff Jarvis 27/03/2006 at 3:18 pm #

    Try it. You’ll feel oddly freed.

  2. Stephen 27/03/2006 at 4:02 pm #

    I like it Richard. Much better.

  3. Alice Marshall 27/03/2006 at 7:32 pm #

    How much do your readers want to know? I don’t disclose much more than the obvious business interests on the theory that no one cares.

  4. mediations 31/03/2006 at 5:49 pm #

    Who’s that veggie?

    Today David Phillips, who is on a bit of a roll at the moment, writes about transparency and porosity (but not authenticity which seems to be currently rather fashionable – if questionable – in some quarters). His observations were at

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