Posts Tagged: spam

Stay or go

My blog posts are not very “hip”. Owing more to my writing roots than my innate laziness (which I never refuse to give its due), I don’t do a lot of “fancying” up of my posts. They generally run on type: a single image followed by a lot of words. Occasionally, as in my “Out… Read more »

Ah, refreshing!

Every now and then I like to take a week off from posting just to allow the blog to clean out the spamsters.  It’s a little like refreshing your modem or rebooting your computer…cleans out the noise and everything runs a bit better. It’s still amazing to me how much spam there is and how… Read more »

Blasts from the past

It’s a new year on the JMD blog and I find myself bogged down with mundane tasks I need to get done in order to make the site ship shape for 2012. Accordingly, I’ll be re-posting the most popular posts from 2011 over the next week in order to give myself some time to do… Read more »

Oh, sorry. Were you gone?

Well, you passed the test.  Or failed it, I suppose.  Depends on your point of view. Though there are many plugin applications available to track and catalog readers’ activity on web sites (though without any real information on the users themselves – relax), the data is useful but not always insightful. So while I know… Read more »

Withholding comment

Time once again for our continuing series of random ponderings on life in cyberspace.  Today’s chapter:  Life as a website admin. Being but a tadpole in my writing career, I reasoned it would not be likely to need an administrator of my blog and message board.  Until I built up some mass with substantial sales, it… Read more »