Skip to comments.Vanity Question
Posted on 09/17/2012 8:12:26 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay
I've been here long enough to know that blogpimping is frowned up. But then I looks up after x number of years and see the 'Bloggers and Personal' section of FR. Is it ok to post self-blogged content to this area?
But to hear from a moderator would be the best.
Then why not ping a moderator or send a Freep Mail?
Yep, that’s what that section is for.
Before you post, check for spelling and grammatical errors. The spelling/grammar police will flame you for it and your content will be lost in that fog.
I’d think so. However, some bloggers just post a one-line teaser to force anyone who sees the headline to make the click-through jump to even begin to gather what the post is about.
It’s nice to get a better feel for the thread before being required to boost “click through” counts.
If what you wrote is good enough that people want to see more, that is great. But don't just use FR as advertising for your site to boost your advertising hits.
I think self-blogging is a mortal sin
If you have something to say about the video say it here. And also tell what the video is so people know whether it is worth their time to click on it.
Blog pimping is continual spamming of your own blog as a form of advertisement. Usually what people don’t like is when your own content is excerpted because sometimes blogs are untrustworthy in regards to malware and because it is your own content, by default you can give permission for full posting, there is no ambiguity on that end.
Just posting an article here and there from your blog with no excerpt never has been considered pimping.
For example, one guy a while back was posting dozens upon dozens of links to his ‘pay-per-click’ blog with excerpts only. Never responding except the occasional griping if someone criticized him. That is pimping.
We do however, encourage people to create and share their own content. If your intention is to be part of the community and not just use it for hits, welcome aboard.
One other thing we consider pimping or spam is posting some other source’s content as your own on your blog then posting it here.
For example, if you take a Fox News article and post it on your own blog with no unique commentary then post that here, that is pimping at best and plagiarism at worst.
My mom caught me self blogging once
For your review.
HA! I just saw this, too.
Excerpting one’s blog is what gets flamed. Shoot! Even if you DON’T excerpt, you may still get accused of blog pimping.
Thanks all for the feeback.
Despite the fact that Free Republic has a Blogger/Personal section, under no circumstances are you to actually USE it, unless you intend to post the full and complete blog article, thereby giving free content to FR.
One other thing we consider pimping or spam is posting some other sources content as your own on your blog then posting it here.
While I agree with your definition of "pimping", you might want really to tell this to some of the self described blog pimp police. Ive even seen excerpts from blog, blogs with original content that might merely reference a link to another site or article as a matter of reference, and purely original content posted in the section named Blogs and Personal Chat, being deemed as blog pimping and the posters excoriated and driven off this site by the self appointed blog police. And you know how they are.
thereby giving free content to FR
Which is infinitely preferable to giving free advertising to scummy blogpimps.
This is the real Admin Moderator
So "sock" it to him!
(What was your question?)
How are they?
Here’s a link to a thread posted on this subject by Jim Robinson.
I’m sure if you follow his guidelines, no one here will give you any grief.
Be careful; you might go blind.
Psy Gangnam Style!
Simply relying on the PSYchic ability of most FReepers to discern deep inner meanings.
Either that, or I need new glasses. That really looked like an “a” to me.
My mom caught me self blogging once...Just once? My Ma must have been hyper-vigilant.
There are some here that see red when someone posts an article etc in the bloggers section.
Some of them also hate twitter, facebook and the new media overall.
These FreeperBeaters pride themselves in hijacking threads they don't deem worthy of being posted on Free Republic.
Some of them even curtailed a fundraiser for the troops by a national organization by belitttling legitimate bloggers and chasing them away.
When a new Breitbart comes along, you can be sure they will do all they can to shut him/her down and chase them away from Free Republic like they did Andrew.
Psy no attention to the FreeperBeaters and good luck posting on the bloggers forum!
My goodness! So judgemental of folks you disagree with. Quit freeperbeating!
Psy closer attention.
I'm 99.9% pure, like Ivory and Ebony soap.
Oh yea, and you betcha I disagree with the posters that chased Andrew Breitbart away from Free Republic.
I'm sure they are real proud of getting him turned against FR.
Good job dinosaurs.
You keep referring to that but I've never heard of him posting ~ or pimping ~ here.
The additon of Ebony brought it up to 99.99
I was wrong to only call it 99.9
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