is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
I'm trying out an experiment on DailyJS called Sponsored Content . Rather than offering traditional advertising placement I thought it would be interesting to allow people to pay to get articles on the site. That almost sounds like the worst kind of payola scheme imaginable, until you realise that:
I'd like to pay people to write high-quality content for the site, which requires money
We decided that in the amount of time we took to debate the technique we could have made an A/B test to prove it right or wrong. The original page had some long form sales letter techniques, but the copywriting wasn't as strong as it could be.
packaging with npm and Rick Olson…appreciation day The DailyJS on
…used by prettyprint with DailyJS instead of .. I'm planning to use
Stub posts can be quickly generated like this: $ pop post "Awesome Post" Post created: _posts/2011-07-24-awesome-post.md
It includes examplefront-matter, in case you don't like typing it or forget the format.
I want people to be able to get writing with Pop in no time at all, so I've been researching how to generate a flexible site that …
We've had a few guest posts on DailyJS. They're good because they bring in new audiences, based on the author's audience. Even regular programmers have an audience — if someone has a few hundred GitHub followers that can be as useful as hundreds of Twitter followers. You don't have to reach a rockstar hacker to have some impact.
Work Like a Bastard
I love writing but after 7-9 hours work programming, spending another 1 or 2 hours writing can be tough. If you can't …