The thing I noticed about Jason right off was that he promoted other blogs and bloggers to an incredible degree. That, and his uniqueness, drew me in. His personal blog posts kept me. Some things he said, I agreed with. Other things he said, I didn’t. No problem with that because he has the right to say what he wants to in his space and if I didn’t like it, I could simply bow out. Point being, this guy has brought a hell of a lot of bloggers on WordPress together in long-lasting relationships and turned my attention to fellow writers that I might not have ever met but for him. I don’t know of any spam bots who do that. (Comments closed here. It’s important to put your comments on Linda’s blog post instead. Thanks!)
No one likes spam. In internet terms (as opposed to the stuff you find on the grocery store shelf) it’s the bane of our existence. Its sole purpose is to get our attention and once it does, it either begs us to buy something or gives us something we would never pay for – something like a virus.
Then there is the exception to the rule. In fact, there is only one exception that I’ve found in over a decade of browsing the web. It may have seemed like a “spam follow” at the start, but when I followed the cookie-crumb trail that led me back to its source, it ended up benefiting me beyond my wildest dreams: it was HarsH ReaLiTy.
Jason, also known as Opinionated Man, has a huge (over 50,000 blog, twitter, and Facebook combined) following on his blog, HarsH ReaLiTy. His passion for connecting with other…
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