You Want WA or Facebook?
Hi folks this might be my last blog for a while. Those that know me well, I hope, see me as pitching in to help when I can. That is still there for anyone on WA. However after this I might have a very small circle of friends:)
DO we want WA to be about mutual support for our learning path to great business opportunities or do we want it to be a monthly fee for an exclusive Facebook style community?
I want to hear how newcomers are getting on. I want to hear if my friends have problems in the business, I want to engage in the community to benefit both myself and others.
Increasingly I am emailed links to blogs that are about the below and it takes time to get into them to then realise they are:
Day to day accounts of what people have done in their day job
Heads up warnings about pet care 2 months before the event that is concerning the writer.
How bad someone is feeling because of past events in their life ( one had 8 consecutive blogs just about how awful they felt)
Endless self affirmation ' look how awesome we are' blogs that go to show that the writer is actually feeling rather anxious about their situation.
Please note I am talking about people who repeatedly blog about this stuff, everyone including me should be free to throw in the odd one, it's what life is about.
THE REASONS THIS IS DONE:
To rankspank, in other words drop the rank number by playing to one of its weaknesses. The content will be flagged up if the content goes against the rules, but if not will count on your rank score no matter how pointless the content is to other WA members.
To blog vaguely WA content with a nice link to their website that promises to explain more. If you are explaining a point just put it in the blog. The first method is to selfishly increase traffic, the second is to help the community.
To raise their profile as a writer or generally be able to refer to their standing in the community because of the rank they have. To outsiders they would be seen as an expert in online marketing, to those of us who read their material we know them to be just constant bloggers.
I pay for this service AND IT IS THE BEST VALUE BEST OPPORTUNITY I HAVE HAD IN A DECADE. IT HAS THE MOST HELPFUL PEOPLE I HAVE MET IN A WORK SITUATION EVER. That said I still pay for it, I am here to work, I am here to work with you if you want.
Please don't spoil WA.
Hard work, fighting the tendrils of self doubt and, overcoming problems is what WA is about.along with helping others. If you want to increase your online profile with facebook style chatter go on FB and do it.
Those who are 90% about online success and 10% about personal stuff I would love to hear from you. otherwise.please unfollow me.
No offence meant to the many great people who I talk to and the best of luck to those who see it another way.