How to be the Anti-Blogger

By Katharine Swan On Tuesday, September 25, 2007 At 9:22 AM

Now this is a fun meme! The point is to give "evil blogging advice" guaranteed to make other bloggers hate you and avoid your blog like the plague. Thanks to Alicia for passing this on to me!

How to be the Anti-Blogger: An e-Course in 5 Steps

1) Be really offensive. Offend everyone you possibly can, from the entire range of the spectrum. Rail against pretty much every type of person under the sun. Market yourself as a misanthrope.

2) Blog about politics. Nothing pisses people off faster than politics. Be sure to keep #1 in mind while blogging, though. Don't just write about politics — piss all over everyone else's opinions and beliefs.

3) Humiliate your fellow bloggers. Make fun of them every chance you get. The worse you embarrass them, the better!

4) Complain ALL the time. Write 2000-word posts about each of your complaints. Five thousand words for more significant complaints. Then complain some more about how no one reads your blog.

5) Spam everyone else's blogs and email. Post your link in comments at least a dozen times on each blog. Email your fellow bloggers daily whenever you can harvest their email addresses.

If you follow these five simple steps, you will be sure that not only does no one want to read your blog, but also that they hate you with a passion!

I'm tagging: Deborah Ng, Kathy Kehrli, and Kristen King. I would apologize for double-tagging any of you, but...well, that would go against the "evil" spirit of this meme!

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Blogger Kathy@TheFlawlessWord Says:  

Wait a second! My blog EXISTS to complain. Somebody should have told me I was evil before I got started. LOL My contribution to this meme will be up shortly.

Blogger Katharine Swan Says:  

LOL. I don't think anyone would view you as a whiner, Kathy. :o)

Blogger Katharine Swan Says:  

Besides, your complaints are funny!

Anonymous Anonymous Says:  

We have a winner, Swan! Pssss, don't forget to visit my blog and post a complaint there too! ;)

Anonymous Anonymous Says:  

Haha, this kind of describes my MySpace blog! Except for the spam ;)


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Katharine Swan is a full-time freelance writer with more than 5 years of professional writing experience. In addition to maintaining several personal blogs, she writes a variety of online marketing materials for clients, including company blogs, articles, and press releases. In her free time, she spends time with her horse, reads, and writes fiction.

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