‘Drama’ Articles:

My Drama Failure

June 16th, 2009 by jeremychone | Comments Off

Note: This blog talks about drama, but does not intend to create any. It is just a reflection on why my previous drama article (the only one) did not work as expected.

Ok—so, as you can see in the previous article, the experiment did not work. It barely topped my top content-oriented article (x1.1), and I over-estimated my reach by a factor of ten. This is a big miss. So either the assumption or the variables were not correct. I am still convinced about the power of entertainment for content, but the packaging was probably not optimum.


Here are what I got wrong:

1) Too Late:

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How I got Censored from Techcrunch: L’Arroseur Arrosé

June 10th, 2009 by jeremychone | 22 Comments »

Disclosure: This article has some drama, which I usually try to avoid on this blog. However, I think this drama leads to good content and an interesting experiment.

The Drama: L’Arroseur Arrosé

Popular tech bloggers tend to have an inner capability to manufacture drama, and that is exactly what Michael Arrington did [again] on the Leo Laporte Live video show last Saturday. While Michael was very fast to give his version of the facts on his blog, commenting back has proven to be a little bit harder—at least, it was for me.

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