If, like me, you have too much time on my hands, you’ve probably already found Jakob Nielsen, who’s written quite a bit about site and blog design and ways to write effectively for the Internet. Check out his Top 10 Blogging Mistakes and let’s discuss among ourselves, okay? Me, I learned that both my post titles and links should be clearer – my bad.
But at the risk of stirring the pot (me?) let me add another special Mistake for Gardenblogs: Not telling your readers where you are. In gardening it’s all about Location – or as Michele would say, the Terroir – and I’m one frustrated blog-reader when I can’t figure out where the hell the writer is located. So why make it so hard – or impossible – for readers to figure out where you are?