May 03, 2007

Debutante Interview #8 Beth Yeah, Right, Whatever

1. Blog name/names?
Yeah, Right Whatever

2. On-line name/names?

3. #1 reason you blog?
I blog to organize my thoughts, put my opinions into something that is almost coherent.

4. your blogging topic passion/passions?
politics, sports, family

5. How long have you been either blogging &/or reading blogs?
I started reading blogs shortly after 9/11. I began blogging in August , 2004.

6. #1 pet peeve of bloggers?
Some take themselves entirely too seriously.

7. how do you deal with trolls?
I have a couple of bouncers who visit my site and enjoy beating up trolls. If it gets too bad, I delete and ban.

8. best advice to someone who wants to start a blog?
Start slow and decide how you want to do it (random topics, one emphasis, anonymous, semi-anonymous, stuff like that). Then just do it.

9. best advice to parent for internet safety for children?
I hate to say it, but check their history. Frequently. Net Nanny if you have to. Set rules, and stick to them. Pull the plug if necessary.

10. where do you see blogging 5 years from now?
The hard-core bloggers will still be there, but the hobby bloggers will probably lose interest.

Posted by Greta at May 3, 2007 08:45 AM