Shameless Self-Promotion

by Nathan Hamm on 10/20/2004 · 3 comments

First off, for those who don’t read my other site, check this out. It’s hilarious.

Now, a bit of a confession. When I find these kinds of things outside of my normal rounds of reading, I hold them kind of close to my chest until I decide where to try to dish them out in comments sections or trackbacks.

Well, I doled it out to Bill because it seemed right up his alley and fit with the post. And also, this man wrote the book on guerilla self-promotion. Now, I didn’t follow his artful technique to a “t,” but shouldn’t I get a cookie? After all, a name without a link is just a name. (Incidentally, I have a bad habit of screwing up the link to the site in my comments only on INDC — it’s a freakin’ curse or something).

Either way, I reiterate, this might be the funniest thing I’ve seen all campaign season. If it’s good enough for the QOAE, it’s good enough for all of you.

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Bill from INDC October 20, 2004 at 9:42 am

Now, I didn’t follow his artful technique to a “t,” but shouldn’t I get a cookie?

Hmmm. Actually, you didn’t follow my comment spam technique very well – should have linked to your post, which I would have followed to the ha-ha link. Then I would have given a hat tip back to the post.

My bad for not recognizing you as a blogger and hotlinking your name, though.

Nathan October 20, 2004 at 10:02 am

I know, I know. I have something that keeps me from following rules correctly, no matter how well written they are.

Honestly, not a big deal at all. The pupil still has much to learn.

Nathan October 20, 2004 at 10:05 am

Oh, and to make matters worse, I am torn between promoting this site, the one I’ve invested more time into, or the other one. So, I sometimes will specifically avoid the comment spamming with links to that site to get credit coming to this one. I’m weird that way.

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