Elan Morgan is a writer and web designer who works from Elan.Works, a designer and editor at GenderAvenger, and a speaker who has spoken across North America. They believe in and work to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.

2010 Canadian Weblog Awards: Keep Your Weblog Functional

2010 Canadian Weblog Awards"Keep Your Weblog Functional":
When you have a public website, it invites an audience and some level of social interaction. Let that invite be an invitation to a welcoming experience for your readers, one that greets them the way you would like to be greeted.

In other words, clean up the place a bit (see: fix or delete broken elements) and maybe make a pot of coffee (see: ensure working comments and contact forms). Your readers might just decide to stick around for a while, and you'll probably enjoy the company.

Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon Whether You Tape Over That Thing or Not

Me at MamaPop: Paris Hilton Is Working On a Project No One's Ever Heard Of, Except For That Time When She Mentioned That She Doesn't Know What It Is, Either