As the publisher of 13 blogs in the Boles Blogs Network, I write a lot of articles and I get tons of requests from other press organizations for interviews. I have learned to generally ignore any request that comes from a mainstream media outlet because they really just want you to do their background research for them — but without any reciprocal links back or appropriate recognition of the work you do for them. Here’s an example of a request from Fox News that landed in my Inbox late Tuesday night with a story deadline of the next day.
If you want to help me test WordPress.com I would like you to try to add the following link to your Blogroll via the LINKS menu in your WordPress.com admin view:
Please add that link just as it appears. Do not add “www” to the front of “boles.com” and then let me know if it appears in your Blogroll and if you can then edit or delete it from your LINKS Admin view.