Redbubble.com hosts over 400,000 artists where original pieces can be imposed onto just about any product imaginable at a cheap price. Redbubble’s mission statement is “creating the world’s largest marketplace for independent artists, bringing more creativity into the world.” The purpose of Redbubble and its mission statement is to serve as a middleman for artists, but recently this service has inadvertently cost artists thousands of sales. After posting art online artists will find that somebody else has taken their art and uploaded it Redbubble for others to buy and for them to make no money off of their own work. Also many independent creators will have their IP stolen from them and made into merchandise that they will never see a cent of.
In September of 1986 in Hamden, CT a woman was brutally murdered at a local bar. Her body was later discovered in a dumpster with multiple stab wounds but the only thing that was never found was the culprit.
In deciding on a topic for my long form essay I have discovered a topic that will keep me engaged throughout the writing and editing process. I was discouraged with my topic choice after I heard some of the less involved choices my classmates had decided on, but even that couldn’t derail me.
There is no shortage of content on the Internet. But how much of it is good content? And what justifies good content over bad content? Continue reading “The Battle of Good vs. Bad Content”
Online readers have acquired a negative reputation. “Short attention spans” and “skim readers” are terms that are frequently used to describe them. I admit that I definitely feed into these stereotypes. I never realized one reading habit of mine until I read GOV.au’s content guide of writing style where they report that,
“Most readers don’t read single words in order. They bounce backwards and forwards, especially online. They expect words and fill them in.”