I write three blogs, and I’ve struggled to think of some way to present them together, to collect them into a brand. The best name I can come up with is Tribloggeratops.
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I write three blogs, and I’ve struggled to think of some way to present them together, to collect them into a brand. They are a disparate group. The Abandondero presents my take on Richard S. Shaver and what perhaps will later be known as the Iron Pyrite Age of Science Fiction. I limit Picatopica to puzzles, but I plan to include some pieces about classic games in the future. Nut House Insider is a grab bag of my satirical pieces. I’ll soon publish limericks there as well as some more short videos.
What should I call this collection of blogs? The best name I can come up with is Tribloggeratops.
The Shaver Mystery abandondero.blogspot.com
The pseudo-logo above comes from an illustration I found in Wikimedia called Human-triceratops size comparison.png. The Wikipedia user who goes by Dropzink created with a Creative Commons license (CC BY-SA 2.5). I erased part of the design and superimposed the text.
Ideally, the logo for my blogs should be based on an original drawing and have live links to my blogs. I’m not there yet, but I will be soon. Helping my younger daughter has sharpened my dinosaur-drawing skills this summer.
Why write your own blogs when you can write for Triond?
I write blogs because I’m insecure about Triond’s future. ExpertsColumn has been very good for me, for articles that had no audience on Triond have attracted one there; but I believe in the Internet and want to put together articles with pictorial, video and audio content. ExpertsColumn doesn’t want to move into the 21st century. Blogger allows me to re-post my multimedia pieces in a dotblogspot safe haven.
Plenty of Triond’s competitors offer contributors the ability to post their own videos, etc. Nevertheless, I don’t see them offering much beyond the basics. They aren’t going after anything new, either–at least not very fast. For example, Hubpages users have been asking for a Hubpages Android app for two years. Google, of course, has an Android app for its own product Blogger. I expect Google to maintain technological superiority over Squidoo and Hubpages in the foreseeable future.
I’m looking for the best box of tools to make my projects. When I find something better than Blogger (that’s free), I’ll move on. I want to take my work to a higher level of technical sophistication, but I don’t have the knowledge to do that for myself.
Images reflect the people who create them. The logo that represents my brand shows a dinosaur with three websites. That’s me.