: The Utterly Clueless Tony Perkins hires a flack to get him links for his Always-On thing.
They made the mistake of approaching Elizabeth Spiers of Gawker. She dealt with them with the deftness of a fish knife on salmon: “…it seems a bit like having your mom run around the playground, asking all the other kids to be your friend.”
Uh, Tony, I’ll try to explain this to you: People will link to you IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING WORTHWHILE TO SAY. That’s how this weblog thing works; in fact, that is what makes it work: quality rises because it deserves to. The rest is merely ignored.