This quote is sometimes attributed to Bobby Womack, sometimes to Walt Disney. From what I can tell, the original saying came from the man who always left them wanting more with The Greatest Show on Earth, Phineas T. Barnum.
By the way, he didn’t actually say: There’s a sucker born every minute. He’s thought to have said: There’s a customer born every minute, but of course that’s less fun to quote!
There’s been a new post born every day on Fork since December 28th of 2010 when we first started gate guarding. That’s 128 days. I’ve written most of these since Heidi is also writing daily on her Good Life blog.
Heidi’s been researching blogs: ideal length, 500 words or less. Frequency… can’t find any stats. Heidi wrote a poll for her GL blog. I decided it was a good idea to do the same for Fork.
I’d like this to be a place for a bit of information and a bit of fun, with occasional commentaries mixed in. It isn’t The New York Times and there aren’t staff writers making it funny, so whether the vote comes in stronger for daily or weekly or in-between, I can’t guarantee there’ll be any improvement in quality. I am aiming for that 500 word count, though.
Please vote. I’ll look at the results in a week and that’s the direction I’ll take. It’s anonymous so hopefully that will eliminate all hesitation.
I’d like this to be a fun place to visit, not a burden to try to read everyday. I’m thinking fewer post would be better … So let me know. I’d also welcome comments and suggestions. If I don’t like them I can always delete ’em 😀
P.T. Barnum knew a thing or two about what people want. I don’t want to wear out my welcome.