Thursday, March 19, 2009

Music on the Blog?

One thing I didn't think about when I added the music a while back was the bandwidth requirement. I just had a reader say it is an issue for his connection, therefore he passes on those blogs that have music.

Another think I wonder about is whether or not is is annoying? Instead of being interested (my intent) to see what song I have selected, some may be annoyed and search to find the turn off/pause button!

So I thought I'd ask the rest of our readers about the music on the blog page. What do you think: Should I
  • Remove it?
  • Keep it?
Thanks for the feedback!
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Let me know -- I want to make this into something that works best

3 comments:

  1. Well, I usually end up turning it off. I'd be more interested in a daily/weekly video that changes, maybe? Maybe when you're on the road, you can tell people where you're at, how long you'll be there, etc?

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  2. I would like to see you either remove the music or have it on your site – but not started by default. I enjoy reading your site and find that I always have turn it off – most of the time I have my own music on.

    I do enjoy reading your site and like you am hoping to get on the road as working fulltimers this year (if we can unload our stix and bricks).

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  3. Thanks for the feedback. That would make it unanimous so far-- so I removed it. If there is interest in bringing it back (or finding a widget where the music didn't automatically start) at a later time, I'll consider it.

    Stay tuned (so to speak) for updates on the video message.

    Thanks again
    Randy

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