Thursday, December 24, 2009

Reader Feedback Time!

Lately, I’ve been looking at the way I’m doing things here at RPG Blog 2, and have been thinking about expanding the scope of the site, either by hosted material, bringing other bloggers on board to run it as sort of a combined online magazine site, having a dedicated RPG news section, or a mixture of any/all of these ideas.

Of course, my technical skills are pretty minimal, so you have to keep that in mind. But I’d love to hear anything you’d like to see on here, as well as anything you’d like to see more of! As always, thank you so much for reading!


Swordgleam said...

Personally, I like the blog as-is. There's plenty of other news sources and multi-author sites - I like knowing that when I see a post from RPG Blog II, I'm reading your thoughts.

But I understand the desire to expand, so good luck whichever way you go.

Johnn Four said...

I like the blog as it currently is too. I visit frequently.

What would be your end goal? If you made changes, what would success look like to you? I'd work backward from there to decide what changes had to be made.

Zachary The First said...

Good thoughts, and I thank you both for them.

Honestly, I feel like I'd like to present a little more content, but am personally about at my limit for expanding such content.

Johnn Four said...

I'll throw at you the age-old adage of quality vs. quantity.

Given that, though, if you're after more content, the Gnome Stew crew do an awesome job. So that model can work.

Another idea is to get just one more reliable and consistent content producer who is passionate about some aspect of RPG that jives with your blog. That one extra writer can result in a wonderful increase in content volume.

Maybe put out a want ad with some idea for how to test, and go from there?

Sean said...

You know, there isn't a single blog that I follow that has more then one regular author. I'm not saying it can't be done well, but I prefer the more personal touch of single author blogs.

I check out most blogs once a week. If there's one new post or sixteen, I'm happy. Your blog isn't the busiest I regularly visit, but it's in the top third.

da Trux said...

i like the blog as is, as well. this is the only RPG blog i have on my RSS feed, and it has inspired me to start my own RPG blog. I just haven't gotten around to it yet though. I already have a music review blog that i do, but i'm more passionate about RPG's than music. I guess my real problem is that i don't get to play as much as i would like. There are so many small games and companies i want to try out, but my gaming group has been having trouble meeting up lately.

either way, if you want to add another columnist to your blog, then do it. but don't try to overreach yourself by taking on too much too soon.

Kaiju said...

I enjoy reading the blog as it is, but will continue to do so with whatever content or posting schedule you decide to follow.

I've been reading since the first version of RPGBlog. I really enjoy your enthusiasm for gaming in all forms. As long as you continue to write and post, I'll keep reading.

Tenkar said...

Slow and steady wins the race lad ;)

In any case, you are doing well now, and any changes I'm sure will be just as good.

Just don't change for the sake of change.

Zachary The First said...

I can't tell you guys how much I appreciate all the feedback, as well as those of you who also emailed! Thanks for taking the time to do so!