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The Many Sites Of Marcus

OK, you caught me.

I’m playing around with another new site.

First I had www.marcushartman.com and the original Cus Words Blog. Then I started up a Tumblr (and I didn’t even mention my first try at this back when I was still in college).

Now it’s on to WordPress for my Ohio State sports thoughts and observations (I started up a side blog to supplement my work at BuckeyeSports.com because many people contribute there and sometimes it’s tough to fit everything into the ever-changing news cycle).

What’s with the world wide vagabonding?

Well when you get right down to it, it’s all about exposure. I started the iWeb blog because I had the software and the webspace so I figured I might as well use it.

That proved to be a good way to start and learn a few of the ins and outs, but the limitations the site’s structure creates for search engines has proven frustrating, and some research has indicated that I am not alone in that regard.

That led me to Tumblr. I like that a lot, but I feel like I would be out of place using that for a mostly text-based blog. I like putting up both relevant and irreverent pictures and reblogging general interest posts there, too, so I think I’d like to keep it separate. Plus that’s a good place to link all my stories and blog entries and mentions from around the web, a one-stop shop for Marcus information, if you will.

So we’ll try it this way for a while and see what happens.

I might copy some of the greatest hits over from the old blog, but I’m definitely not going to take it down. In the future, I might maintain it as a strictly non-sports site if I feel like sharing those types of thoughts.

Sound good?

I hope you’ll be along for the ride.