Being a webmistress is a lot of work, but being a webmistress who
has around thirty (yes, I said THIRTY) webpages is a LOT of work.
Keeping them all updated, looking good and with the times is more
work than most people can handle, but I can do it. Slowly, but surely.
The thing that bothers me, is that people who visit my page find
a broken link and complain about it. I don't need this. Chances
are that I am in the midst of structuring, redoing or updating the page.
When I make a page, I try to make it visually appealing, fast loading
and accurate with distribution of its information. Sometimes I
cannot get it all done. Believe me. You probably don't know how
frustrating and aggravating it is to receive mail from people just
telling you where you screwed up. "Oh, the link here is missing,
and that should be somewhere else." With a lot of people, I have
seriously fought the urge to tell them, "Hey, look pal. I maintain
more webpages than you have family members. How's about you take the
page you have a problem with and do something better with it? I would
LOVE to see your opinion of a better page."
Hard work is definitely put into my final product. I am sorry if I
cannot please everybody who views my homepage. I do not post a page
that I do not like, and I never post a page before I get CONSTRUCTIVE,
as in, "I like this but this could be better" type of criticism. It is
impossible to make everyone happy these days.
Not everyone is perfect in maintaining their webpages. Nobody seems
to really mind or be bothered when a well-known webmaster has a
broken link. Nobody seems to have a problem taking from less
popular sites. "No one will notice, this site doesn't get visits"
Well, I care. I care when people take without credit. I care when
people send me mass mail about broken links which I know are broken
and will no longer be broken. I am sick of people sending me a
zillion and a half letters about how my site isn't finished. I
have thirty webpages. It takes time to update and maintain them all.
If you send me mail, think before you hit send. A mature letter
with an active voice will recieve more attention than a letter which
sounds like an eight-year-old wrote it. I know I makemistakes, but who doesn't?
Afterall, I AM only human.
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