of opting in.
Vestigial email and alerts accumulating in a well organized
but completely ignored inbox hierarchy?
Time to walk-the-walk with some housecleaning, and put the
slow-to-adopt on notice. Things are reaching critical mass. Time to evolve or
move on down the road.
E-mail, Ezines, Newsletters & Alerts: Opt out.
Get a feed if still interested in the content.
No feed available. Goodbye. It’s tough love.
Surprisingly, Adobe Edge
Newsletter is going . . .(tough call)
Word of the
Goodbye Facebook alerts. Hello Facebook feed.
Highlights: It’s a bowler!
Daily Gadget, where’d you come from? Welp, cya!
Hardware: Gone down the drain. (Beyond spam, imagine all of the trees saved
by using online catalogs.)
Email is still a killer app., especially for personal and business communication, but
inboxes clogged with ancient opt-ins being redirected to the trash doesn’t do
anything to improve the situation.
This is a very democratic process. By opting out, you are
voting on content you will receive, and sending a message to the content
provider that (if they’re paying attention) they are losing market share
delivering content this way.
Bottom Line: If it’s not in the feed reader, who has time for it?