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Middle Initials are back!

I added the middle initials back into the title on this website, and also, I quietly went back onto Linkedin, using these same middle initials. There are just too many Robin Scott’s out there, so there is now a point of difference in the phrase with which I am able to Google myself. Obviously.

The same week as I’m adding Linkedin back into the mix, I am dropping Twitter, probably for good this time, as I don’t find the platform really useful. If anything, I often find even people I like Tweet (or RT) things which I find off topic, irrelevant and confusing at best… and at worst, I lose a little respect for people. I don’t want this insight into the personal lives of business and developer colleagues, really. Your food pics are great – but they aren’t for me.

More than anything, I find it’s a bit negative on Twitter, and I like to try to stay positive when I’m at my desk, as there are several other things I could be doing, if I’m not specifically working. I don’t think I’m missing much, based on the past year of almost exclusively following people I actually like; most of whom I have other channels of communication with.

Also, disclosure, I sold all my TWTR shares for a moderate loss in the past year. So no real point in boosting that with my 80 or so followers 🙂 Now, as for my remaining Facebook shares… well, actually, even I already quit FB, both as a shareholder and a user, quite some time ago. #trendsetter

2019 Update – I am back on Twitter (protected Tweets) and Facebook. Because social proof is a real thing. I needed to park across my name.

By Robin Scott

I'm Robin Scott, a WordPress and WooCommerce expert who, along with three other people, runs a business called Silicon Dales Ltd remotely, from a base in the North West of the UK (kind of near Manchester!). I enjoy using my talents for programming to track and interpret sporting, political or retail data - and therefore you'll see me posting some content in these spaces in this, my personal website. If you're interested to talk about leveraging this for your business (in sport, entertainment, retail, etc) please contact me.

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