Absolutely. It’s driving me crazy that the system that was designed to change traditional marketing’s approach to a focus on audience service and relationships has been so thoroughly corrupted.
I agree, and now written content itself is going away as the preference shifts to mostly meaningless impromptu video broadcasts.
What I would call the “thinking person’s web” is getting rarer and rarer, harder to attract traffic and interested parties to engage with. In short, the web is eating itself.
Thanks, James. You have said so well what a lot of us toiling out here in the “real world” think about the myriad get-rich-quick-online schemes and feel-good platitudes we’re exposed to daily. Love your bluntness and frank language.
I’m not so sure that tuition that is simply “free” is the correct answer to this problem. While students do need a reduced debt burden, I would propose two solutions. First, make variable loan payments matched to income, as you mention, the default payback method. Second, expand partial or full loan forgiveness for students who choose to give back to…