Hello. Welcome to the second in our series of posts about how new websites should cover the Ashes. We’ve been doing this for years and our advice will be invaluable to you as you take your first steps into the world of cricket blogging.
Lesson two is to never EVER open up a monocle shop in the middle of the Ashes. We’ve made this mistake so you don’t have to.
- A new business venture will distract you from the Ashes, which should always be your prime focus when covering the Ashes. Time spent on single lens eyewear is time WASTED in terms of building the profile of your site.
- Monocle shops aren’t very popular in this day and age and you’ll most likely lose a lot of money, meaning you might not be able to afford hosting and all that sort of stuff.
- Local youths will call you a ‘bender’ and throw bricks through your shop window. This will make you feel glum which may affect the standard of your writing.