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I received an email from earlier this week informing me that had received an 8.0/10 rating:

Chris Toohey | 
Domino Guru at Blogged

We evaluated your blog based on the following criteria: Frequency of Updates, Relevance of Content, Site Design, and Writing Style.
After carefully reviewing each of these criteria, your site was given its 8.0 score.

So first, a public thanks to whoever reviewed this site and gave it such a high score! I would have honestly liked to know what could be done to improve the score... and that statement warrants some explaination.

I'm a big believer in reviews - but I don't want the sunshine-and-happiness type of review, as while it's good to receive accolades for a job well done, I don't think a glowing review gives you anything you can work on; you don't get an unbiased overview of areas where you could improve.

That's what I'd like to know -- I don't want to know "why wasn't I a 10" because I want to be a 10-rated site, but I want to know "why wasn't I a 10" so I can work on any particular shortcomings and improve both myself and the site. Does that make any sense?

For those of you inclined, speak up and tell me where I suck can improve in the comments of this post.

About the author: Chris Toohey

Thought Leadership, Web & Mobile Application Development, Solutions Integration, Technical Writing & Mentoring

A published developer and webmaster of, Chris Toohey specializes in platform application development, solutions integration, and evangelism of platform capabilities and best practices.

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