Multimedia Blogs: Pros and Cons (2015-04-04)
Positive: It’s great to have a literary media that welcomes the injection of sound files, images, even videos—and hyperlinks to related material on the Internet.
Negative: Some writers feel that if the writing is good, it should stand on it’s own, and images, hyperlinks, and such distract attention from the writing.
My approach: I’ve conformed to this convention when it suits me, which is often. But some of my postings are pure, unadorned text.