Ask the readers: What kind of content do you want to see on Wise Bread?

By Will Chen on 9 July 2007 (Updated 19 August 2007) 8 comments
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Your opinion means a great deal to us. We would love to know what type of stories you want to see on Wise Bread. More credit card hacks? More frugal cooking tips? More pirates?

Please take a second to fill out these two survey questions or better yet, drop us a note in the comments. We will read every single suggestion and take them all into consideration. Thanks for the help everybody!

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I love Wisebread as it is. I couldn't fill out your poll because I didn't want you to think 'oh! They want more savvy-tips' and then neglect the fantastic personal experiences. I am learning so much from your website. I am 40 yrs old, so not young.

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Jared

First let me say that this blog is one of my favorites and, all in all, a great job is done by everyone writing and contributing to it.

One thing I'd like to see more is Environmentally Frugal Living. For instance, it was recommended a while back that plastic grocery bags be used for garbage bags. While this does indeed save money, I can't do it, since they are indeed recyclable and are able to avoid the fate of filling up a landfill.
I haven't been reading the blog for that long (a few monthes) so I can't say how this subject has been tackled in the past, but more of it couldn't hurt.

That said, keep up everything else that's being written about, in addition to upping the Pirate tally. Perhaps every lifestyle idea could be accompanied by a drawing of a Pirate enjoying himself in his newfound lifestyle.

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but rememember you've got readers from other countries, and sometimes your tips from special credit card deals or banks don't apply to us, as my example from Melbourne/Australia.
But yes, your content is great and I'm really happy for subscribed.
Cheers
Lucio Dias Ribeiro

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Jill

I checked everything. Keep it coming! This blog is inspiring me to write one of my own.

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Thanks for all the great responses!

"I didn't want you to think 'oh! They want more savvy-tips' and then neglect the fantastic personal experiences."

That's a good point. Our diversity is one of our greatest strengths. We are not going to start writing only one kind of article just based on the poll data. However, our bloggers often have many story ideas to pick from. Knowing your preferences may help our bloggers decide between two story ideas that appeal to her equally.

"I haven't been reading the blog for that long (a few monthes) so I can't say how this subject has been tackled in the past, but more of it couldn't hurt."

I believe Jessica Okon is working on a story reviewing alternatives to the plastic grocery bag. Great minds think alike!

"Perhaps every lifestyle idea could be accompanied by a drawing of a Pirate enjoying himself in his newfound lifestyle."

Yes! Pirates with peg legs made from recycled materials. I love it!

"sometimes your tips from special credit card deals or banks don't apply to us, as my example from Melbourne/Australia."

Thanks for that reminder Lucio. I know we can get a bit US-centric at times. We will do our best to find more international deals in the future. Our very own Ed O'Reilly lives in Sydney Australia. We will make him our International Reader Representative. =)

This blog is inspiring me to write one of my own

Awesome! 

-- Will

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but I love the site as it is. It appeals to a broad range of people in all sorts of stages of their lives. For me, the budgeting posts and personal finance stories appeal the most but I wouldn't want you to limit other aspects that call out to other frequent visitors. Just keep doing what you all do. And thanks for doing it.

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Coupons, good free deals.. comparison between products for the best products... even simple products used in daily life.. Quality versus quantity (cost)

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Danielle

I agree with almost everyone that "keep it like it is!" But at the same time I agree with Jared about more environmentally-friendly frugal tips.

I stumbled upon this site thanks to Andrea Dickson's bottled water segment. I love her point of view, and often search for her pro-earth and other's pro-simple living tips.

I was pleased to read Will Chen's "bio" today, which seemed to promote more ethics in business, which is another cause that touches me.

And I appreciated Paul Michael's uses for vinegar. (It was a while back, I hope I'm commending the right person!

What a great "staff"!

Keep up the good work.