The driving force that keeps me blogging is hearing from the occasional reader who thanks me for sharing either a coworking space recommendation, a travel hack or an opportunity to earn additional points and miles. I love sharing my knowledge with others, just like many have shared with me! I was riding high recently, since August 2020 was our best month ever at Coworkaholic. Many thanks due to our new addition of our Managing Editor, Brea Harris to the team. We had 74 blog posts this month – also a new site record! So, I was really surprised to have received this the other day:

I mentioned last month, in a pretty honest piece, that I’d been really struggling with how to continue blogging about travel when there are COVID-19 travel shamers ready to cancel you for taking a trip. How do you balance being responsible, creating content and making people happy? Well, the answer is you don’t.

I even stated:

“Our content has always been about travel, remote work, coworking and the like. It always will be. I’m all ears to hear what I can share to help folks adjusting to a WFH or remote work lifestyle.”

What did we publish in the month of August?

51 blog posts all about travel deals, ways to maximize bonus miles through promotions and shopping portals, trip ideas for during a pandemic and even after a pandemic, and the like. 68% of the blog posts were about travel/deals/points and miles. The other 23 posts were about coworking and how to improve working remotely or working from home. You know, a pretty relatable topic these days, since we’re still not back in offices.

Thanks to those haters out there for keeping me motivated and quenching my thirst with your tasty hater-ade. In the words of Nicki Minaj:

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Goodbye and Good Luck
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Goodbye and Good Luck

I hope they cancel you on Boarding Area. I don’t find your content relevant or engaging and there’s too much clutter on the site as is.

Brian Cohen
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The Gate is one of the founding blogs of BoardingArea and is one of the only two blogs which are still here since its ßeta inception in December of 2007, Mike — and even I get the occasional “Why is The Gate on BoardingArea?”

Just keep doing what you’re doing…

Christian
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Christian

I think that calling trolls haters comes across as self-righteous and maybe a bit trite. I’m certainly not saying that there’s no haters out there but painting everyone with the same brush like this is basically calling anybody who disagrees with you automatically as a hater. Anyway, that’s what I’m getting from this and I agree with you most of the time.

tim
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tim

Just clicked for the first time. Boarding Area is a travel blog. Who even knows or cares about what “coworking” is or even what the word means. I bet that’s why people are being “haters”. People here want to read about travel. You might as well call this blog “A Guide to Health Insurance Options in the Workplace”

Christian
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Christian

After reading the other comments, I may have been mistaken.

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