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Every Page is Page One Topics are Everywhere

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Characteristics of an EPPO topic

As I have argued previously, Every Page is Page One is the new fact of information seeking behavior. Whether a reader finds information by searching, or by surfing links on other pages, or even by browsing the landing page of a website, the page they arrive at is page one for them. And when they… Read More »

Characteristics of EPPO topics : standalone

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Characteristics of an EPPO topic

Last month I wrote that Every Page is Page One Topics are Everywhere, and I listed the principle characteristics of such topic as I see them. I said I would write in more depth about each of these characteristics. This is the first of those posts, on the standalone property of EPPO topics. The word… Read More »

Characteristics of EPPO topics: specific limited purpose

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Characteristics of an EPPO topic

This post is the second in my series on the characteristics of Every Page is Page One topics, an inquiry into the common characteristics of the millions of page-one topics that already exist. The first post in this series covered the standalone property. This post covers the closely-related property that an page-one topic has a… Read More »

Characteristics of EPPO Topics: Establish Context

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Characteristics of an EPPO topic

This post is the third in my series on the characteristics of Every Page is Page One topics, which I introduced in Every Page is Page One Topics are Everywhere, and continued in topics on the properties  standalone and specific limited purpose. This series is not a attempt at designing something new; it is an… Read More »

Characteristics of EPPO Topics: Stay on One Level

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Characteristics of an EPPO topic

One of the less obvious but more important characteristics of an Every Page is Page One topic is that it stays on one level. As with the other characteristics I have discussed in this series, being standalone, having a specific limited purpose, and establishing its context, staying on one level is not an ideal, but… Read More »

EPPO Topics Conform to a Type

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Characteristics of an EPPO topic

One of the more unexpected characteristics of Every Page is Page One topics, is that they tend to conform to a type. We tend to think of topic typing as something specific to structured writing, something that is not natural to how we write, but something that is imposed on content for the sake of… Read More »