We thought we’d start posting on our blog a little more regularly (ie more than
twice in four years), but one thing I do wonder about is what to do about all the spam comments? I just did a bit of a clean out of the comments, and ended up moving all 621 comments to spam, as most of them were linking to fake brand name luxury goods, pharmaceuticals, online gambling… pretty much everything other than iPod and iPhone repair…
Maybe turning off comments is the answer? It’d be a shame, as we’d like to discuss all manner of things, and involvement with our readers would really be great. Anyone have any thoughts on how to manage the spam?
Fixpod initially repaired the full range of iPods and iPhones – at the time 16 devices – and an average of a dozen repairs for each device, including offering quotes for anything not listed, making a total of
over 200 discrete repairs.
Sometimes we wouldn’t see a particular repair for months, and then the techs in the shop would be left scratching their head trying to remember how exactly to fix an iPod Mini 2nd generation sync assembly, and crossing their fingers hoping we had some in stock…
So we decided to cut down the repairs to just the most common, and the ones where we were confident they’d go out looking perfect, working perfectly, and at a decent price.
But have we gone too far? Would you like to see iPod Classic repairs back on our site, or iPhone battery replacements (we stopped offering these, as often software is responsible for poor battery life, rather than hardware). If there are repairs you would like to see listed, please drop us a line and we’ll put them up!
We’re creating a new online shop with things for your iPhone and iPod (Cases and Accessories), any refurbished items we have for sale, and general electronics that we think have merit. If you have any suggestions of products
for our shop, please comment below!