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Why Blog? To clear your thoughts

Why Blog?  I think Seth Godin captured my inspiration for blogging when he was asked why he blogged.  He said “if you are blogging for other people you are going to be disappointed…even if no one would read it, I would still blog…this is a great chance for me to clear my thoughts and put […]

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Blogging: Is readership important?

Personally, I think if you have started a personal blog with the intention of growing a huge following and becoming Internet famous, you’re probably doing it for the wrong reasons. Kev Quirk I do want people to read my blog, and I’d love it if more people did. I like getting comments. I’m genuinely happy when people […]

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Why Blog? Connecting Via Honesty

I am scared shitless to show you who I am, really, fully. I am scared shitless of opening up. But I know honesty is the only way to what matters the most to me : connecting with others. If I have created this website, it is hoping that it will resonate with you, maybe even […]

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Is Blogging About Readership?

Ferdy Christant commenting on his blog on Medium: My blog is incredibly unsuccessful. And rightfully so. I barely blog anymore and don’t find it very important. I do absolutely nothing to promote it. I’m fine by all of this. The rare article that I publish will get almost no readers at all, I’m talking dozens. […]

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Why Blog?

I love reading about what motivates people to blog. Jack Baty explains that he blogs to share a few notes about what he’s thinking right now: I’m just putting things here for my future self, mostly. If people occasionally stumble across something interesting or helpful here, all the better. Baty, a web designer in Michigan, […]

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Blogging for the joy of sharing

Kirk Tuck is a superb Austin photographer and a long-time blogger. He recently decided to eliminate ads from his blog: After writing a lot this year and cutting out almost all links back to commercial sites and commercial products I realized that I never really wanted the blog to exist in order to provide any […]