About Pure Blogging
Remember when blogging was fun? When we wrote what we truly felt, versus writing what we felt we should say to be heard?
Remember when it wasn’t about virality, buzz and shares? I miss that time.
Think about it for a moment:
- When was the last time you read a blog post that carried you to a distant but treasured memory?
- When was the last time you wrote a blog post that inspired that action?
We talk a lot about social proof being a sign of a successful blog – shares that make our work seem popular, followers that make us feel popular, subscribers that make us feel popular.
And while they’re all metrics that can help deliver the goals we want to achieve, the real gold of this thing called blogging is the experience we give our readers.
At least, it should be.
So let’s make a promise to each other:
Let’s concentrate on finding the content that moves us,and share/subscribe to that.
Blogging – pure blogging – should be about opening up and inviting others in to share an experience. But it needs help to find the audience it deserves.
Let’s get to work.