What 2 Years of Regular Blogging Has Taught Me

In May 2011, my friend Mark Schaefer challenged me to blog more frequently. While I’ve had a blog since 2004, I didn’t post with regularity. He said that I was a good writer, but I didn’t write enough to actually build a community. His point was well taken, and I started blogging more–eventually. Before talking with Mark, I would only write when I was “inspired.” Some months I would write several posts, and then I would skip months entirely. I wrote without consistency, focus and voice. Then in the fall of 2012 I started teaching the class on digital marketing, so I wrote with discipline and consistency. My goal was to write a minimum of two posts per week. Lesson 1 – If you post, they will come Below is a chart showing the data over the last two years. The blue lines are the number of posts (indicated by…

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