"Blogs are not traditional media, and bloggers are not journalists. Unless they are. But it’s not a requirement. A blog is software. It’s something one puts up on the web to capture information, of whatever type one wants to put on there, and thus, if anyone tells you that you’re doing it wrong, that’s just silly."
Mines the purpose and intent of serious blogging and the types of questions you must ask yourself if you intend to have an impact on your community.
Notes that you should ask plenty of questions of yourself and others before you start, make clear in your writing the difference between facts and your opinion, keep your writing brief and to the point, and identify a theme or topic you want to pursue.
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- Source is Chris Brogan.
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- What questions or themes do you pursue in your blog(s) and why?