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Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Keeping Focused on Why Your Blogging

I think the last of the Longtailers' Principles is something like this:

5) Keep focused on your constructive reasons for being involved with blogging.

We live in a distracted world and it's very easy to be prevented from achieving our goals. Blogs are a tremendous distraction and one can easily spend hours reading and writing blogs. So I think we need to constantly re-evaluate what we're gaining from spending so much time with blogs.

I think blogging, like most communication tools has great potential to achieve worthy goals, but like most pursuits - focus is the key.