The Problem With Blogging

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The problem with blogging is that any post about blogging automatically receives more traffic than normal posts. The problem with blogging is that it lends itself to people listening without hearing.

The problem with blogging is that it creates a hamster wheel effect that makes people push for quantity over quality. The problem with blogging is that many bloggers can’t come up with their own ideas so they parrot the same old things and create an echo chamber that kills creativity.

The problem with blogging is that some people try so hard to be different they…aren’t. The problem with blogging is that if you don’t spend time commenting on other blogs your traffic tends to wither and die.

The problem with blogging is that the blogosphere is cluttered and chaotic.

The problem with blogging is that we aren’t focused on telling good stories, interesting stories or insightful ones. We are just pumping out content.

The problems with blogging really aren’t problems, they are just challenges in need of a simple solution. The answers are there for those who are willing to look for them.

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