Category: Ten Years of Down the Road
Choosing a place to share your content online and why I stick with WordPress.com
Anytime you choose to publish your work online you make tradeoffs. For most people, WordPress.com offers the most benefits and the fewest challenges.
What’s the point of blogging if nobody reads what you write?
If you’re blogging, some part of you wants to be read. So write in a way that draws in readers and keeps them interested. Otherwise, what’s the point?
How to blog more often
What I’ve learned in ten years about how to blog frequently.
Why I probably won’t watch your vlog or listen to your podcast – and why I probably won’t create my own
Blogs be skimmed and scanned, and can be read anywhere. Podcasts and vlogs, not so much.
The Electric Breakfast
I was the morning DJ on WMHD in the early 90s, and that experience was much like blogging is for me now.
How to attract readers to your blog – and keep them
Even though you’re almost certainly never going to become rich or famous through blogging, with effort and patience you can build a rewarding regular readership, and start to form a community with your readers. I’ve learned a lot about how to do this in my ten years of blogging. Some of it I’ve figured out…
Longtime subscribers to this blog: I’m making changes to my subscription services and they might affect you
On following DTR by email.
The whole point of blogging today is to build community
If you hope blogging brings fame, forget it. It brings community — which is more valuable.
So… tell me a little about you
As part of this blog’s tenth anniversary celebration, I turn it over to you. Tell me about you!
Ten years of Down the Road
Some thoughts on ten years of blogging.