Who knew there was such a tight knit group to be found through blogging? I am just starting to realize the sense of community that rests within the world of bloggers. They share each other’s posts on social media, re-blog and comment almost daily.
So, I thought about it. As a reader, what do I want to see in a blog?
For starters, I don’t often read a long blog. I prefer short and to the point. So, if it’s long, I’ll skim through, but won’t read it word-for-word.
I like visuals that accompany the blog.
Interesting subjects, ideas or philosophies always catch my attention.
What can I learn from the blog?
Will the blog enhance my life in any way or simply entertain me? I’m good with both things, but it must accomplish at least one of them.
I love meeting new authors through blogs and can honestly say that I’ve ordered books simply by reading a guest blog from an author I’d never heard of. Yep, that has happened, Andrew Joyce.
I follow lots of blogs and again, just being honest here, I prefer the blogs that only post once per day. When I get a Daily Digest from a blogger and see five or more blogs posted, I’ll skim the titles to see if anything draws my interest. I’m sure I’ve missed some great stuff by doing that, but I simply don’t have the time to read each one.
So, what are your preferences about blogs? I’d love to hear from you. Be honest!!