The 7 Deadly Sins of Blogging6 min read

It’s easy to get discouraged when reading about the millions and millions of other folks who also blog. The good news? Most of them kind of suck, because they never bother to do a bit of research, to learn from their mistakes, so they keep doing them over and over again. What about you? Are you guilty of committing these seven deadly sins of blogging?

1. Greed

Also known as the “me, me, me syndrome.” If every post you write is all about you, your job, your life, your problems, then you’re not going to have a good time.  It’s perfectly acceptable to write a more personal post on occasion, but this blogging thing is about providing value. You offer others information. Maybe it’s something that helps them solve a problem or two. Maybe it even makes them laugh. Maybe all you’re providing is a cure for boredom, a temporary escape from what is commonly referred as adult life syndrome – yeah, I just made that up. But it’s true though: if you can make the working dead come back to life with a good joke, then you’re on your way to fame and fortune. Or so the legend goes…

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