The world is both bigger and smaller than I’d ever imagined.
There is great power in words.
Blogging can very easily be considered work. Lots of it.
24 hours in a day isn’t enough.
Making a mistake and being called on it can be one of the best learning experiences you can have.
You really can meet cool people online. And many of them are not so bad in person either!
It’s easy to mix up “it’s” and “its”. Same goes for “your” and “you’re”. Oh and “too” and “to”.
Don’t trust spellcheck.
Blogs are great for marketing and PR if done the right way.
I’ve got friends in low places.
The world is full of passionate people.
Storytelling is one of the best ways to convey a message.
People love gadgets. And porn.
Defensiveness makes you look bad.
People I’ve never met care about me, and I care about people I’ve never met.
Links are a new form of currency.
Blogging is a great way to express yourself.
Blogging is a great way to manage knowledge and lessons learned.
Geek is the new pink.
Smaller is better.
Writing is hard!
Most people are more positive than negative.
Some people actually can make a living blogging. Imagine that.
A well-placed f-bomb can go along way.
Mainstream media is full of shit.
Everyone has a bad day.
Crankiness comes in waves and affects many at once.
Popular doesn’t always mean good.
The best way to become better at something is to keep doing it.
Comments make great content.
Conversations are a great way to communicate.
You’ve got to love what you do to do it really well.
People actually do read Web content.
Making an ass out of yourself will get you lots of attention.
Censorship is lame.
Perfect is the enemy of the good.
Clever writing can be frustrating.
Sub-headers are priceless. As are lists.
The future is text-based.
Content management is a process, not a technology.
If you step away from it, the blogosphere will still be there when you get back.
Asking a question is a great way to get a response.
What I really like here is the one that says,
"The future is text based."
I don't have much patience for the audio/visual
or the comic book world we live in.
What has blogging taught you?