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5 Reasons for Blogging

People have all kinds of reasons for starting blogs, from the downright inane – “it seemed like a good idea at the time” – to the highly strategic. I decided to explore some of these motivations in a little more depth, not only because it’s interesting, but because I believe it’s an important question for all of us to think about. Why? Well, it gives purpose and direction to the activity, and is also a way of measuring your progress. Now, I’m not one of those 5-year people who can tell you in detail what they’ll be having for breakfast on 14th June 2012, but I like to have a broad idea of where I’m heading.

why do you blog?
Image courtesy of Georgios Karamanis

Here are some reasons I believe people get involved in blogging:

  • fun
  • staying in touch
  • fame and fortune
  • professional exposure
  • lifestyle

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