by John Jantsch
I’ve been blogging since 2003. In that time I have logged over 2,000 posts, generated tens of thousands of comments, and pretty much built an international brand on the back of my blogging efforts.
But here’s the most important thing I have learned from eight years of thinking about writing every single day: Blogging produces massive benefits even if nobody is there to read what you write.
Below are just seven of the reasons I would blog even if I had no following:
1. Blogging makes me think more. In an effort to create content for a blog that is succinct, reveals new ways to look at common things, and applies simple solutions to seemingly complex problems, I believe I now think about business much differently.
2. Blogging makes me listen differently. When I engage in conversation or listen to radio interviews, I listen with a writer’s ear and often find my head filling up with blog post ideas by simply listening to others discuss sometimes unrelated subjects.
3. Blogging forces me to practice writing.The fact that I practice writing daily has made me a better writer. It doesn’t mean I’m the world’s greatest writer, but doing something so often makes you better at it — it’s hard to deny that. Of course, writing publicly like this also allows for community reaction to help you get better faster.
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