Story of a lost journalist

July 16, 2008

Daily blogging: Unwise choice?

Filed under: Just talking — Cris @ 02:09
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Mm been thinking. I am almost a daily blogger. And I have a list of blogs I visit everyday, where I take feed from. Some are more regular, some blog monthly, some once in few months. I find that I am very anxious to visit those rare-blogging people as soon as I see a (1) next to their name. “Boy oh boy he/she has finally written woopee”.

Now it was time to look at my blog from another blog reader’s point of view. He/She, if knew my blog for some time would know about my daily blogging habits. So they’d know they will find something new at the end of each day. Now would they hurry to my blog with the same enthusiasm they do to an occasional blogger’s posts? Call me pessimistic, but I think the answer is no.

It’s the same logic you could use in similar scenarios. Someone gets an email from a friend everyday and then one day there is an email from another friend you haven’t heard from in months. Chances are you’d open this other friend’s email first, maybe more out of curiosity.

Sigh, this, I guess is the whole concept of getting taken for granted. My blog is probably in that list of TFG now! Why do I feel a yawn is what comes to the face when someone considers the aforesaid list! 

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12 Comments »

  1. hehe..who says so??you cud be rite but then,reading ur posts on a daily basis just makes the experience so really wonderful..As in,I get up everyday morning to check out my floaters and der I see ur blog updated,I most naturally expect something new to read and experience and I turn into ur page..Believe me,its just too good this way..And DON’T BE A PESSIMIST OK?? 🙂

    Comment by nikhil menon — July 16, 2008 @ 08:12 | Reply

  2. I must say , this is one of those few blogs i open on a daily basis without opening my feed reader . 🙂

    Comment by Srijith — July 16, 2008 @ 11:29 | Reply

  3. As with any community, it’s the variety of approaches and outlooks and styles of writing (etc, etc) that makes the blogging community interesting. We’re all different. Some enjoy and are able to blog every day, whilst this isn’t possible and/or preferable for others. I think you should post as often as you like, regardless, and in the style that you feel comfortable with, because that, in part, reflects who you are. Just enjoy being yourself 🙂

    Comment by Paul Burman — July 16, 2008 @ 14:13 | Reply

  4. Well, as for me, I have a list of bloggers whom I check out every day, if they have written something. As for a direct link between frequency of posts from the blogger, I don’t think that matters much to me, as all those bloggers equally interests me, some blog everyday, some every week, some once in months… but I pay them a visit everyday, and read in the order I visit – either in the order firefox opens the tabs, or in the order by feed reader gets me the posts 🙂

    Comment by Tedy Kanjirathinkal — July 16, 2008 @ 19:44 | Reply

  5. there is nothing like that Cris; As long as you write this well, you would always have consistent readers….who would surely be keen to read what is on store for them from Cris! cheers! 🙂

    Comment by sajith — July 16, 2008 @ 21:40 | Reply

  6. Who said that? As long you write interesting stuff readers will pour in 🙂 So just keep writing n we’ll keep visiting 🙂

    Comment by Dhanya — July 16, 2008 @ 23:31 | Reply

  7. your blog helps me to loosen .. to feel a bit lighter on most days! keep writing [:)]

    Comment by rose — July 17, 2008 @ 00:16 | Reply

  8. @nikhil, you just lifted tons of my pessimism! 🙂

    @Srijith, you lifted the remaining tons for the day. I am now completely clean of pessimism. What about making this an everyday habit bro? Telling this about my blog I mean 😀

    @Paul, you are right. From now on, its going to be a power house of enjoyment out here! @Tedy, I too do the same but I thought thats because I was jobless 😀

    @sajith, thank you! 🙂

    @Dhanya, yes. The keyword here is interesting. I shall keep that in mind 😀

    @ros, wow really?! I am going to be a 24-hour blogger now! BEEP Lie Detected. Ok a little less than 24 hours. BEEP!

    Comment by Cris — July 17, 2008 @ 00:20 | Reply

  9. I check your blog out to see “so, what’s the girl on today” 🙂
    Its rather nice to see the range and variance of the topics on which you write… kinda a nice break, a fresh perspective, a reminder, that these many, and many more subjects are out there in the world 🙂

    As long as you keep writing, I’ll be checking it out with a fresh interest each day.

    Comment by Arián Kenobi — July 17, 2008 @ 15:15 | Reply

  10. Think about this daily dose of comments you get!

    Comment by Srijith — July 17, 2008 @ 23:07 | Reply

  11. That was more or less a roll call :). My my you have such a loyal following and still you are pessimistic. As an aside, I wonder how many of your readers have linked back to you from their blogs

    Comment by Anoop John — July 18, 2008 @ 01:16 | Reply

  12. @Arian, thank you!!! I am going to call myself a thinking writer from now on!

    @Srijith, you are right! Now I am going to be extra-proud!

    @Anoop John, hehe not really. I was thinking aloud, but have to admit, quite happy with the results! Havent you heard the news? Pesssmism is banned in Cris’s World officially as on 18th July 2008!

    Comment by Cris — July 18, 2008 @ 22:31 | Reply


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