“The dog ate my blog.”

Do you remember, while in school, that sinking feeling you had in the pit of your stomach when you realized you had a big report due and no idea what to write about? Or, when you walked into the classroom only to find you’d left what you’d actually written, on the kitchen table? “The dog ate my homework” only goes so far as an excuse. I sometimes feel that way when looking at my task list. The words, “write blog” have the power to make me .

Why is the prospect of writing a blog entry so intimidating? It doesn’t have to be. Readers aren’t looking for a dissertation or long-winded rant about a particular subject. They’re looking for useful, entertaining information about workflow and traffic management, in this case.

Darren Rowse, founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips, offers “.” Likewise, Blog Traffic Exchange shares, “.”

Having reviewed both articles, I feel better about composing blog entries. The process is not nearly as intimidating. But, I think I’ll keep the brown paper bag in my desk drawer, just in case!

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