Check out this post from the Live to Write – Write to Live blog on narrowing down the purpose of your blog.
I’m currently teaching an adult education class on how to start a blog.
When I teach these classes, we spend much time during the first class trying to narrow down the purpose of the blog you want to create. Before you can write your first word, you need to figure out what you are going to write about. Just like when you work on any writing project, you need to outline and plan. You need to make a map so that you’ll know where you are going.
It’s vitally important for both you and for your readers to not get lost.
Unless you are very famous, (and even then, it is “iffy”) or the most exciting person in the world, no one wants to read about what you do every day.
A blog should not be a diary. There is no purpose to that.
Instead what a blog should be…
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