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Blogging — Commitment and a thick skin

May 06, 2013

As a marketer, we tell our clients there are lots of reasons to write a blog – and lots of reasons NOT to write a blog. As Danilo Vargas points out on his blog, none of them involve fame, fortune or a readership of millions.

I started writing my blog on this site in May, 2009. I was a sporadic blogger at first – only 8 posts in 9 months. Promising myself to get more actively engaged in blogging, I wrote 15 over the course of the next 2 1/2 years. But I guess I was doing something right because in May 2012, Thorin McGee, Editor-in-Chief at Target Marketing asked me if I’d be a regular blogger at their site. I was honored!

Since then, with my feet to the deadline fire, I am proud to say I have blogged every other week. And it seems I have built up a fan base as I get plenty of comments on my blog, private emails of encouragement (or rants!), and have built up my Twitter followers to a whopping 175.

If you’d like to read my pithy insights into the world of marketing, please visit my blog called The Power Punch at TargetMarketingMag.com – and feel free to add your cheers and jeers. I've developed a pretty thick skin.

For your viewing pleasure, here are a few of my most recent posts:

The Meanness of Strangers

The LinkedIn Endorsement Smackdown

If Content is King, Grammar is Queen

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