Lots of writers start blogging to get their name out there, or because we're told we should. That's why I did. I kept reading blogs and thought, hey, maybe I need one of these. So I started 'ol BookingIt up and have had a great time with it.
There are a few tips to running a successful blog.
1. Keep it short
2. Keep it focused
3. Keep it on a schedule
To me, those are the most important aspects. I also comment alot on other blogs, and if someone comes to visit I go check out their site and say hi.
For more in-depth info on creating a great blog, check out author Camy Tang's article Building A Blog.
What do you do to get your posts noticed?