This challenge begins 1 August and is a writing (content creation) related challenge to help bloggers to find their groove in creating content. Every day for a week we’ll issue you with a challenge to create a blog post and will give you an opportunity to share it with others doing the challenge. Our hope is that in writing 7 posts in 7 days that you’ll get back into the rhythm of writing and maybe find a few new readers and #blogging friends.
At the beginning of this coming week, Monday August 1, I’m joining a significant number of bloggers – over 600 at last count – in the ProBlogger “Find Your Blogging Groove” Challenge”, the brainchild of the ProBlogger himself, Darren Rowse.
Given that I encourage clients and others to blog, and to do so regularly and frequently, I’m not a little embarrassed to say that lately I’ve not been walking my blogging talk – or should that be “blogging my talk”?
There was at time when I would be blogging at least two or three times a week, either on this blog or on a group site like the old Business Blog Consulting, the now long gone b5media Business and Blogging, or on the MYOB The Pulse site, leading sites #Social Media Today and Customer Think, or more recently as a guest blogger on Tripp Braden’s Market Leadership Journal.
I’d like to rediscover the eagerness I used to have in blogging and the pleasure I gained from it, as distinct from a more “it’s work” approach these days – an approach not really conducive to regular, frequent, and hopefully engaging blog posts.
There is a #Facebook group, the ProBlogger Challenge Group, and from what I can see so far, the people participating cover a pretty broad spectrum, from those just starting to blog, through to very seasoned and respected bloggers. And I know with Darren in charge it will be a well run and very civilised group.
As all of you who have subscribed to get updates via email will suddenly see something from me on a daily basis, I am conscious that I must do my best to make the posts for this Challenge interesting. And I hope you will leave a comment or three along the way.
If you are a blogger and like the idea of finding or rediscovering your blogging groove, why not join us? Just head on over to the Facebook Group and hit Join: I didn’t have to wait long for my membership to be approved.
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