All this week, I’m highlighting the year’s top posts in my key categories here at Patrick’s Place. Today, we’re looking at my Top 10 Blogging Posts of 2013.
The blogging category seems to have gotten more attention this year, but even so, I don’t consider myself a blogging “expert.” I tell people what works for me, what doesn’t work for me, and why I think either is the case.
I don’t believe in absolutes when it comes to the “rules” of blogging. I think that in every case, you have to do what works for you, your blog, and most importantly, your audience.
That said, let’s have a look at my top 10 Blogging-related posts of 2013 according to stats.
This post was my take on a #TXBloggers (now #BlogElevated) chat in which ts moderator, Lisa Stauber, gave a list of 20 things every blog should have. The response was so good that it had to be split up into two weeks.
This post was written in response to a talk by journalist and blogger Wade Kwon, who built a successful site, Magic City Post, without a real plan. Here’s how he did it, and why, sometimes, starting without a plan may work quite well.
What blogging topics did you most want to read about this year? What blogging questions would you love to have answered?
Patrick is a Christian with more than 26 years experience in professional writing, producing and marketing. His professional background also includes social media, reporting for broadcast television and the web, directing, videography and photography. He enjoys getting to know people over coffee and spending time with his dog.