Friday, August 09, 2013

Blogger vs. Blogger

"Why should Blogger X get so much attention, when the equally accomplished and perhaps overall better Blogger Y gets next to none?"

Let's examine this: most bloggers who are full of crap don't know it. They blindly press on, writing insane, inaccurate and even scraped content that earns them high rankings on search engines. They dispense bad or outdated advice. Most have enough online friends festering with equal degrees of idiocy and stupidity, (like the ones you see listed on blogs' "top commenters" widgets) they will somehow become undeservingly renowned, while at the same time, a superblogger at a nearby I.P. address who writes amazing incredible original content gets no link love, no SEO and no recognition.

Blogging friends, I am sure that you are able to accurately assess your own worth and gauge your achievements. Unfortunately, the digital world can be very unfair, often mystifyingly so.

A digital pal, a terrific blogger who was one of those "A-listers" back in the mid 2000s, is convinced there is a conspiracy excluding him from certain search engines and social networks. If only it were that simple. The fame he had back then may never come his way again, or it may spring up tomorrow. Just when you think you have grasped all of the internet rules and regulations, they change overnight.

Does the "number of posts" make any difference in how good or bad your blog's content is? Is it really important how many twitter followers or facebook fans you have? No.

I say to you aspiring bloggers, do not give up. Do not jump on every and any blogging craze that comes along. Be your own style, your own source of original content in words, thoughts and pictures. Just be YOU! If the accolades come your way, so be it. If they don't, don't worry about it!

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