25 Ways Blogging is Like Sex
- It’s natural to feel nervous the first time, or even the first few times, but you get the hang of it eventually.
- If you’re faking, it’s so obvious.
- The more you do it, the better you get at it.
- It’s so much fun, most people do it for free, although some do get paid.
- Sometimes, you’re just not in the mood to do it, but that’s okay. The urge will come back.
- You can figure out the basics on your own, but if you really want to be good, you can learn advanced skills from a book, or from a good coach.
- You have to try new and different things on occasion. Sometimes you have to change it up a little to maintain interest.
- Even a quickie can be good if you’re enthusiastic.
- You’ll generally get better results if you loosen up, release your inhibitions, and reveal the real you.
- If you do it a lot, soon people will start calling you an expert. They may even ask you for advice.
- You can do it too much, though; it can take over your life.
- Photographs are often a nice addition. You can take them yourself, or use ones taken by someone else. You’ll find lots of free ones online.
- Appearance matters, yes, but performance is what really counts.
- It’s so easy to put it off, but as soon as you actually make time for it, it’s so satisfying, you wonder why you don’t do it more often.
- If you’re not into it, it’s just bad for everybody.
- If you are into it, chances are it will turn out pretty well.
- If you really want attention, try shooting some videos.
- Short-term benefits include feelings of accomplishment and well-being, while long-term benefits can include increased self-confidence, enhanced communications skills, and improved self-image.
- Sometimes, you run out of ideas, but you will eventually come up with an interesting and different angle.
- There are a number of tools you can use, but they’re strictly optional.
- Having a warm, accessible style and a conversational tone draws people in. It’s a mistake to be too formal. Or overly business-like. Or use jargon.
- The best results come from commitment over time.
- Listening to feedback and being responsive counts for a lot.
- Managing several can be a real juggling act, but it never fails to impress the heck out of people.
- Comments are generally welcome, although some prefer not to be rated.