Blogging makes the world a better place

April 20, 2006

The Boston Globe has a piece on blogging and career: if you have a method and are focused, there are eight reasons why blogging can help your career. Of them all, I like the last most:

8. Blogging makes the world a better place.
”Blogging is about giving stuff away to a community,” says Day. ”For years, as a junior developer, I would go to the Internet for solutions and I would always take, take, take. Now I am happy to be a contributor and give something back.”

Read the full article: Blogs ‘essential’ to a good career – The Boston Globe.

The whole article made me realize that everyone has an audience in the blogosphere, however big it is, and that means blogs do have a voice in making the world a better place (but I am “pontificating on large issues of the world”, which is one of the thing a blogger shouldn’t be doing according to the article).

via Micro Persuasion

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