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Online! The Book by Wendy Taylor, Chris Pirillo, John C. Dvorak

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Antiblog Sentiment

People who have never owned a blog of their own are more likely to roll their eyes at a friend who stops to record a life moment than to dig deeper beyond the surface and examine the phenomenon and what drives it for themselves. And with so many blogs already out there, a beginner doesn't even know where to turn first. Suddenly feeling overwhelmed, it might be easier to complain about the unknown and to load a news outlet in their browser instead.

Complaints generally center on the vanity issue. What could be so important about your life that I will want to read about it on a daily basis? The phrase “old spam every day versus steak twice a week” is often heard.

Media outlets are the worst critics. It's true that some bloggers' ...

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