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Is Blogging Dead?

You know how it goes…

  • You spend hours writing a thoughtful post and no one sees it
  • You’re giving away free books, gift cards, candy and your first born child, and there are only two comments
  • You’re guest blogging somewhere and you have to BEG your friends and family to go over and comment so you don’t look like a LOSER
  • You blog with a group of people and every week you find yourselves scrounging around and to fill empty slots

There was a time when blogging was supposed to be the thang. Everyone was doing it. Publishers were holding seminars on how to blog effectively. Unpublished authors were told it was important to blog and build a platform even before selling. But now, more and more of us are wondering, is it really worth it?

“Is blogging dead?”

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