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John Evans, CEO – Syntagma Media, Blogger
How I blog is determined by why I blog and how the “why” came about. So a little background first:
I’m a full-time professional writer and author, so everything was already in place for my career in blogging (minus quite a few technical skills).
I graduated from MSN forums about a year and a half ago to the free blogging services, where I built up a small stable of blogs, including Syntagma. I was quite happy with that because, although I’d toyed with Adsense, it was more of a hobby than part of my professional life.
Then the bombshell exploded: Jason Calacanis sold Weblogs Inc to AOL for $25 million or so. In retrospect we can now see that this was a climacteric in the blogosphere.