August 20, 2008
Merlin Mann, of 43 folders fame has a few thoughts of his own on ‘What Makes for a Good Blog?’:
Good blogs have a voice. Who wrote this? What is their name? What can I figure out about who they are that they have never overtly told me? What’s their personality like and what do they have to contribute — even when it’s “just” curation. What tics and foibles fascinate make me about this blog and the person who makes it? Most importantly: what obsesses this person?
He goes on with eight additional points – well worth reading.
What do you think makes for a good blog?