Wired continues its recent heavy coverage of Blogging with a different take on blogging: blog burnout. We are not sure what to make of this though, on one hand successful bloggers are whinning about their success, but on the other hand hard work and heavy blogging is the incubator of success. Moderation and quality is something weve tried to stick to here, but if the number of posts was to triple daily so would the traffic, but so would the workload. The ultimate blogging Catch 22: we want the traffic but not the extra work.
Wired> “…running the website soon became a dominant activity in his day, and on June 28, Billmon announced: “Last call.” Whisky Bar would no longer accept comments. “You’ve only got so many hours in the day, and like most bloggers, I’ve got a full-time day job, and something had to give,” Billmon said. “In the end, monitoring comments on my blog was becoming a progressively larger part of my blogging time, and I just got to the point where I wasn’t able to keep up with it.” read full article>