I love procrastinating. I reckon I could do it all day if I tried really hard. My favourite type of procrastination is research. If I am reading something that relates to a current writing project or something like blogging then I can kid myself that what I am doing is worthwhile. It doesn’t matter if I am reading my 100th article on how to drive traffic to your blog which says basically the same as the other 99 articles or if I’m reading my tenth article for a writing which only required two sources, if I can call it research then I can pretend it is important.
I don’t know about you, but I love surfing the internet. I could spend hours (and sometimes I actually do) just flicking around on websites reading the news, catching up on celebrity gossip, and learning random and often useless facts.
I also love reading blogs. As a freelance writer, I read blogs for a number of reasons. Some I read to keep up to date with latest trends or news in my chosen niches. Some I read to develop relationships with the people who write or run them, some I read just because they are great.
Whatever the reason, I read quite a lot of blogs, and the question of how to follow them and keep up with the latest posts is always an issue. There are so many ways to follow a blog it can be hard to juggle them all. Read more