The whole build it and they will come thing doesn’t seem to apply to this blog.
I was hoping that re-establishing this blog at its original url might jump start things a bit and get me back on the book blogging bicycle so to speak. So far, not so much.
So far the traffic from this blog is about 99% Google and other search engines.
This is going to come off sounding like sour grapes or whining, but I don’t mean it as such. Really, I don’t
I have come to realize that there is so much content on the web that it is increasingly difficult to break through the noise and develop an audience. It takes a lot of work. I thought that I could just send out a few emails, post some content and begin to attract readers.
But I think it is going to require more than that at this point. For a variety of reasons I have lost all the momentum I had built up over the years of blogging. Now I am trying to find a “value added” proposition for both myself and for potential readers; a process and product that I both enjoy producing and one that readers find worth reading.
Despite the nature of this post, I don’t plan on having a great deal of naval gazing posts or lame posts about how I am too busy to post. I hope to simply share my thoughts about books and ideas in a way that is thought provoking, entertaining, and/ or useful.
That should be challenging enough.