The (blogging) definition of success

Definition: successful

Adjective

Used to describe someone who has:

1.    The ability to attract more comments in one night than lesser mortals achieve in one year

2.    The confidence to move their readers to think, wonder, laugh and cry in equal measure

3.    The knowledge that everyone will want to come to their party

Synonyms within context

Success: Recognised pit stop for flagging bloggers, the 65th crayon, first site to visit in the morning, only place to be on Tuesday nights (Chicago time), source of (never-ending) writing challenges, connecting point for blogging dots

Syntactic rules

Only one to remember: be nice

Date “Successful and outstanding blog” was first used in blogging literature: October 2005

Source: The bloggers dictionary

Happy birthday Liz!  And best wishes to Successful and Outstanding Bloggers everywhere

2 Responses

  1. Liz Strauss October 24, 2007 at 11:29 am #

    I’m so laughing!
    What fun!

    I swaar you need to rename your blog “Confident and Creative Writing from One Wonderful Heart.”

    Thank you, Joanna!

  2. Joanna Young October 24, 2007 at 11:59 am #

    I’m glad you liked it!

    I know you want your party today to be about your community of bloggers - so I thought I’d sneak in something here about the way you, personally, have helped to change our definition of success

    Joanna