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Learning From Your Blog

One of the main benefits of writing a blog is the opportunity it provides you to learn: from what you write, from what other people respond to, and from the feedback you will inevitably receive.

These articles highlight some specific ways you can ramp up that process of reflection, so you can enjoy learning from your blog.

HOW BLOGGING HELPS YOU LEARN

Article exploring ways that blogging as a regular practice helps us to be more conscious, aware, and reflective. This can be a valuable writing practice, helping you to focus on the essentials, and capture the essence of an event or a moment.

Reading: How Blogging Gets to the Heart of Things

LEARNING FROM YOUR ARCHIVES

A checklist of questions to ask yourself when you’re re-reading the material in your archives, as a way both to learn, and to re-organise and show off your material to best effect.

Reading: How to Find the Treasure in Your Archives

REFLECTING AT THE END OF THE YEAR

Looking back at a year in blogging is a powerful way to review your year, and see what you’ve learned, and how you’ve grown.  This article suggests ways you can approach that review to get maximum learning from your own words.

Reading: Searching Questions to Ask Your Blog at the Year End

LEARNING FROM COMMENTS

The value of learning from and reflecting on the comments and conversation on your blog and how to mine  the comments as a source of ideas, creativity, and writing prompts.

Reading: How to Learn from Blog Comments

Other Resources to Look Into:

When You’re Starting to Blog

Building Conversation and Community

Blog Writing Style and Improving Readability

When You’re Stuck In the Middle of Blogging

and the archive of articles  on Blog Writing with Confidence.