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So you think your great idea for a blog is gonna “go” viral the minute you push “publish”? It’s possible, just like it’s possible for you to hit a ball out of Wrigley Park your first time at bat. So for those who want to be smart about how to avoid blog mistakes, here is a list of the top 5 blogging bad moves you can make right out of the chute, and how to avoid them:
It astounds me when people begin blogs certain their posts will “go” viral when
1. Blog Often
Blog every day for the first 30 days, then blog at least twice a week.
2. Forget Perfection
The quest for perfection is just fear in disguise. It will keep you from posting.
3. Write like you speak
Authenticity will keep you afloat in the blogosphere. I use words I made up all the time (zimwad, ass-gasm), and