The blog served a couple of purposes:
- share some of the tricks I used on some of my projects.
- set up a standard (comments, error handling guide).
- a place for me to bookmark solutions or tips I found previously.
I have since started participating in other article directory sites like
However, the more successful writers have a large following on the social sites like Facebook, Redgage, Twitter, StumbleUpon, and GooglePlus. The key thing about these social networking sites are getting involved.
The problem though is some sites like Facebook tend to make it more difficult to get to know strangers (people who you want to meet but do not know previously). One way around this problem is to play games. Games will provide you excuse to connect with others. However, the ones you meet through games may not read any posting on the wall.
It is easier to connect with others in GooglePlus and Twitter. By connecting to a lot of people, you have the law of averages working for you, chances of meeting people who like your articles. The side effect is also finding ideas and wondrous discovery.
I just started on this journey and have a lot of things to learn.