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The New Rules: Strategic Thinking in 10,000 Blog Posts or Less

Monday, March 29, 2010

In the last half-decade, blogs have gone from a quirky personal sideline activity to a mainstream, almost de rigeur professional activity -- following the previous trajectory of Web sites and, before them, e-mail itself. To many, this democratization of the flow of information is a distinct blessing, to others it is the epitome of data deluge. As someone who has now posted blog entries every day for six years and recently passed the 10,000-unit mark (fulfilling Malcolm Gladwell's quota for expert practice), I wanted to take stock of what this has meant to me as a writer and thinker.

First, some sense of the effort involved. ...

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