From reading Why Blog? I’ve gathered that the most important thing about blogging is always keeping in mind what you are writing about. However, this doesn’t always pertain to the topic; mostly, it’s about remembering why you are writing and who you are writing it to, otherwise known as your reason and audience. Another helpful thing to consider when blogging is genre, or the style you are writing in. The most distinct thing that separates blogging from traditional college course work is that you get to choose all these things. When blogging, it is also great to do your own research and read other blogs that discuss similar subjects. In Why Blog? the author writes “Sampling the blog rolls of bloggers you like is a good strategy for finding other worthwhile blogs. I’m not suggesting that you have to do what everyone else does. To the contrary, one of the great things about blogging id the opportunity for autonomy the genre can provide.” By this. We can assume that the author suggests that even though it can be incredibly helpful to do your research on similar blogs, it is equally as important to keep a sense of originality. In order to prosper as a blogger, you need to make sure your work is creative. Another thing that can help with a blogger’s success is patience. The author writes “…becoming good at anything worth becoming good at takes a lot of time.” This is the author’s way of reiterating the well-known phrase of practice makes perfect. From reading Why Blog? I’ve been informed of many ways to become better at blogging.