Om Malik on ten years of blogging

Today we differentiate between blogging on blogging platforms and sharing on social platforms, but that is just semantics. The essence of blogging is not defined by a platform but by what I learned from Dave and his blogging platform — that media now is raw, collaborative and instantaneous.

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Blogging is communal: In 2008, I wrote that “blogging is not just an act of publishing but also a communal activity. It is more than leaving comments; it is about creating connections.” That is the single biggest lesson learned of these past 10 years. Every connection has lead to a new idea, new thought and a new opportunity.

Being authentic in your thoughts and voice is the only way to survive the test of time.

Being wrong is as important as being right. What’s more important — when wrong, admit that you are wrong and listen to those who are/were right.

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