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Not All The Posts You Write Will Be Good

One of the most common reasons not to start blogging is that it takes ages. Forever.

To a certain extent that’s true. Getting results from blogging, content marketing, anything that involves writing, takes time. Often a lot of time.

But getting started takes no time at all. You could have done it in the time it’s taken you to read this far.

The second most common reason not to start is that you’re not good at it. I’ll let you in on a secret: nobody is really.

Most people suck at blogging. At least at the start. This is the seventy fifth day of my year of writing. The last two weeks of content have pretty much sucked. My posts a month ago were way better.

But have I stopped? No. Of course not. It doesn’t ultimately matter if I’m writing good stuff. I said at the start that most of it would probably suck. I’m actually surprised there’s been as much good content so far!

You don’t always have to write good content, but writing content more often increases your chances. Then eventually, better content should become more natural.

That’s what I’m hoping, at least.


I’m just a guy from the UK that’s okay at writing, better at startups, awesome at making coffee.

I curate a weekly email digest and publication called Starting Up.

This is day 75 in a 365 day writing experiment. You can check out why I’m writing every day here.

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