Survey of Two Biggest Fears to Writing and Publishing
According to a leading expert on ezines and blogs, Debbie
Weil from WordBiz.com, time is cited as the biggest obstacle
to writing and creating a business blog. The second obstacle
is fear of not knowing what to write.
I am not surprised at these survey results. My own
experiences with coaching others on their ezines validate
these two big fears about writing and publishing.
Not enough time
Not enough to say
Let me just say that a few years ago, I myself experienced
both these fears and many others. I was one of the original
techno-weanies. When it came to publishing anything on the
web or through email, I had sticky fingers and keyboard
Now you can go to Debbie’s seminar to overcome these fears
for $79. Or, you can let me take a cyber-slap at you: Get
It took me exactly 20 minutes to write and post this article
on my weblog.
Get Over It!
I don’t have any more time than you do, and I have only as
much to say as you do in your own chosen field and niche. I
am no genius. My husband will tell you that.
But I do have motivation and a drive to help others do what
I myself have learned.
Help is just a click away: email or comment here to give me
your opinion on what your biggest obstacle to writing and
publishing your own ezine REALLY is.
And while you’re on it, tell me again, why you wouldn’t just
start your own blog like this one? If I can, you can.
Coming soon: Denise Wakeman and I are starting a teleclass
series to help you get started with blogging.
Prediction: Blogging or publishing a weblog is the wave of
Secret: It is much easier than publishing your own web site
Here is Debbie Weil’s survey:
WordBiz Update: text-only Oct. 18, 2004
* Lack of Time Is Top Obstacle to Blogging *
Over 70% of respondents to a WordBiz survey report lack of
time is their key concern to managing a business blog.
– 45% of you are unsure what to write about
– 18% question whether the content needs to be edited
– 15% wonder who would be responsible for the writing
Yet, when asked if you have considered starting a business
blog, more than 80% responded yes.
To register, go here: