Ever since I landed my first gig as a paid blogger, I’ve been studying some “hidden” aspects of professional blogging. The one thing pro bloggers should do from the word go is take notice of the ever-shifting nature of the business, watch how it changes, and anticipate the future in order to keep those paychecks coming in. The bloggers who don’t change with the times will get left behind like the most primitive web 1.0 sites. And we all know what we think about THOSE, now, don’t we?
This little collection of observations is by no means representational of the whole industry, these are just my own opinions. They may apply in varying degrees to your situation, and I’m sure there are a few truisms in here. I suspect I’m not alone in observing some of the following: