How Often Should I Blog?

The answer to the question about how often one should blog really is “it depends.” It stands to reason that a blog that hasn’t been updated in a while will not attract visitors and certainly not repeat visitors. A blog that has already built a community will consist of members who have certain expectations regarding frequency. In my case, I learn something new most everyday given my range of interests, though a daily post may not be realistic given other demands on my time.

In hindsight, I suspect my earlier attempts at blogging weren’t sustainable because I had ambitious expectations of depth, breadth, and frequency of coverage, to the point I simply couldn’t physically or mentally manage by myself. This time I plan to approach it differently by micro blogging at least once a week and writing more in depth once or twice a month. The focus will depend on what’s happening in each area of interest with notable advancements and my problem-solving needs driving that focus.

Kathleen Marrs, Ph.D.
Kathleen wants to live in a world filled with open books, open source, open hearts, and open minds in which diversity is embraced and creativity flourishes. A long time CPA turned online professor, Kathleen’s life was transformed upon completion of her dissertation An Investigation of the Factors that Influence Faculty and Student Acceptance of Mobile Learning in Online Higher Education.Her statistical analyses was called ”pioneering” by her committee chair Dr. Marlyn K. Littman and brought Kathleen full circle back to her number-crunching roots inspiring her to earn a second master’s in Business Intelligence.Kathleen plans to continue her studies of contemporary issues related to teaching, learning, and technology and loves to help undergrad and grad students achieve their academic and professional goals. As a lifelong learner she also plans on continuing her quest to understand the problems posed by mobile and micro learning formats and find innovative ways of helping people maximize the benefits these emerging technologies afford.

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