Every post you write does not have to be perfectly optimized for search engine optimization (SEO).
Every post you write doesn't need to have a marketing goal behind it.
It doesn't have to be published or shared at a “perfect time.”
Sometimes people just want to know what's going on with you. They want to know what the latest going-on in your world is.
When I started blogging in 2005 I wrote about what I was up to. I shared code examples and updates about the apps I was working on. I talked about my business.
At the time I didn't know what SEO was, but it didn't matter. You fed your RSS feed into a blog aggregator and people connected with you. It was greatly topical back then and niche aggregators like DZone and RubyFlow dominated for programmers.
It was the time of Digg. [Read more…]