Note from Jon: This is a guest post by Dries Cronje from Trading Profit Lab. If you’re like me, you often turn your nose up to guest posts on popular blogs, because most of them are by beginning bloggers who are still learning their chops, and so the posts kind of suck. Not so here. I couldn’t have said this better myself. It’s a freaking awesome post, and I encourage you to read every word of it.
Someone, somewhere, told bloggers to post every day.
So you do. And you give it your best shot.
But posting daily just doesn’t work for you. You don’t meet your traffic and income goals, you don’t get a flood of visitors, and your subscriber numbers stagnate.
Now you’re doubting your ability to be a successful blogger, and you feel like a sweatshop worker, working super-hard with no real reward.
The post-every-day strategy takes all the fun out of blogging.
Deep down, you suspect this strategy is downright dangerous. And you’d be right for the following reasons: