Are you an “out” blogger? Do your friends, family, or coworkers know that you have a blog?
There are a lot of good reasons to keep work and blogging separate, some people work in offices where the personal and professional never overlap. Some may write about their jobs in a way that needs to be kept separate. Other than that, I really do not understand why you would hide a blog from other people in your life.
I post all of my blog posts on Facebook and do find it interesting how frequently people in political meetings I go to or even at work, ask me about running or suggest a new recipe. I find it really amazing to be face to face with someone who took the time to read my random thoughts,
Doesn’t a blog, regardless of the topic, ultimately reflect you? I am more likely to keep reading if I can get the person who is writing and maybe even like them a bit. Won’t the people in your life love the blog part of you?
(Full disclosure, my in-laws do not know I have a blog. Not because I have any concerns about them reading it but J does. He thinks posts like Is Your Family Making You Fat?, may not paint him in the most positive light.)
Speaking of in-laws, has anyone seen previews for the new show Monster In-Lawson A&E? It looks like it could be interesting,
Are you an “out” blogger? If you are not, why?