This is a highly insightful post that acts as a counterpoint to my recent post ‘How to increase your blog following‘… pursuing just numbers is often a mistake.
Goals are supposed to be this thing that lead us down a productive path. But, sadly this isn’t always the case. In fact, sometimes it would be better if we just didn’t make them at all.
These “bad” goals often give us the feeling that we are achieving success. But, they are often followed by dark periods of realization.
You must remember that writing blogs posts is like going to the gym everyday. While you may not see immediate results, your effort will eventually pay off (if you are writing content that people love).
Let’s take a look at a one of these “bad” goals to see how they can be deceptive.
Get 3,000 views in a month
I don’t even understand why this goal exists. It’s almost like celebrating when you get 10 people to look at you when you were at the department store.
It doesn’t accomplished anything…
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