Why blog?

I’m not really a natural blogger.

I never kept a journal as a kid.  I don’t feel a burning need to tell the world my latest opinion, observation, or insight.  If anything, I assume (perhaps incorrectly) that most people are as busy as I am, are reasonably happy with the content sources they have, and if anything would appreciate one fewer distraction.

But I am blogging anyway.  Why?

It turns out, I am basically blogging already.  If I am emailing a friend about a startup I am looking into, an idea I am exploring, a book I recently read, etc., I’ve done most of the work.  By posting this same content to a blog, I might get some additional insights from other readers and the subject of my post might get a bit of a boost by having this in a public forum (rather than just in their Inbox).

That’s the theory anyway.  Let’s see how it goes.

5 responses to “Why blog?”

  1. Brad Cherniak says :

    Look forward to your thoughts from the trenches on the wild world of start-ups Andrew! Cheers, Brad

  2. Steve@granitecreekblog says :

    It’s good to see I’m not the only one out there trying an Angel blog! It will be interesting to compare the right and left coast experiences.

  3. Catherine says :

    Andrew, I have a startup aimed at improving the efficacy of medical mission trips. I am interested in meeting with you. Will you have office hours soon?



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