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When blogging goes too far

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I talk to and interact with real estate bloggers from all over the country. Lately it has occurred to me that some people go too far with blogging. I don't mean posting every day -- I do that, and that is one of the things that makes my blog work. What I mean by "too far" is that some spend four to six hours a day in blog-related activities. For some it takes hours to write a single post. Some spend much of their time doing research about blogging and interacting with other bloggers. And others spend much of their time playing with the software and setup and tweaking the blog and Googling themselves and checking their page rank and trying out the latest widgets and plug-ins. Building a better blog can become an obsession and any blog can be made better. There is a point of diminishing return. I have found over the years that if I have to spend more than eight to 10 hours a week on blogging I am working too hard at it. I monitor how I am using the time and if it is...