Eleven lessons learned about blogging, so far

Marc Andreessen shares what he's learned.

Marc Andreessen
Marc Andreessen is the chair of Opsware and cofounder of Ning, a consumer Internet company. He is best known as a cofounder of Netscape Communications Corporation and co-author of Mosaic, the first widely-used web browser. This is a repost of writings from his blog at blog.pmarca.com.
Marc Andreessen

This post is to share lessons I have learned about blogging so far, five weeks into this blog.

First, it's hard to believe it's only been five weeks. "Internet time" lives, I can tell you that.

Second, I'd like to truly thank everyone who has read this blog, linked to this blog, sent this blog to your friends, or come up to me at various parties and events to say that you've been reading it -- and also the people who have emailed me and especially the people who posted comments before I turned comments off!

It's a lot of fun to interact directly with a community of people who share my interests and passions, and I plan to continue for a long time.

Third, I should have started doing this years and years ago.

Anyone who says blogs are not widely read is incorrect. I have been absolutely amazed at the range and diversity of the people who have been reading this blog, and so quickly.

Read more at Marc Andreessen's blog.