by Deb Ng
So I’ve been trying to think of a contest for our readers at NBT. I want to give away a copy of my new E-Book, “Beyond Blogging: Using Your Blogging Skills for Bigger and Better Things,” but I didn’t want to have just another comments contest. I wanted something that can tie in with the book, but also benefitted the bloggers who visit here.
I think I found something that will do.
As the title of the book indicates, “Beyond Blogging” is about taking the skills you learned as a blogger and using them to advance your career. For instance, I took the skills I learned building up this community (and others) and played them up to get my job as community manager.
I will also be leading a discussion called “Beyond Blogging: Using Your Blogging Skills for Bigger and Better Things,” at SXSWi this year in hopes of giving bloggers a few things to think about. For instance, are you ok blogging for a low paying network or would you like to set your sites higher?
So with all that in mind, we’re also going to have the discussion here as well. Talk to us about the skills you feel you cultivated as a blogger. Perhaps you have become more of a people person, or perhaps your powers of traffic analysis rock. Tell us about your skills and where you think they’ll take you. Do you wish to continue on as you are as a blogger or are you using blogging (and those newly aquired skills) to take you in another direction?
Though we’ll be doing the random drawing thing, you’ll catch my eye more if you post a thoughtful response and continue to come back to discuss. So, one word or one sentence answers won’t get you a book. Talk to us about your passion, and let it show.
The contest will end sometime Monday morning, depending on when I have my first cup of coffee. Good luck to you all. By the way, if there are more than one awesome responses and more than one awesome discussions, I may just give out more than one e-book.
I look forward to learning about your skills…and how you plan to take them to the next level.