The insanely slow road to building a blog (and why most people give up)

Building a successful blog is hard. There’s a lot more to it than simply creating a blog and writing your first post. For starters, readers won’t show up just because you’re writing. You have to tell people about your work if you want them to care. But a lot of what it takes to build a successful blog is just being good at showing up. Over and over. For a long, long time. When asked how he built such a robust online community with his blog, Jon Acuff’s answer was simple: “The same way you build an offline one. Slowly…

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