Although Ted Demopoulos didn't really like to write, he thought blogging might be a way to help his one-guy consulting shop. That was an understatment. Within weeks of launching his blog he secured a keynote speaking engagement. Why? Because the client got to know him and liked him through his posts. Oh and the guy who didn't like to write? He's written two books on social media!
Blogger Story Teller: Ted Demopoulos, Blogging For Business
Although I've been using email and the Internet forever –my freshman math professor was sending me homework assignments via email in '79, I missed all the big Internet moves. In the very early 1990s, most of my consulting and speaking gigs were booked online, but I never imagined the world as a whole using the Internet. I missed the commercialization of the Internet – until after it was already happening.
I didn't even get my first lame Web site for my business up until 2004. I feel like I just didn't get anything until after it was already happening, and since I'd been involved forever I should have!
Blogging was different. Although I'd been reading blogs since 1999, I didn't try blogging until late 2004. I thought blogging might be something that would help my one-person business. Even though I didn't particularly enjoy writing or write well, I've found I love blogging. I've always had lots of opinions, and now I have somehow to express them.