Help me learn

What makes a blog great? What makes you follow a blog or “Like” a post?

Honesty. Knowledge. Common sense. Good writing. Sense of Humor. The artistic point of view in photo blogs.

I love blogs that help me learn something about life, about other people’s culture and experiences. I enjoy reading so if they give me a good reading, I like it and follow. I usually don’t look at the number of followers, just decide if I like it or not. I think blogging is not a popularity contest. I love the interaction among bloggers. I like comments.

I think great blogs are blogs by people writing for the pleasure of writing or simply for the shake of sharing an experience.

It’s impossible to follow all the great blogs out there so I pick  what I find in places like this daily prompt space and searching among the ones about topics of my interest.

Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest?.

Other bloggers thoughts:

  1. Daily Prompt: Great or greatest – Teach me something or make me laugh | mindurspirit
  2. 1 July Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | family photos food & craft
  3. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | Books, Music and Movies : my best friends
  4. Recipe for a great blog. | The untold, the unsaid…
  5. One of the ‘Great’ or ‘Big’ *smile | Chicomallorca’s Blog
  6. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | Faraziyya
  7. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? – show us GREATNESS. | masadiso79’s Blog
  8. A Ten-Minute Poem | just another outlet
  9. Give a little bit of yourself to me | Random Encounters of an Inquisitive Mind
  10. The Greatest? | Musings of a Suburban Creampuff
  11. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? « Mama Bear Musings
  12. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | Postcards from
  13. Why Do You Like This? [Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest?] | unknowinglee
  14. What Makes A Good Blog? – I Want Blood, Not Catsup | The Jittery Goat
  15. why follow? | Prayers and Promises
  16. The Greatest… | The Rider
  17. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | Quirky Brunette
  18. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | Under the Monkey Tree
  19. Phoneography Weekly: Not exactly timber |
  20. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | بيسان
  21. Why am I following? | New Visions
  22. Blogging Does Not Make One Great | Stuphblog
  23. Great or Greatest? | bheehappy
  24. Daily Post: Great or Greatest? | Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss
  25. Compelling | Maine Forest Cafe
  26. How to Brew a GREAT Blog (or not) | Iam Who Iam
  27. downtownnokomis
  28. To Promote, or Not to Promote. | The Silver Lining of the Optimistic Pessimist
  29. Not so great | Rob’s Surf Report
  30. What Made Hers Work for Me | clarior e tenebris
  31. Ali told me I’M the greatest | I Didn’t Just Wake Up This Morning with a Craving
  32. The Friends I’ve Yet To Meet | Dream Big, Bark Loudly
  33. Meanings of “Like” | Spunky Wayfarer
  34. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | George and Nigel
  35. Daily Prompt: Thumbs Up | One Starving Activist
  36. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | joanaslittleworld
  37. Great Blogs… | Haiku By Ku
  38. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? « Getting Rid Of Boredom
  39. Tell me a story | Explorer Leslie
  40. Great or Greatest | Geek Ergo Sum
  41. Greatness or not, this is for me. | tornin2’s Blog
  42. Daily Prompt: Great or Greatest? | Mindful Splatter
  43. Daily Prompt: Great? Greater? Greatest? | SERENDIPITY
  44. a weekend in Connecticut | To Pursue Happiness
  45. Community: Daily Post | BLUE BEAD PUBLICATIONS
  46. Great or Greatest? | The Nameless One
  47. True Colours | Clive’s Blog
  48. Telling A Personal Story | Self-Help for Creatively Deprived
  49. It’s all about customization | djgarcia94
  50.   | thoughtsofrkh
  51. Like You | clarior e tenebris
  52. Daily Prompt: Greatness | Hamburg und Mee(h)r
  53. a blogger is only good as his last post | Musings of a Random Mind
  54. Who knows, it just is, sometimes, isn’t it? | thoughtsofrkh
  55. Greatness – More than the Average. | Mind My Mind But…
  56. Daily Prompt: What Makes Me Like A Post? | My Daily Prompt Blog
  57. Greatness is what we on the brink of | My Tiny Thoughts
  58. Blog It Like You Mean It | A Day in the Life
  59. the UNCATEGORISED |Daily Prompt… | the TRASH BASH
  60. Greatness: The Smallest of All Things | The Oyster Index
  61. Great or Greatest? – Popcorn & Movies | Khana’s Web

Author: Olga Brajnović

Journalist and writer. I've worked for 26 years in a newspaper in Spain. I worked for two years as a stringer and correspondent in the US and went as a special envoy to other places like the Balkans. Author of a biography. Sea lover. Avid reader. Classic Music enthusiast.

9 thoughts on “Help me learn

  1. Borneo Pulse says:

    Me too, I agree with you. I’m a not followers conscious. I notice some are presenting what they have in a quite arrogant manner, that’s no go for me

  2. Hedwigia says:

    I’d agree with everything you said there! If only there was more time to read more blogs…

    1. Olga Brajnović says:

      That’s the problem. Time to read. Thank you for reading and commenting.


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