More blog pruning advice

I’ve posted about pruning my blog reading several times.  Today I thinned out almost 40 blogs that gave only partial feeds.  Not clicking through, sorry.  Bye.

But I just found what I think is my best, most common-sense yet, approach to pruning blogs:

I deleted the blog feeds of everyone who “thinks like I do”.  Why?  Because I probably have the least to learn from them.  I’ve kept the blogs of people that piss me off – people I think are completely wrong.  People I would probably hate to have dinner with.  THOSE are the people that make me question my own beliefs and assumptions.  Those blogs that think like I do just don’t make me think.

Comments

  1. I’ve kept the blogs of people that piss me off – people I think are completely wrong. People I would probably hate to have dinner with

    Glad to learn you are still reading my blog then! 😉

    As mentioned before (somewhere): I only read three blogs.
    Yours, Deannie’s and (hey, SOMEONE got to do it) my own. And even THOSE already cost me a lot of time (and that’s NOT Deannie’s or my fault!)

  2. Are you SURE he hasn’t gone nuts? Heh.

    And Chris – put your blog URL on your comments (if you want) – I find a LOT of readers follow comments back to my commenter’s blogs!

    Rob

  3. I still am amazed that Scoble hasn’t gone nuts reading all the blogs that he does. I get info overload from the little content that I subscribe to, for him it must be insane.

  4. Chris – I don’t really read that many blogs. Most of them I just scan for something interesting. I probably read about 60 a day. of the remainder I may actually be reading one of four of their posts.

  5. I only read 33 blogs and still manage to keep up. Crazy.