Best 15 Quotes & Tweets on Blogging

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1

Learn from times iterated over time spent. Craft a thousand tweets before ten blog posts before one novel. Skim a dozen books before absorbing one. Make many small investments before a few big bets. Build many small products before starting a company. Explore, then exploit.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

To maximize distribution, minimize the message. • Books - blog posts • Podcasts - snippets • Blog posts - tweetstorms • Use stand-alone tweets in tweetstorms • Tweet sparingly - high signal, low noise Readers have options - respect their time.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

Compare the popularity of podcasts, tweets, YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok, to blogs and books, to see how rare genuine readers are.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

If you want to learn writing, skip class and start a blog. If you want to learn marketing, skip class and build a business. If you want to learn psychology, skip class and spend a day in a casino. Reality is the world’s best classroom.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

5

You'll learn more from one launch than a thousand blog posts.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

6

Books aren’t your thing? Then read articles, blogs, newsletters, even tweets. Books don’t have a monopoly on great ideas.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

7

You can have a conversation with a few people at a time. Your blog posts can be read by thousands of people at a time. Your products can be used by millions of people at a time. Productize yourself to scale yourself.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

8

Blogs are free. Podcasts are free. YouTube videos are free. Avoiding distraction is the hard part. The knowledge you need is right at your fingertips. And it’s free.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

9

Blogs are like tweetstorms, but more long-winded, harder to share, and without per-sentence commentary.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

10

Calling it now. Tomorrow’s productivity blogs will be video-based. Remote work is exploding. Young people are increasingly comfortable on camera. A handful of knowledge workers will build massive audiences by open-sourcing their workflow. Watch this space.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

11

Marketing practice: Write a blog post and try to get 1000 people to read it. Persuading someone to click a link, start reading, and keep reading to the end is not easy. It's a great skill-building exercise, and a lot easier than persuading people to take out their wallet.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

12

Tweets are appetizers, small and experimental. Blog posts are main courses, consistent and relatively safe. Books are tasting menus. You trust the creator and lean into whatever narrative is given to you.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

13

Substack has singlehandedly made newsletters the new blogs.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

14

Audiences don't happen overnight, or overday, or overweek, or overmonth… Gotta keep at it for longer than that to see it if sticks.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

15

The best advice isn’t in a blog post.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah