Blogging Fatigue Setting In

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Maybe I am starting to suffer a little bit of blogging burnout, where I am just not as "infatuated" with staying up late and writing blog articles until 1am as much as I used to be.  Or, maybe I finally found a PC game that calls to me so much I tend to want to play it more than blog (which would be the first time in 2 years this has happened).

Since I picked up Kings Bounty: Armored Princess I have been thinking less about blogging and more about just playing the game with every spare moment I have lately.  This game satisfies RPG and strategy elements and is one of the most fun games I have played in years.

Combine this new game with the fact that all of my blogs are suffering huge traffic losses since Google Instant search went in, and I have already seen my earnings plummet from Google AdSense and less offers coming in has taken its toll on my blogging enthusiasm as well.

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My sites have pretty much jumped 20 months back in time as far as traffic is concerned, and I am just about at a point where I have to find new tactics and methods to bring it back. 

The best thing about blogging is that when you start suffering fatigue you can stagger out a little, write at least one post a week instead of every day and sites always get better with age (the aging of a site helps improve its SEO, SERP and PageRank so this can sometimes be a good thing).  Now is also a good time to reach out to other potential niches, guest blog and be more active in the online community.

In the meantime, I will just spend some extra time gaming and helping my wife with a new project we are working on that will be revealed in the future.  This will be a both online and offline venture business that we plan on running together.

-Justin Germino

Updated: September 30, 2010 — 8:00 am