The Life and Death of Bloggers

Jeremiah Owyang and Kent Newsome share two possible lifecycles of bloggers:

Blogs That Die
Which includes the following stages:

  1. Excitement
  2. Expectation
  3. Frustration
  4. Alienation
  5. Abandonment

Blogs That Thrive
Which includes the following stages:

  1. Excitement
  2. Expectation
  3. Focus
  4. Passion
  5. Achievement