I follow a “blogging” Google Alert daily.
One email alert finds its way into my Gmail inbox.
90% of the time – or more – any blogging story reported through major media news outlets focuses on hefty income claims or huge social media following numbers.
Former stay at home mom makes 6 figures.
Former cop makes $1,000,000 a year.
Instagram model nets 3,000,000 followers.
I admire these folks. More power to them.
But I also know the danger in reporting these types of news stories with a heavy emphasis on astounding results.
Major media outlets use hype and yes, real results, to shock folks into paying attention. Continue reading…