Promoting your blog via twitter doesn’t have to sound self-centered, as long as you advocate its reader value more than its connection to the author. Here’s some examples of the difference I’ve noticed from my own experience.
I didn’t realize it until just now that I hadn’t updated my blog in over a month. Initially I started this to showcase my work somewhere online – a backup I could call upon when I met people or went to conferences and was asked to give examples of my work without having to pull out my hard-copy portfolio.
But now that I’ve updated with the shorter entry on Wayson Choy, there are a couple things I’ve learned that I think are worth repeating.