8 questions to… James Governor, RedMonk
James Governor leads the UK contingent of analysts that blog and throws himself into the open source arena using a huge number of social media tools to explain his thoughts. Continuing the ’8 questions’ series, James gives some candid views as to what he thinks is important.
1. Why do you blog?
To get my thoughts out there and have them peer reviewed by the internet.
To build community and make redmonk intellectual property more findable.
To drive sales.
As a primary marketing and PR channel.
2. Do you think blogging will be just as important in a years time, 5 years or 10 years?
Yes and no. blogging is a horrible word in many ways, but the drive to make us all publishers will continue. I will tell you when my dad starts blogging.
3. What is your favourite blog post you have written?
I really can’t answer that question. I do still enjoy the Things To Do In the Analyst Business when you’re Dead post.
4. What is your favourite blog post you have read?
Too many to mention – probably one of Stephen O’Grady’s (my business partner)
5. How many hours a week do you spend blogging?
6. What other new media sites do you participate in?
7. List your 3 favourite blog sites you read regularly
8. What would you blogging epitaph be?
I was the number one industry analyst blogger for half a day.
Thanks James for some excellent insights and look forward to reading more of your thoughts.
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