[Note: I first wrote and published this article about 5 years ago. But it still strikes me as relevant and useful.]
But when you think about it, it’s not so strange at all.
Just think back to the days before blogs existed.
It wasn’t so long ago.
Back then, where did you turn to find interesting, engaging, timely, and topical news and information?
The answer for many of us is that we signed up for some great newsletters. We didn’t go to Web sites for the latest information and opinions, because in those days most sites tended to be too static.
If we wanted to know what was new, important, and interesting, we turned to newsletters.
Here are four ways that good newsletters share the same qualities as blogs.