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Meeting Bloggers

I can’t believe how fast this last week has gone. I’m only here in Toronto for another two days (and then have another day sitting on a plane).

After a very long week of b5 meetings with Jeremy and Mark, VCs and other Toronto based web start ups we took yesterday off to relax. After a long sleep in I spent a couple of hours with BJ Wong (Belle) from Working Blogger and Adventures in Net Marketing (among other blogs). Belle’s reflections of our lunch are at Lunch with Darren.

Belle and I have been working together on a couple of blogs for a while now and it was fantastic to finally meet her in person.

It is amazing to meet bloggers like Belle in person. This past week I must have met 10 or so bloggers that I regularly read and on each occasion I’ve found them to be very similar to the way I had imagined them to be.

I often hear friends tell me that people pretend to be someone that they’re not online – but in 99% of cases where I’ve met bloggers the person ends up being very similar to their online persona.

Anyway – today I get to test the theory again when I meet Aaron – something I’m looking forward to!

About Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse is the founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips and Digital Photography School. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Comments

  1. CrazyKinux says:

    I guess that with bloggers, our personalities come out more accurately through our blogs and comments. Kinda makes sense.

    Glad to see you’re enjoying Toronto; if you ever want to see Montreal let me know!

    Hope your return flight isn’t too long and painfull.