No less a luminary than Steve Rubel, a veritable whitebeard in the study of blogging, seems somewhat pessimistic about the prospects of new bloggers to build a profitable blog. He’s not saying that established bloggers should hang up their keyboards but he does believe that readers are looking for more distributed, short-form content. Rubel is bullish on Twitter, Posterous, and lifestreaming.
If you’re interested in hearing what one of the most influential afficianados of the New Media has to say on this topic, watch Steve Rubel’s interview on BNN.ca.
I still believe in the power of the blog over other more disposable forms of content creation. How about you?