When you meet someone and te… When you meet someone and tell them, “You should blog!” (which it’s my understanding happens quite often), what is it about them that makes you think they’d be a good blogger, especially in the long term? Are there some writers you wouldn’t say that to?

Huffington: I invite people who have an interesting point of view, a provocative way of looking at the world. And the best bloggers tend to be a little obsessed about something. When I see those things, I get excited about offering a platform to express them. One of the original reasons for starting HuffPost was my feeling that some of the most interesting voices in our culture weren’t online–and I wanted to make it easier for them to make the transition.

via The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging (9781439105009): The editors of the Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington: Books: Reviews, Prices & more.