To be honest, I’m not entirely sure. I read a lot of feeds usually several hundred posts in a single sitting and while reading I tend to create placeholder posts in my blogs so that they can serve as reminders of things I want to write about later.
For example, the current placeholders I have are regarding digital nomads, the ghost (which CB calls the context engine), a comparison of the iPhone to a modern Blackberry and some commentary on recent posts by A-list bloggers. Not all of them will make it into final posts – some will be repurposed and/or deleted. But it serves as a digital notepad where I can leave some ideas and try them out later.
This serves me for the several blogs I write for – be that NiMUG, cimota, infurious, Mac-Sys Ltd, lategaming or the other couple. I don’t tend to write with an agenda – I write about what interests me at the time and so it’s possible to have blog post reminders wait for weeks and weeks while I organise my thoughts about it.