This is definitely a case of do as I say, not as I do. Or have done until now (stand by for a new year's resolution).
Writing a blog (or even a good old-fashioned email or print newsletter) is still a good way to keep in touch with your client base or followers. It helps remind them that you are still around and keep you 'front of mind', and it is the perfect way to reinforce the fact that you're an expert in your field – that you know what you're talking about.
But the benefits don't end there.
Here are some hints for overcoming these and regularly posting to your blog.