Always - feedback is coaching, and we all need a bit of that!
I love it! Good or bad. Bring it on!
Yes it is a big help for improvement and inspiration.
Absolutely critical, yes. It alerts me to what they want or deem important and readable.
I don't get too much of that, so when I do, it is very encouraging. Yes. Helps me feel that my work really does matter.
Absolutely. If they like it I'm happy, if they don't I try to make it better.
Yes. Its an encouragement to me and helps me find my loop holes
Yes, my reader feed-back is one of the most important parts of my creative process, very rarely does it involve me changing my work though because most of it is so possitive.
Absolutely! It is the best way to know if your information is being utilized or helping others. Hints and criticism from people who give me feedback is also a great way to improve my skills and help me to be a better communicator.
Yes, I like to be challenged.
Always. I know what I should keep and what I should erase.
Feed-back from viewer sand readers is invaluable. There is nothing like a loyal reader giving me suggestions for an article...it means that they are listening and looking forward to what I am writing.
yes, but I can write without