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This is the first of three posts on how to create a Blogger blog (18 September 2013)

This is the first of three posts on how to create a Blogger blog (18 September 2013)

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  • 1. Outcomes for today We will • Show how to use your Google ID to create a blog • Go through the steps to creating a blog • Talk about your task before Webinar 2
  • 2. Why blog? • Everything is going online • It is an easy way to communicate with others and pass on information • You become a better writer because you know the world can see what you are saying • It’s free • You’ll make new friends • You are keeping up with the times we live in • You don’t need special skills
  • 3. What is a blog? A blog is a personal website or web page on which an individual records opinions, links to other sites, etc. on a regular basis.
  • 4. Different kinds of blogs
  • 5. Photo a day blog
  • 6. Personal diaries
  • 7. Classroom blogs
  • 8. Classes connect and do projects together
  • 9. Teach from a blog
  • 10. Technology blogs
  • 11. Price list for the various types of books http://www.blurb.com/create/book/blogbook
  • 12. The steps to creating a blog
  • 13. Ask Google for Blogger.com 1 2
  • 14. Sign in with your Google ID
  • 15. You are ready to create your blog Choose ‘New blog’
  • 16. Name your blog LLet’s learn to blog letslearnto blog. Give your blog a name (can be changed) Give your blog a URL (can’t be changed) Choose the Simple template 1 2 3 4
  • 17. Now head for this arrow Don’t choose these words Done!
  • 18. Here is the arrow again Choose ‘template’ Choose your template 1 1
  • 19. Now let’s customize your template Click here. This means ‘change’
  • 20. This takes you to the template designer section This is how your blog looks at the moment
  • 21. Let’s select background
  • 22. Then click on this little arrow
  • 23. Now let’s choose a new background. Go through them all and choose something you like Choose Done when you are done
  • 24. When you are done choose Apply to blog and then Back to Blogger 1 2
  • 25. Let’s write our first post. Click on New post
  • 26. Choose compose Write your post in this big square Give your post a title Click preview to check that it looks okay When everything looks fine then press Publish The structure of a post 1 2 3 5 4
  • 27. Look for the word ‘comment’ and click on it
  • 28. Write your comment and name Click on this arrow and decide how you will sign
  • 29. So, now are ready to create your own blog!
  • 30. Your task for next time
  • 31. So... • Create a blog • All the steps to follow can be found at this blog address: http://vodacomwebinars.blogspot.com/ • Write a post in your new blog and introduce yourself • Write your blog address in the comment box of the Welcome post of the Vodacom Webinars blog
  • 32. See you next time...