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We look at 8 ways to manage your life as a blogger: Full-time blogging, Online Journalism, Blog Home, Team Sport, Automae, Reading Blogs, A Blog Bank and Partners.

We look at 8 ways to manage your life as a blogger: Full-time blogging, Online Journalism, Blog Home, Team Sport, Automae, Reading Blogs, A Blog Bank and Partners.

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    • Book Rapper
    • A Visual Presentation by Geoff McDonald and Book Rapper Copyright Copy this the right way. You have permission to post this, email this, and print this for free to anyone you like, as long as you make no changes or edits to its contents or digital format. Pass it along and make many copies to contribute to an inclusive world.
    • Book Rapper tracks trends digs up big ideas presents them visually creates actions for you to do
    • web log A list of entries, similar to a diary, posted regularly on the internet.
    • weblog
    • we blog
    • we blog
    • How to Create Your Own Media Channel
    • The Book
    • We Blog is derived from...
    • The RAPs
    • Each RAP comprises... RESOURCES : anything you use to generate wealth. ACTIONS : an act of will, a deed completed. PROFITS : to gain an advantage or benefit.
    • The We Blog RAPs... We Blog Intro Blog Why? Blog Medium 1 2
    • Blog Money Blog Traffic Blog Being 3 4 5
    • Blog About Blog Life Blog Resoures (This one!) 6 7 7
    • Blog Life RAP7
    • Blog Life Will blogging take over my life?
    • Blog Life Mmm...
    • Blog Life Maybe.
    • Deborah Petersen of Life in the Fast Lane says... “I eat, sleep and breathe my blog.”
    • Full time Online Blogging Journalism Blog Home Team Sport Eight ways to manage your life as a blogger Automate Read Blogs Blog Bank Partner
    • Full-Time Blogging RAP7.1
    • To quit your day job and...
    • ...take on a new life as a full-time blogger...
    • ...is possible.
    • However, be warned.
    • The full-time bloggers interviewed in this book aren’t...
    • ...merely posting a couple of lines every so often.
    • They’re working at it!
    • Or should I say they’re living it!
    • Some 10-12 hours a day and...
    • ...may be seven days a week.
    • Do you really want to Action quit your day job?
    • What would Action you need to pull this off?
    • Online Journalism RAP7.2
    • Is blogging the future of...
    • ...journalism?
    • Blogging is...
    • fast intimate conversational
    • PUBLISH! It’s instant publishing...
    • ...and it’s also suitable for scoops...
    • - if you have the right sources.
    • Oops! Wrong source...
    • Ahhh! That’s more like it!
    • You also need the resources, to chase those sources.
    • Online journalism is a specialist field.
    • Define your blogging Action business model.
    • Are you a dedicated journalist? Action Energetic amateur? Or, god forbid, an...
    • Action Opinionated bore?
    • Blog Home RAP7.3
    • Blogging can happen...
    • ...anywhere.
    • Most bloggers probably do it...
    • ...at home.
    • However, with the addition of a...
    • ...laptop or...
    • ...a smartphone...
    • ...you can add to your post from anywhere.
    • This isn’t just for professionals, all anyone needs is an...
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    • Define the lifestyle you want from your Action blogging escapades.
    • Team Sport RAP7.4
    • Consider forming an...
    • ...alliance with others writing on similar topics.
    • This could be...
    • blogs or as a ...as separate single blog.
    • This gives you more reach to...
    • ...attract more traffic.
    • Find the blogs of three Action potential alliance partners.
    • Action Read their work...
    • Action ...comment and test the waters.
    • Automate RAP7.5
    • There are a bunch of...
    • ...actions you’ll need to do each time ...
    • ...you write and publish a blog post.
    • can save considerable
    • when automate your processes.
    • Use RSS feeds to have the blogs you Action read sent directly to your in-box.
    • Use widgets & blogging tools Action to streamline your writing and publishing process.
    • Action Check out Firefox Add-ons
    • Read Blogs RAP7.6
    • A number of bloggers interviewed read a lot of other blogs.
    • As sources of information, Chris Anderson tracks how many blogs?
    • 2 22 220 2200 A B C D
    • 220 C
    • Read a few blogs from other writers to explore the medium.
    • Review and cull regularly...
    • ...maintain a tight fabulous list to conserve
    • Action Read other blogs for...
    • Action Ideas Formats Style Tips
    • Action ...you can use in your blog.
    • Rather than borrowing their content, Action link to them.
    • Blog Bank RAP7.7
    • Cardinal sin territory...
    • Never, never, never...
    • Post to meet a DE DLINE or fill a gap.
    • Poor blogs can dent audience attention.
    • They’ll go walkabout.
    • They’ll go walkabout.
    • They’ll go walkabout.
    • Action Write when you want to write.
    • Create a file to store your extra Action posts for your ‘days off’.
    • Bank your spare logs and you’ll Action always have a scintillating post.
    • Partner RAP7.8
    • It can be tough...
    • ...to keep coming up with new perspectives on a niche idea.
    • Two brains might be better than one...
    • Liaise with other bright sparks to Action bring alternate views to your blog.
    • Consider... Action
    • Guest ... Action Interviews Co-author Author
    • links to other links to Action people’s blogs YouTube videos or articles or slide shows.
    • Also, google ‘What is Carnival Action Blogging’ for more insight.
    • Want More?
    • The We Blog RAPs... We Blog Intro Blog Why? Blog Medium 1 2
    • Blog Money Blog Traffic Blog Being 3 4 5
    • Blog About Blog Life Blog Resoures (This one!) 6 7 7
    • BR Members can get the complete set of We Blog RAPs at... www.BookRapper.com/members
    • Email Me! Geoff McDonald... Book Rapper Book Rapper provides Author. innovation + leadership workshops and keynote presentations based upon the hot trends in the books we RAP. We can help you profit from the ideas in this RAP.
    • More Book Rapper Resources... www.BookRapper.com/rappers.html
    • Read the Book Rapper Blog... www.BookRapper.com/blog.html
    • Look out for more slideshows at... www.BookRapper.com