The Power of the Blog By Darren Draper ASTE 7500
Blog = “Web log” (Weblog: Coined by Jorn Barger, 1997)
Chronological Order (Written In)
Reverse Chronological Order (Displayed In)
“ Blog”
Weblog > “We Blog” (Blog: Coined by Peter Merholz, 1999)
blog (v): To maintain or add content to a blog
Blogs Many and Varied!
Photo Blogs
 
Video Blogs (Vlogs)
 
MP3 Blogs (Music)
 
Artlogs
 
Blog Topics Also Many and Varied!
 
<ul><li>“ 70 million blogs -  s ome of them have to be good.” </li></ul><ul><li>David Sifry </li></ul><ul><li>Founder of T...
 
Over 70 Million Blogs
120,000 New blogs created daily - worldwide
1.4 per second New blogs
 
 
1.4 Million Per Day Blog posts
58,000 Per Hour Blog posts
Replacing Mainstream Media?
 
Political Bloggers Swaying voters
#1 Blogging Language?
 
Summary <ul><li>Over 70 million weblogs </li></ul><ul><li>About 120,000 new weblogs each day, or... </li></ul><ul><li>1.4 ...
Blogs Here to stay?
We’ll See…
Should every teacher have a blog?
I think so!
http://drapestakes.blogspot.com/
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    1. 1. The Power of the Blog By Darren Draper ASTE 7500
    2. 2. Blog = “Web log” (Weblog: Coined by Jorn Barger, 1997)
    3. 3. Chronological Order (Written In)
    4. 4. Reverse Chronological Order (Displayed In)
    5. 5. “ Blog”
    6. 6. Weblog > “We Blog” (Blog: Coined by Peter Merholz, 1999)
    7. 7. blog (v): To maintain or add content to a blog
    8. 8. Blogs Many and Varied!
    9. 9. Photo Blogs
    10. 11. Video Blogs (Vlogs)
    11. 13. MP3 Blogs (Music)
    12. 15. Artlogs
    13. 17. Blog Topics Also Many and Varied!
    14. 19. <ul><li>“ 70 million blogs - s ome of them have to be good.” </li></ul><ul><li>David Sifry </li></ul><ul><li>Founder of Technorati </li></ul>Image © 2007 Technorati –Source: http://www.technorati.com/
    15. 21. Over 70 Million Blogs
    16. 22. 120,000 New blogs created daily - worldwide
    17. 23. 1.4 per second New blogs
    18. 26. 1.4 Million Per Day Blog posts
    19. 27. 58,000 Per Hour Blog posts
    20. 28. Replacing Mainstream Media?
    21. 30. Political Bloggers Swaying voters
    22. 31. #1 Blogging Language?
    23. 33. Summary <ul><li>Over 70 million weblogs </li></ul><ul><li>About 120,000 new weblogs each day, or... </li></ul><ul><li>1.4 new blogs every second </li></ul><ul><li>1.5 million posts per day, or... </li></ul><ul><li>17 posts per second </li></ul><ul><li>22 blogs among the top 100 blogs among the top 100 sources linked to in Q4 2006 - up from 12 in the prior quarter </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese the #1 blogging language at 37% </li></ul><ul><li>English second at 33% </li></ul>
    24. 34. Blogs Here to stay?
    25. 35. We’ll See…
    26. 36. Should every teacher have a blog?
    27. 37. I think so!
    28. 38. http://drapestakes.blogspot.com/

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