Karachi Metroblogs Seminar - Blogging 101

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Karachi Metroblogs held a seminar of Blogging 101 on Sunday 2nd September at The Second Floor

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  • Assalamo Alaikom and welcome to this ‘mini seminar’ on blogging. This is going to be roughly a 40 minute interactive presentation followed by a 15 minute Q-A session. Our Aim behind having this discussion is to discuss the whats, the hows, and whys of blogging, and in particular what its progress and development in Pakistan. So without further ado, lets get started.
  • Karachi Metroblogs Seminar - Blogging 101

    1. 1. Blogging 101 A Mini Seminar On Blogging The Karachi Metroblog September 2, 2007 The Second Floor, Karachi
    2. 2. the WHAT ??
    3. 3. A personal diary. A daily pulpit. A collaborative space. A political soapbox. A breaking-news outlet. A collection of links. Your own private thoughts. Memos to the world. Your blog is whatever you want it to be.
    4. 4. Blogs Vlogs Podcasts Moblogs Photologs Group blogs MP3logs Political Blogs Sports blogs Artlogs Religious blogs Travelogs Showbiz blogs Business blogs Tech blogs and more!
    5. 5. the WHY ??
    6. 6. 75 million blogs in total 120,000 new weblogs each day! 1.5 million posts per day! 1.4 new blogs every second! 17 posts every second!
    7. 7. Hey man, I can’t do no tech stuff, but I do love pie, and I love telling people that I love pie, can I blog? Yeah, sure man. ANYONE can blog!
    8. 8. the HOW ??
    9. 10. what NEXT ??
    10. 11. Tip # 1 : Be Opinionated
    11. 12. Tip # 2 : Link, Link, Link
    12. 13. Tip # 3 : Blogs Aren’t Monologues!
    13. 14. Tip # 4 : Be Regular
    14. 15. Tip 5: Be Legible
    15. 18. Link Exchange Features: • 100-300 Successful link exchange guaranteed or MONEY BACK (as per packages) • One link exchange expert dedicated for you 160hrs. /mo • Weekly and Monthly reporting is must. Automatic Link exchange script absolutely FREE
    16. 19. what has blogging ACHIEVED ??
    17. 20. the GOOD <ul><li>Marketing Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Career Development </li></ul><ul><li>Self-discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Crime Detection </li></ul><ul><li>Revolutionary Journalism </li></ul><ul><li>Politico-Social Activism </li></ul><ul><li>And More! </li></ul>
    18. 21. the BAD <ul><li>Promiscuity </li></ul><ul><li>Censorship </li></ul><ul><li>Defamation </li></ul><ul><li>Doocing </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Addiction </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright Infringement </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Crime </li></ul>
    19. 22. what about the Pakistani BLOGOSPHERE??
    20. 23. <ul><li>Name: The Pakistani Blogosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Date of Birth: 6 th June, 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Father’s Name: Tariq Mustafa ( Window to Pakistan ) </li></ul><ul><li>Mother’s Name: Blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Siblings: Khalid Omar ( Off Road Pakistan ), Zack Ajmal ( Procrastination ) </li></ul><ul><li>Prominent Cousins: S A J Shirazi ( Light Within ), Dr. Awab Alvi ( Teeth Maestro ), Umar Saleem ( Salam Bazar ) & Umar Siddiqi ( Umar Siddiqi ) </li></ul>
    21. 24. Quantity vs. QUALITY
    22. 25. WHERE to? <ul><li>Rating of credible Bloggers </li></ul><ul><li>Bloggers as journalists </li></ul><ul><li>Blog Business Model ?? </li></ul>
    23. 26. Search Engine Optimization <ul><li>Optimize your blog to get higher rankings in search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Niche topic – If you are blogging about a niche topic you will get more visits through search engines. </li></ul><ul><li>Selection of keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid broken links </li></ul><ul><li>Have as many incoming links as possible </li></ul>
    24. 27. And finally…who are WE??
    25. 28. the END!! PS: Thank you for bearing this with us :)
    26. 29. References & Bibliography <ul><li>The honorable minds of the entire Karachi Metroblog team </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Spider Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul>

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