Thematic Areas1. Corruption2. Entrepreneurship (youth, women)3. CSR4. Women Issues
• Why Blog?• Challenges before you start.• How to find your niche.• Challenges as a blogger.• Which platform to chose from (blogger vs wordpress)• How to write quality content?• Reaching out to readership.• Key success factors.
Writing Killer Titles• #1: Use a Number• Your post could use any of the following: – Tips, Ways, Methods, Steps, Templates, Rules, Secrets• Adjectives: great, expert, clever, fantastic, brilliant, top, best• Some Nice Examples: – Ten Easy Ways to Write Faster – Five Simple Steps to Set Up Your Blog in Less Than Two Hours – Five Crazy Videos That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud
BreakoutYou have 15 minutes to bring a story. Go out in the lobby, restaurant, toilet, bookshop, shopping arcade, parking, reception etc and bring a story You need to write this story in word document (in 15 minutes). Put your name and email address and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
http://farihamunirshahtimes.blogspot.com/1. Title - Too big and not SEO Friendly (Keep it short and focus on key words such as Women Chamber, Multan etc - Its tricky stuff but check youtube videos on this topic)2. Background design - Too clumsy (remove all those colorful stuff)3. Font - too small (you need to build 1.5 line spacing)4. Picture quality - Poor, you need relatively higher quality pics. AND Must be captioned - You have used captions in some previous posts5. Missing Tags, keywords, labels (in blogger these are called Labels) - Labels help in improving search on google.
Another thing that countshttp://fahdhusain.blogspot.comhttp://naumanadil.blogspot.com
Which Platform?•Blogger vs Wordpress•Serious blogging – host at your domain
ThinkPad!• Choose the topic that you wish to cover• Name your blog• Select a platform• Select a theme• Add widgets• Create your first post
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Success Factors YOU and Your CommitmentContent:• Short, specific, thought provoking, informationalAppearance:• font, color scheme, spellings, grammar, title, picturesProfessionalism:• Facts, references, tags, google alerts, Social media postings, research
Basic SEO- Keywords- Title- SEO tools- Bold Fonts- Youtube Videos- Slideshare- Effective Backlinking- Commenting on other blogs
Reaching out to readership– Facebook (join groups, increase friend’s circle) 800 million– Twitter (use #tags) 100 million active users– Google+ over 100 million– Linkedin Groups 140 million users • Most traffic comes from facebook – Tag with keywords – Backlinks – Tweet (and retweet) – Request