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    • Lessons on Blogging (from former #j349t students) Seth C. Lewis University of Texas at Austin sethlewis.org
      • Images grab attention.
      • Moving images really grab attention.
      • It’s about you, the person.
      • Thus, have a good “about” bio page.
      • Getting outside comments is hard.
      • Post in HTML, for learning’s sake.
      • <a href=link>words</a>
      • Do actual journalism.
      • Interview somebody.
      • Be aggressive about promotion.
      • Find a way to keep the ideas flowing.
      • Getting outside comments is hard.
      • Sometimes less is more. Be brief.
      • Write about what interests you …
      • … but know thy audience’s interests.
      • Find your obsession.
      • Every day, explain it to
      • one person you respect.
      • Edit everything, skip shortcuts,
      • and try not to be a [jerk].
      • Get better .
      • — Merlin Mann, “How to Blog”