Starting a Blog Taylor Lister Mrs. Cline English 102 May 3, 2012
What is a Blog?A blog is awebsite that anindividualfrequentlyupdates withnew information,ideas, photos,etc.
Why Blog?Blogging is a great toexpress and showyour ideas andopinions.Be able to share yourlife events with yourfriends and family.Expand yourknowledge on acertain subject yourblog may pertain to.Help educate otherson a subject you
Additional Reasons to Starting a Blog You can affiliate yourself with others that are interested in your subject that your blog is about. Gain feedback from others Can help promote you as a person
One thing you should consider when starting a blog… Will you be able to maintain it frequently? -Make sure you willbe able to update often.Your followers will bemore excited to go yourblog if they know youhave something new.
Sites that will help start your blog: tumblr.com blogger.comweebly.com wordpress.com
After you choose your blogging website:Follow any directionsthe blogging websitetells you to do. Whichincludes naming anddesigning your blog.Figure out what youwould like your blogto be about.After you havefinished the initial setup, start blogging!
What to keep in mind whenwriting your first blog post: Let the blog reflect your own personal voice. Also let your blog show the kind of person you are and how passionate you are about that certain subject. Keep it interesting. You want to bring in viewers. Stay creative. Having a ‘cute’ blog will give it a personal touch.
More things to keep in mind when blogging:Make sure to update. Newinfo every time yourviewers visit your blog willkeep them compelled tovisiting your blog.Always be open-minded.Don’t let a negativecomment detour you. It’sYOUR blog.Your blog doesn’tnecessarily have topertain to a certainsubject.HAVE FUN!
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