New Media Dl Blogging

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New Media Dl Blogging

  1. 1. Self-Promotion by Utilizing Blogs<br />Jose Vazquez<br />A33845229<br />
  2. 2. Brief History on Blogging<br /><ul><li>In 1997 the term weblog was created
  3. 3. In 1999 Peter Merholz broke the word down to “we blog”
  4. 4. Creating the words blog and blogger</li></li></ul><li>Types of Blogs<br /><ul><li>Genre (political, travel, sports, music)
  5. 5. Device (mobile phones, PDA, called moblog)
  6. 6. Personal (individual)
  7. 7. Corporate (promoting the business)</li></li></ul><li>Blog Hosting<br />Many people are concerned about using blogs because of<br />The annual fee that they must pay. Especially with the current<br />Economic issues , most think that a blog is uneccesary. Hower,<br />There are many hosts that allow a blog site to be posted for free.<br />
  8. 8. Blog Hosting<br />Examples of Free Blog Hosts<br /><ul><li> Blogger
  9. 9. Xanga
  10. 10. LiveJournal
  11. 11. Wordpress
  12. 12. Tumblr
  13. 13. Weebly</li></li></ul><li>Blog Hosting Cont.<br />More Examples of Free Blog Hosts<br /><ul><li> Blog.com
  14. 14. Thoughts
  15. 15. Experience Projects
  16. 16. Free – Blog – It</li></li></ul><li>Create a Buzz<br /><ul><li> Every business wants more traffic to their website
  17. 17. Creates more popularity about the business
  18. 18. Most individuals want to be known and want more popularity toward their name in the business world (Actor, Athlete, Lawyer, or Realtor), people want to be known in order to be successful in nearly whatever market they may be a part of.</li></li></ul><li>Creating Your Blog<br /><ul><li>Find a Host
  19. 19. Some hosts cost a small amount
  20. 20. Some hosts can be found for free
  21. 21. Make a creative name for your blog
  22. 22. The name should have a unique identity</li></li></ul><li>Creating Your Blog<br /><ul><li>Your blog should be relatable to you
  23. 23. Make sure the site has your own image
  24. 24. The name and text within your blog should all be relatable to you
  25. 25. That way browsers can easily locate your blog</li></li></ul><li>Creating Your Blog<br /><ul><li>Make your blog interesting
  26. 26. Use creative and fresh terminology
  27. 27. Use different kinds of media
  28. 28. Add photos, videos, and other interesting yet relatable media</li></li></ul><li>Insightful Hints<br /><ul><li> Read other business blogs and create a network
  29. 29. Don’t write a novel, keep it brief, interesting, and informative</li></li></ul><li>Insightful Hints<br /><ul><li>Don’t just try and promote yourself. Give people professional hints, tips, and advice that will keep them wanting more and interested in your blog.
  30. 30. Use words in your blog that can be associated with your business so that search engines will connect your blog and business site.</li></li></ul><li>Conlusion<br />Do not be scared to try new things. When it comes to using online media it is important to innovative. Those who are not creative and do not try and say new things will be overlooked among the vast amount of online bloggers. Be unique and be yourself, experiment, and your online blogging will be successful. Share your profession, words, and thoughts to the world.<br />
  31. 31. Self-Promotion by Utilizing Blogs<br />Jose Vazquez<br />A33845229<br />“The personal nature of the blog is what they find appealing”<br /> - Ethan G. Salwen<br />

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