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Lesson 4: Guide To Starting A Blog


Guide To Starting A Blog. Things to consider before signing up for a blog,

Guide To Starting A Blog. Things to consider before signing up for a blog,

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  • 1. Lesson 4: Guide to Starting a Blog
  • 2. Before signing up for a blog, you have to consider the concept behind that blog first. Here are some important questions to guide you along the way.
  • 3. What will the blog be about?
    • The blogs scope should be focused on a specific topic.
    • The blog should be about a concept you are familiar with or passionate about.
    • The blog should have workable objectives.
    • The blog should be relevant and timely.
  • 4. What will be the name of the blog?
    • make it short and descriptive
    • include relevant keywords
    • avoid acronyms or shortcuts
    • make it easy to spell and remember
  • 5. Who will write for the blog?
    • will you be doing the writing for the blog by yourself?
    • are there others who might be able to contribute content?
    • who is in charge of maintaining the blog?
  • 6. What blog platform should I use?
    • do you have a budget for a stand-alone blog?
    • should you just use the free hosted platforms?
    • which platform is best for my blog?
    • is my chosen blog title or name available in the platform?
  • 7. Let’s an example, shall we?
  • 8. Example: Q1: What is my blog about? John: About food and travel in Asia. Karen: About citizen journalism in Ukraine. Robert: About elections in Ghana.
  • 9. Example: Q1: What will be the name of the blog? John: Taste Asia, Explore Asia, Asia on Foot Karen: New Media in Focus, Citizen Ukraine Robert: Vote for Ghana, Make Ghana Count
  • 10. Example: Q1: What’s the chosen web address of the blog? John: TasteAsia.wordpress.com Karen: CitizenUkraine.wordpress.com Robert: MakeGhanaCount.wordpress.com
  • 11. Your Task: “ Decide on what kind and topic your own blog will be. Write down the answer to these questions:” 1) What is the blog about? 2) What is the title or name of the blog? 3) What web address will you use? (in this format my-web-address.wordpress.com )
  • 12. Next… signing up for a new blog.