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Introduction to Bogging ppt

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Introduction to Bogging ppt

  1. 1. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING What Is It?What Is It?  Blogs are found on the Internet.  The term “blog” is short for web log.  A blog is a series of entries, or posts created by someone, stored in chronological order, are searchable, and allows readers to comment on your content.  The first “blogger” was a man named Dave Winer and his blog Scripting News has been in existence since 1994; you can find it at www.scripting.com.
  2. 2. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING Why Blog?Why Blog? To share information Personal – blog as a journal Professional – blog as a product As part of their work Journalists – blogs as news outlets Businesses – blogs as advertising
  3. 3. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING Blog Examples:Blog Examples:  BuzzMachine by Jeff Jarvis: http://www.buzzmachine.com/  a blog by a journalist, expressing his opinions on the latest news stories.  Library of Congress Blog: http://www.loc.gov/blog/  example of a government entity using the blog format to make public their events.
  4. 4. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING Blog Examples:Blog Examples:  Simms Real Estate Blog: http://blog.ssimms.com/  example of a business using the blog format to both advertise and communicate with potential customers.  CassandraRea Blog: http://coachcassandra.wordpress.com/  example of a blog in transition – rather unusual! This person is transitioning her business blog into a personal blog.
  5. 5. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING How to find BlogsHow to find Blogs Blog Search Services  Blog Search Engine: www.blogsearchengine.com  Google Blog Search: www.blogsearch.google.com Technorati: www.technorati.com
  6. 6. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING How to BlogHow to Blog Getting Your Blog Online Sign up with one of these free services:  WordPress: http://wordpress.com  Blogger (Blog Spot): http://blogger.com  VOX: http://www.vox.com
  7. 7. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING Some Things to KnowSome Things to Know  Blog hosting services require registration.  The Permissions settings are very important for managing comments and who can/cannot view your blog. It is possible to include pictures, videos, and podcasts in your blog.
  8. 8. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING Blog Demonstration:Blog Demonstration: TECH KNOT BLOG http://techknot.blogspot.com/  Register  Set-up Create posts Manage comments
  9. 9. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING Q & AQ & A
  10. 10. HENDERSON COUNTY LIBRARIES, NC Presented by Michele von Boeck BLOGGINGBLOGGING Q & AQ & A

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