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Blogs - 20 Steps to Blogging heaven


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A guide to how to start your own blog on typepad

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Blogs - 20 Steps to Blogging heaven

  1. 1. Blogs <ul><li>20 steps to blogging heaven </li></ul>
  2. 2. Aims <ul><li>to introduce blogging </li></ul><ul><li>introduce typepad blogging platform </li></ul><ul><li>start a blog </li></ul><ul><li>customise your blog </li></ul><ul><li>away you go </li></ul>
  3. 3. Blogs Literacy outcomes for A Curriculum for Excellence: Definition of “texts” novels, short stories, plays, poems, reference texts, the spoken word, charts, maps, graphs and timetables, advertisements, promotional leaflets, comics, newspapers and magazines, CVs, letters and e-mails , films, games and TV programmes, labels, signs and posters, recipes, manuals and instructions, reports and reviews, text messages , blogs and social networking sites , web pages , catalogues and directories
  4. 4. The Platform www. typepad .co. uk
  5. 5. Step One go to www. typepad .co. uk and click sign in
  6. 6. Step Two enter the member name and password. Can you guess the password?
  7. 7. Step Three go to the account’s weblogs tab
  8. 8. Step Four Create your blog
  9. 9. Step Five give your new blog a name
  10. 10. Step Six managing your blog
  11. 11. Step Seven design your blog
  12. 12. Step Eight configure your blog
  13. 13. Step Nine think about the different categories your blog posts may come under
  14. 14. Step Ten don’t worry, we are getting ever closer to your first post!!! making your blog visible to the world
  15. 15. Step Eleven setting your blog’s feedback options
  16. 16. Step Twelve this is it...your first post
  17. 17. Step Thirteen just like writing an email
  18. 18. Step Fourteen time to enter the blogosphere
  19. 19. Step Fifteen adding links to your blog
  20. 20. Step Sixteen know any useful websites...add a link to your blog
  21. 21. Step Seventeen Choose which blog you want to publish on
  22. 22. Step Eighteen Back to design
  23. 23. Step Nineteen Jazz up your posts
  24. 24. Step 20 Where do you want to go now
  25. 25. Some useful links <ul><li>http://www. commoncraft .com/ blogs - a short film about blogs </li></ul><ul><li>http://en. wikipedia .org/ wiki /Blog - definition of a blog </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. scotedublogs .org. uk / blogs - index of blogs created by teachers and students in Scotland, examples of blogs across the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>http:// edu . blogs .com/ edublogs / - Ewan MacIntosh, bit of a guru in the blogosphere and the chap who got me going </li></ul><ul><li>http:// thegordonschools . typepad .co. uk / asu / - sometimes reflective sometimes ranting, but all mine </li></ul>