I've a blog. So now what?

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My sharing at Blogout! 2009.
Blog post with this slide can be found at http://claudia.sg/2009/03/ive-a-blog-now-whative-a-blog-now-what

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  • I've a blog. So now what?

    1. 1. Improving Blogging Experience with Tools & Participation by Claudia Lim I’ve a blog so now what?
    2. 2. I don’t just have a blog
    3. 3. I have two…
    4. 4. Three…
    5. 5. Four…
    6. 6. Claudia Five…
    7. 7. And more… Unknown to many AKA the anonymous blogs
    8. 8. Blogging Tools
    9. 9. What Tools?
    10. 10. Most Common
    11. 11. Wordpress
    12. 12. Blogspot
    13. 13. For microbloggers
    14. 14. with little words
    15. 15. Random thoughts
    16. 16. Loads of crap
    17. 17. There’s Tumblr.com
    18. 18. Claudia And Posterous.com
    19. 19. zinerepublic.com
    20. 20. For the Hardcores
    21. 21. There’s Sweetcron
    22. 22. And many many others…
    23. 23. Claudia Ermm… So many options!
    24. 24. Which one to use?
    25. 25. Depends on your needs
    26. 26. Tools Cost Ease of use Extendibility Moblog Wordpress.com Free 5 Limited External Wordpress.org Domain + Hosting 6 High External Blogspot.com Free 4 Limited External Tumblr.com Free 2 Moderate Yes Posterous.com Free 1 (Easiest) Moderate Yes zinerepublic.com Free 3 Limited No Sweetcron Domain + Hosting 7 (hardcore) Limited External
    27. 27. For beginners, I’ll recommend Posterous.com Here are the reasons why (Click to post)
    28. 28. I’ve my blog setup
    29. 29. What’s next?
    30. 30. Pimp it! Deep down you know you’re an attention whore too! Stop living in denial!
    31. 31. In Singapore
    32. 32. Communities
    33. 33. Aggregators
    34. 38. Other tools
    35. 39. Channels
    36. 40. To Pimp Your Blog
    37. 41. Claudia Feed to Twitter
    38. 42. Claudia Feed to facebook Import blog as notes
    39. 43. Whore it further on Plurk
    40. 44. Strangely
    41. 46. But…
    42. 47. Still NO one reads my blog!
    43. 48. Tools
    44. 49. Are just tools
    45. 50. You got to participate
    46. 51. People
    47. 52. Communities
    48. 53. Notice you
    49. 54. Every community has its niche content area or area of interests
    50. 55. Be active in those which meet your interests and needs
    51. 57. To Participate
    52. 58. = time + effort
    53. 59. And usually time and effort does not equate to the returns
    54. 60. Personally
    55. 61. After 4 years of active blogging
    56. 62. And lots of support
    57. 64. Commitments Determination Dedications
    58. 65. And a little luck
    59. 66. Featured on Straits Time as Gen Y Twice
    60. 67. You might think the return will than become a bigger pie
    61. 68. But you’re wrong…
    62. 69. Unless you are
    63. 71. Where participation may not be important anymore
    64. 72. But!
    65. 73. Do you really want to be her?
    66. 74. I don’t
    67. 75. Credibility Vs Popularity
    68. 76. I choose Creditability
    69. 77. What about you?
    70. 78. If you’re starting a blog now
    71. 79. Think about what’s passionate to you
    72. 80. Don’t do it for money
    73. 81. Blog because you’re passionate about it
    74. 82. To share your stories
    75. 83. To spread your passion
    76. 84. Sharing by Claudia at Blogout! 2009 by TDM at http://tdm.sg Claudia Lim blogs at http://claudia.sg Find her on facebook at http://tinyurl.com/claudialim

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