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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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