Basics of Blogging

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Basics of Blogging

  1. 1. BLOG ON! DIGIQOM Centre of Excellence
  2. 2. How To Blog The Basics of Blogging and Other Easy Tips to Get Started DIGIQOM Centre of Excellence
  3. 3. Set Your Goals Are you blogging for yourself? Are you blogging for a company? Are you blogging for a cause? Thoughts Your goals will help determine how often you want to blog. If you’re working for a company, you’ll want to blog frequently and write about something that fits your target audience. DIGIQOM Centre of Excellence
  4. 4. Your Topic, Your Passion or Your Cause • Choose a topic that you can write about at least once a week. • Choose a topic that will be interesting to your target audience. DIGIQOM Centre of Excellence
  5. 5. Blog Setup • Sign up for free on Blogger or Wordpress. • Fill out the information as requested, although you don’t have to necessarily fill out everything all at once. DIGIQOM Centre of Excellence
  6. 6. Blog Post Nitty Gritty 250 to 350-word long blog posts are comfortable in reading length. Break up the text with catchy subheads in bold. Keep paragraphs short—4 to 6 sentences Lots of links and Pictures DIGIQOM Centre of Excellence
  7. 7. Blog Layout Profile: Let people know who you are with a short bio and possibly a picture. • Blogroll: This is the list of Web sites you like to read. Social Links: Put in links to your other social accounts on Facebook, Twitter, etc. DIGIQOM Centre of Excellence
  8. 8. Thank You! DIGIQOM Centre of Excellence

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