Seven Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

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Presentation given by Michelle Dalton, College Liaison Librarian at University College Dublin, Ireland, at Seizing Opportunities, Leading Changes - Annual Joint Conference LAI & CILIP Ireland, April 10 & 11, 2014, Waterford, Ireland.

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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

  1. 1. Michelle Dalton Liaison Librarian, UCD Library t @mishdalton #laicilip14 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers
  2. 2. Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers* (*not me)
  3. 3. libfocus.com november 2011 open editorial policy 300+ posts 30+ different writers 10,000+ views a month
  4. 4. organisation & corporate blogs personal blogs
  5. 5. (Melissa Gregg, 2006) “conversational scholarship”
  6. 6. …but different Source: http://angiesweetgirl.deviantart.com/art/Christmas-snowflakes-275898008 it’s like ‘writing’
  7. 7. collaborating publishing blogging sharing communicating learning discussing creatingreflecting thinking informing
  8. 8. entry point complement
  9. 9. no author guidelines no word counts no conventions no restrictions no formatting
  10. 10. freedom is not free.
  11. 11. Habits
  12. 12. start now http://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/4222533261
  13. 13. Copyright: Tom Gauld http://myjetpack.tumblr.com/
  14. 14. keep going
  15. 15. write for yourself
  16. 16. Harald Weinreich et al. (2008) “Not Quite the Average: An Empirical Study of Web Use,” ACM Transactions on the Web, vol. 2, no. 1 (Feb) on an average web page (593 words) users only stay long enough to read up to 28% engage
  17. 17. 55% spend less than Source: Tony Haile, 9th March 2014, http://time.com/12933/what-you-think-you-know-about-the-web-is-wrong/ actively on a page 15 SECONDS
  18. 18. sharehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/castaway_in_wales/4872069327/
  19. 19. e x pe R n i m E t
  20. 20. find inspiration every where
  21. 21. thematic blogs
  22. 22. journal clubs
  23. 23. group blogs
  24. 24. guest posts
  25. 25. thank you e michelle.dalton@ucd.ie w www.michelledalton.ie t @mishdalton Michelle Dalton / Liaison Librarian, UCD

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