How To Blog


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This ppt is purely for starters, which brifely explains the process step by step as to how to create your blog

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How To Blog

  1. 2. All About Blogs……… <ul><li>What is a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics of a blog </li></ul><ul><li>Why should I blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Which blogging platform should I use? </li></ul><ul><li>What should I write about? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I make my blog content stand out? </li></ul><ul><li>Where can I find free or cheap images to use in my blog? </li></ul>
  2. 3. What is a blog? The word “Blog” originates from the word “Web Log” A blog is a log of one’s thoughts, ideas, useful links, photos, videos, or the latest news.
  3. 4. Characteristics of a blog Comments Post Time/ Date stamp Body Header
  4. 5. Characteristics of a blog Post Header Time/ Date Stamp
  5. 6. Why should I write a blog? Employment Opportunities Revenue Cost effective Recognition
  6. 7. What are blogging platforms? <ul><li>A blogging platform is the software you use to publish your content to the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Web browser – Google, yahoo, MSN, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Free & paid for </li></ul><ul><li>Individual blogs & group blogs </li></ul>
  7. 8. Which blogging platform do I use?
  8. 9. 8 steps to create a blog: Step 1: Choose a hosted blogging platform Step 2: You can choose between,, msnspaces Step 3: Once you have finalized on the blogging platform, log on to the chosen platform Step 4: Assuming you have chosen blogger, follow the steps mentioned in the next slide
  9. 11. 8 steps to create a blog: Step 5: If you have a Gmail account sign into blogger directly
  10. 12. 8 steps to create a blog: Step 6: Name your blog – key in your blog title
  11. 13. 8 steps to create a blog: Step 7: Choose your blog template
  12. 14. 8 steps to create a blog: Step 8: your blog is created !
  13. 15. My Blog
  14. 16. Thank You