Blogs are a great way to get the word around.Blog = Literally is web-logging. it’s like an online diary or log – with latest/most recent content on topEach dated entry is called a posthttp://www.ugm.ca/blog/UGM1_10170802.aspxit can be very editorial and focus specific entries about a particular topic. It’s viewed now as an alternative media. (Talk,Not just about your organization –related things, any number of different varients)Variety of things you can talk about
You can talk about most anything in a blog – from specificstories about people donations are going to, or responses to items in the news, to things that are top of mind – for instance concerns or questions that you getting. Almost anything goes Current.A standardwebsite can be stagnant, often hard to update and often that updating is not done in house. Blogs = very easy to update Personal.You are able to post content, tell stories (updates, impact, thoughts). It allows there to feel like there’s a human voice / entity to the organization. There’s someone there that you can talk to, communicate with. 2-way communication. People on websites can only talk to you through email. On blogs people can directly and easily respond to content by commenting, or by posting responses on their own blog and link back (which helps you – ranking and traffic wise).
You can learn from others
Find information on blogs From the main Google page – Click “More” and you can search just in blogsWays to Advanced search to narrow down to month/region etc. & Allies
OTHER BLOGGERS HELP YOU SPREAD THE MESSAGEOther Bloggers can help by: Linking to you Quoting you Passing message around - eventshttp://www.miss604.com/2009/01/beauty-night-vancouver-an-interview-with-caroline.html
Blogs: What are they good for?
What are they good for?
By Monica Hamburg