Blogging - by Santhosh


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Blogging - by Santhosh

  1. 1. Blogging<br />An Introduction.<br />Namaskara!<br />
  2. 2. What is Blog?<br />Blog is a blend of two words – “web log”<br />Is a type of a website or part of a website.<br />In simple words, its an “online diary”<br />It is one of the best social networking tool.<br />Anyone can create a blog to share their thoughts with the world.<br />Can be read from anywhere in the world.<br />Chronological entries are called “Posts”.<br />
  3. 3. Blog:<br />A weblog, web log or simply a blog, as they are known are an easy-to-use web site, where you can quickly post your thoughts, publish writing, and interact with people. Such a website would typically be accessible to any Internet user across world.<br />
  4. 4. The Uses of Blogs<br />A way to improve writing.<br />Provides a real audience for writing.<br />An easy way to create a web site quickly.<br />Blogs are a personal writing space. Easy, sharable, automatically archived.<br />Blogs are easily linked and cross-linked across communities.<br />Blogs can be ones portfolios of assignments and achievements.<br />Blogs are search-engine friendly.<br />Blogging can help earn you money!<br />
  5. 5. How are blogs used today.<br />Small business websites.<br />Corporate communications.<br />News Websites.<br />Citizen Journalism<br />Politics, Arts, Science & Entertainment.<br />Photo and Video Journalism.<br />Personal Rants.<br />
  6. 6. How is Blogging possible?<br />The Web 2.0 enabled people to start web logging. <br />What is Web 2.0?<br />- One word: Social.<br />It lets people, read / write<br />and edit the webpages.<br />
  7. 7. Getting started with Blogging.<br />Anyone can create a free blog.<br />Blogs use a simple CMS (Content Management System) software.<br />One should blog about their personal interests and or about their field of expertise.<br />You need a web space to host your blog.<br />Need to learn some basic etiquette.<br />
  8. 8. Before you create a blog..<br />What are your goals?<br />Who is your audience?<br />What is your budget? (Not necessarily)<br />How much time you can spend on:<br />Design<br />Learning HTML & CSS<br />Basic Web mastering Skills<br />Learning to use plugins, widgets etc.<br />Content Creation.<br />Least Bothered.<br />Most Bothered.<br />
  9. 9. Creating a Blog.<br />In order to create a blog, you need a space on web.<br />Paid Blog Hosting: You pay for the server to host a blog<br />Free Blog Hosting:<br />You need not spend money on <br />web hosting to create a blog.<br />To get started, you can try out<br />some free blog hosting services.<br />
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  12. 12. Let us have a look.<br />Some of the examples of blogs.<br />
  13. 13. – Personal / Text<br />
  14. 14. - Personal / Photo Blog<br />
  15. 15. – Personal / Tech Blog<br />
  16. 16. – Professional / Tech Blog<br />
  17. 17. – Professional / Automobile<br />
  18. 18. Google Blog – Professional / Corporate<br />
  19. 19. – Personal / Celebrity<br />
  20. 20. Thank you!<br />