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Blog  Fodder What do I put in? Kathryn Greenhill LibrariansMatter.com Uploaded to Flickr on  November 7, 2005  by  cindy47...
Find your voice Look at your blog Look at your audience Look at yourself Some kinds of blog posts If you have bloggers’ bl...
Find your voice … Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
1. Look at your blog Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
What type of blog is it? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Tagline Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
“ About” page Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
2. Look at your audience Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
What audience? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Sitemeter Google Analytics Google webmaster tools Stats at your hosting service Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter....
How do they get to you? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Squeaky bras Fear of beetroot What time is the Australian Idol replay Geek t-shirts Perth Kathryn Greenhill http://librari...
Where do they come from? Domain? Location? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Who do you want in your audience? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
3. Who are you ? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
What do you want to write about ? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Would you read your blog? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Is the voice of your blog human? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Which bits of yourself do you want to show? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Your privacy. Others’ privacy Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Findability = forever Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
What other online conversations are you part of? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Some kinds of blog posts Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
18 Different types of blog posts  from ilibrarian Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com Snarky  or  Contrarian Dia...
If you have bloggers’ block… Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Leave it Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Get a life Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Really…leave it. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Prewrite posts Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Read other blogs Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Tell a story Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Make a list Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Find a meme Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Set a public challenge Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Set a posting schedule Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Go off topic … and bring it back Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Write a post for searchbots Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Ask questions and summarise  (twitter or Facebook)  Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Invite a guest blogger Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Work in another medium and embed it Snap a Photo - Flickr Draw a picture - scan Make a slidecast – Slideshare.net Create a...
SO… Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
If you want stuff for your blog Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Find your VOICE Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Know TYPES of BLOG POSTS Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Know how to deal with  BLOGGERS BLOCK Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
PLAY Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com Uploaded to Flickr on  November 7, 2005  by  cindy47452
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Blog Fodder : What do I put in?

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Looks at finding your voice, different types of blog posts and tips if you have bloggers block. Presented at Perth Podcamp 27 Oct 2007.

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Blog Fodder : What do I put in?

  1. 1. Blog Fodder What do I put in? Kathryn Greenhill LibrariansMatter.com Uploaded to Flickr on November 7, 2005 by cindy47452 Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  2. 2. Find your voice Look at your blog Look at your audience Look at yourself Some kinds of blog posts If you have bloggers’ block Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  3. 3. Find your voice … Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  4. 4. 1. Look at your blog Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  5. 5. What type of blog is it? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  6. 6. Tagline Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  7. 7. “ About” page Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  8. 8. 2. Look at your audience Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  9. 9. What audience? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  10. 10. Sitemeter Google Analytics Google webmaster tools Stats at your hosting service Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  11. 11. How do they get to you? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  12. 12. Squeaky bras Fear of beetroot What time is the Australian Idol replay Geek t-shirts Perth Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  13. 13. Where do they come from? Domain? Location? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  14. 14. Who do you want in your audience? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  15. 15. 3. Who are you ? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  16. 16. What do you want to write about ? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  17. 17. Would you read your blog? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  18. 18. Is the voice of your blog human? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  19. 19. Which bits of yourself do you want to show? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  20. 20. Your privacy. Others’ privacy Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  21. 21. Findability = forever Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  22. 22. What other online conversations are you part of? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  23. 23. Some kinds of blog posts Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  24. 24. 18 Different types of blog posts from ilibrarian Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com Snarky or Contrarian Diary Entry Video Images Charts & Graphs Surveys Scholarly Articles Breaking News Opinion Resource/Link List Ideas/Inspiration Aggregate List/Guide Review/Analysis Humorous How-to/Tutorial Interview Case Study
  25. 25. If you have bloggers’ block… Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  26. 26. Leave it Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  27. 27. Get a life Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  28. 28. Really…leave it. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  29. 29. Prewrite posts Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  30. 30. Read other blogs Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  31. 31. Tell a story Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  32. 32. Make a list Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  33. 33. Find a meme Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  34. 34. Set a public challenge Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  35. 35. Set a posting schedule Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  36. 36. Go off topic … and bring it back Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  37. 37. Write a post for searchbots Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  38. 38. Ask questions and summarise (twitter or Facebook) Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  39. 39. Invite a guest blogger Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  40. 40. Work in another medium and embed it Snap a Photo - Flickr Draw a picture - scan Make a slidecast – Slideshare.net Create an audio file - Podomatic Make a video - Viddler Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  41. 41. SO… Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  42. 42. If you want stuff for your blog Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  43. 43. Find your VOICE Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  44. 44. Know TYPES of BLOG POSTS Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  45. 45. Know how to deal with BLOGGERS BLOCK Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  46. 46. PLAY Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  47. 47. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com Uploaded to Flickr on November 7, 2005 by cindy47452

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