Campus Spy What is special about you? Your campus life is interesting! Target audience?
Why are some blogs are unpopular?1. Unfocused content (Topic? Categories?)2. Your posts lack variety (Eg: Today, I went Bishan. Tomorrow, I am going AMK…)3. Blog for a reason (Eg: End of exams! So happy! The end. Use Twitter!)4. Your headlines don’t grab attention (Hi! VS How-to…)5. You post inconsistently (Once in a blue moon)
How to blog better?1. Focus on the most interesting / newsworthy thing2. Avoid meaningless sentences. Eg: Professor Koh gave us a talk last night.3. Be specific and informative4. Don’t write events chronologically5. Leave out the most boring stuff
Create Meaningful Photos Do not post so many posters in your blog! Too much camwhore shots is no good unless… Don’t leave out the details Changing perspective What does every photo mean? Cannot always say “I love this picture!”, “My best picture!”, “This is damn cool!”
Rule of Thirdwhen your subject lays on the intersections of theselines, the picture looks alot more pleasing
Give the head some spaceImagine your subject is walking in a direction. You haveto that person space or leadroom for the direction theyare walking towards; otherwise, it looks like he or shewill walk into a wall.
Pole on Head Do keep in mind your backgroundand any trees or poles thatmight stick out of yoursubjects head.