Blogger-reporter B.L. Ochman writes this about an Ad-Tech session on blogging for business: “Among the business blogs discussed during the session were blogs for tattoo parlors, construction companies, pubs, a German fashion label, Jones Soda, BizNet Tavel.com, Sega and Home Depot’s game blogs, Barbie’s blog and Dr. Pepper’s…read more
What is a blog? Why blog? Who should blog (journalists, marketers, CEOs, techies, educators, scientists, hobbyists)? Should blogging be pure or can you make money with a blog? Will blogging change everything?
Picture several hundred intense writer/thinker/bloggers at BlogCon in Cambridge, MA the weekend of Oct. 4 – 5,…read more
Great discussion by this second panel on blogging as a tool to teach writing. First you think (yeah, writing starts with thinking), then you draft, re-write, maybe rewrite again, check for accuracy, polish, then publish. If your post gets comments, you might respond with a follow-up. Sorry, can’t remember who…read more
Scott Rosenberg of Salon.com made a great comment: Some journalistic bloggers prefer to be edited. Otherwise youâ€™re “working without a net.” An editor is another brain, another person to bounce your writing off. Whether or not a Weblog should be edited is a sticky question. If, as conference chair…read more