Friday, February 16, 2007

how to blog Part 1

Here are some links that teach basic blogging skills, plus some related topics. This is for newbies, but we hardcore bloggers can also refresh our skills by skimming through these.

I also suggest the books Naked Conversations by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel, Net Words by Nick Usborne, Who Let the Blogs Out? by Biz Stone, Blog by Hugh Hewitt, Publishing a Blog with Blogger by Elizabeth Castro.

"How to Blog: 1. Blog Basics"

Build a Better Blog
by Patsi Krakoff & Denise Wakeman

"Welcome to My Blog

[VIDEO] How to Blog Using by Michael Kleine

Wikipedia definition and article.

"How To Blog"
Bryn Mawr article.

"Blogging 101" by Sandi Hardmeier (2/24/2006)
Microsoft Windows IE community blog post.

"How to Start a Blog" by Michael Hyatt.

"The 120 Day Wonder: How to Evangelize a Blog"
Guy Kawasaki blog post.

[PDF] "Audience, Structure and Authority in the Weblog Community"

"How To Start Your Very Own Blog in Fifty-One Easy Steps!"
Kuro5hin post.

"How To Write a Famous Blog"
WikiHow article.

"How To Blog Your Way To Fame and Fortune"
Post from A VC blog.

"How to Know When to Stop Blogging"
Lorelle blog post.

"EFF: Legal Guide for Bloggers"
EFF article.

"Good Example or Horrible Warning - How NOT to be a Successful Blogger"
from EngTech (engineering technology) blog.

Here are some Vaspers the Abrasive Scrub Brush posts on the subject.

"24 tips for new bloggers"

"CEO blogs polish them up please"

"Blog Taglines Experiment #1"

"15 risks of blogging"

Here's a controversial article by my blogocombat buddy Paul Woodhouse aka Tinbasher.

He claims that having a blog does NOT make anybody a "blogger". Just as owning a guitar does NOT make you a guitarist. Good analogy and a point to ponder. I left a comment or two there.

"This is Spinal Blog"

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