YOUTH DEVELOPMENT STUDY GROUP
Benefits of Blogging
As scholars we love to learn new things and relay out thoughts, our opinions, our skills, our knowledge, etc. to as many people as will listen, right? Well, thus blogging…The idealist who started the blogging trend built a few components into the idea of blogging that made it thrive:
Idea #1: Collaborate with others by reading, joining and posting to various blogs. You’ll be amazed at the global response you get. It will catapult you from the livingroom and put you in the homes of others who have the same interest around the world. (My Idea)
Idea #2: Link selflessly to other blogs and share your knowledge. This is wave now, ride with it and see yourself soar as an expert in your field.
Idea #3: Use the blogroll, which is a listing of a blogger’s favorite bloggers which Google loves because it is cross-linking and it gets you a higher ranking. (P.S. If you have a favorite link you’d like to add, please send it to me and I’ll add it to the blogroll).
Idea #4: Be concerned about a high ranking if you want others to read your blog and participate in your social change and action research projects. (My Idea)
Idea #5: Post links for resources (send them to me and I’ll post them). (My Idea)
Idea #6: Remember that we only have a little bit of time to capture the attention of our audience, so keep it short, sweet and relevant.
Idea #7: We are team bloggers, similar to www.huffingtonpost.com , so everyone participate, post weekly and have fun.