What Makes a Great Blog: Principles for Success
- What Makes a Great Blog: Principles for Success
- Originally Broadcast On:
- June 24, 2010
- Time Estimate:
- One hour
In this virtual classroom, participants can join in a seminar led by Poynter faculty and visiting faculty. This screencast includes live audio and a slideshow presentation in which participants can post questions and respond to poll questions posed by the host.
- This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
- June 24, 2010 Enroll Now
Among the fantastic variety of blogs, a few key traits characterize the most successful ones. In this one-hour presentation, originally broadcast June 24, 2009, we look at a diverse selection of popular bloggers to learn how to employ their strategies in a news environment.
What Will I Learn:
- What qualities make up a good blog
- How to reach a wider audience
- How to blog efficiently and effectively while juggling other work
- How to create and manage robust communities of commenters
- How to follow many blogs efficiently
Who Should Take this Course:
This course is for those who blog or those who want to blog and want it to be relevant and appeal to a wide audience.
Matt Thompson is an editorial product manager at National Public Radio, where he's helping to coordinate the development of 12 topic-focused local news sites in conjunction with NPR member stations.
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