‘Student Blogging Series’ Posts

7 Simple Steps For Starting A Personal Blog Using WordPress

7 Simple Steps For Starting A Personal Blog Using WordPress

Blogging is the trending sensation of personal branding that everyone wants to do, but don’t know how. There are now countless bloggers who make a full-time income from their blogs. Wondering how is that possible? Well, for most people it starts as a hobby and then end up becoming a stepping stone for their success. ...

Publicize Your Blog – Student Blogging Series

This is a post in the Student Blogging Series. To see other posts in the series, go here! Publicizing your blog well is a tricky dance between self-promotion and prostitution. You don’t put enough into it, you’ll never reach all of your potential readers. If you put too much into it, you’ll come off as ...

Interview with iJustine – Student Blogging Series

Interview with iJustine – Student Blogging Series

This is an interview I recorded with Justine Ezarik (a.k.a. iJustine) on April 29, 2008, concerning her thoughts on student blogging. The video is her little “about me.” The audio clip is the audio of the interview. Transcript is below… What made you initially interested in blogging?

Use Twitter – Student Blogging Series

If the social potential for Twitter isn’t appealing to you, then the promotional aspects should be. Granted, if you use Twitter merely to promote yourself, you’ll lose followers fast. Twitter? Check out this video from commoncraft to figure out what the eff Twitter is if you don’t know already: Note: Twitter nomenclature yields that every ...

Getting Started with WordPress – Student Blogging Series

Getting Started with WordPress – Student Blogging Series

It’s a common misconception that everything “white-boxed” is unprofessional. (White-boxing on the Web is when it’s apparent you are using another service rather than hosting it yourself.) That certainly was the case in the “Web 1.0″ world; you wouldn’t host a personal and professional digital business card on a GeoCities account. For some reason or ...

The Case for Student Blogging – Student Blogging Series

If you aren’t already convinced, you need to start blogging. Right now. Stop reading this post and visit WordPress.com and sign yourself up. Then we’ll talk. Let’s kick things off with a Common Craft video: If you haven’t heard our pitch yet, read on. Every Student Needs to Blog Blogging is an ugly word. It ...