Seven Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

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Presentation given by Michelle Dalton, College Liaison Librarian at University College Dublin, Ireland, at Seizing Opportunities, Leading Changes - Annual Joint Conference LAI & CILIP Ireland, April 10 & 11, 2014, Waterford, Ireland.

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  • 1. Michelle Dalton Liaison Librarian, UCD Library t @mishdalton #laicilip14 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers
  • 2. Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers* (*not me)
  • 3. libfocus.com november 2011 open editorial policy 300+ posts 30+ different writers 10,000+ views a month
  • 4. organisation & corporate blogs personal blogs
  • 5. (Melissa Gregg, 2006) conversational scholarship
  • 6. but different Source: http://angiesweetgirl.deviantart.com/art/Christmas-snowflakes-275898008 its like writing
  • 7. collaborating publishing blogging sharing communicating learning discussing creatingreflecting thinking informing
  • 8. entry point complement
  • 9. no author guidelines no word counts no conventions no restrictions no formatting
  • 10. freedom is not free.
  • 11. Habits
  • 12. start now http://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/4222533261
  • 13. Copyright: Tom Gauld http://myjetpack.tumblr.com/
  • 14. keep going
  • 15. write for yourself
  • 16. Harald Weinreich et al. (2008) Not Quite the Average: An Empirical Study of Web Use, ACM Transactions on the Web, vol. 2, no. 1 (Feb) on an average web page (593 words) users only stay long enough to read up to 28% engage
  • 17. 55% spend less than Source: Tony Haile, 9th March 2014, http://time.com/12933/what-you-think-you-know-about-the-web-is-wrong/ actively on a page 15 SECONDS
  • 18. sharehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/castaway_in_wales/4872069327/
  • 19. e x pe R n i m E t
  • 20. find inspiration every where
  • 21. thematic blogs
  • 22. journal clubs
  • 23. group blogs
  • 24. guest posts
  • 25. thank you e michelle.dalton@ucd.ie w www.michelledalton.ie t @mishdalton Michelle Dalton / Liaison Librarian, UCD

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