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.


<ul><li> 1. Michelle Dalton Liaison Librarian, UCD Library t @mishdalton #laicilip14 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers </li> <li> 2. Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers* (*not me) </li> <li> 3. november 2011 open editorial policy 300+ posts 30+ different writers 10,000+ views a month </li> <li> 4. organisation &amp; corporate blogs personal blogs </li> <li> 5. (Melissa Gregg, 2006) conversational scholarship </li> <li> 6. but different Source: its like writing </li> <li> 7. collaborating publishing blogging sharing communicating learning discussing creatingreflecting thinking informing </li> <li> 8. entry point complement </li> <li> 9. no author guidelines no word counts no conventions no restrictions no formatting </li> <li> 10. freedom is not free. </li> <li> 11. Habits </li> <li> 12. start now </li> <li> 13. Copyright: Tom Gauld </li> <li> 14. keep going </li> <li> 15. write for yourself </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> 17. 55% spend less than Source: Tony Haile, 9th March 2014, actively on a page 15 SECONDS </li> <li> 18. share </li> <li> 19. e x pe R n i m E t </li> <li> 20. find inspiration every where </li> <li> 21. thematic blogs </li> <li> 22. journal clubs </li> <li> 23. group blogs </li> <li> 24. guest posts </li> <li> 25. thank you e w t @mishdalton Michelle Dalton / Liaison Librarian, UCD </li> </ul>


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