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Dispatches from Blogistan : a travel guide to the modern blogger / Suzanne Stefanac
Bib ID 3794314
Format BookBook
Author
Stefanac, Suzanne
 
Description Berkeley, CA : New Riders, [i.e. 2006], c2007 
vii, 248 p. ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0321395557
Summary

"Longtime technology journalist and media pioneer Suzanne Stefanac provides an insightful guide to the culture of the blogosphere - and, for those inspired to add their voices to the ongoing conversation, a practical overview of blogging tools, design and feature options, promotion techniques, and legal safeguards. Stefanac explores issues of trust, influence, privacy, discovery, and the power of collaborative discourse. Self-publishing has never been simpler, and with Dispatches from Blogistan at your side, you will find the exercise even more rewarding."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • 1. Blogs explode onto the scene
  • 2. A brief history of open discourse
  • 3. Blogs as linkfests
  • 4. Blogs as diaries
  • 5. Blogs as clubhouses
  • 6. Blogs as newsrooms
  • 7. Blogs as soapboxes
  • 8. Packing your toolkit
  • 9. Anatomy of a blog page
  • 10. Writing that engages
 
Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Blogs.
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520 1 |a"Longtime technology journalist and media pioneer Suzanne Stefanac provides an insightful guide to the culture of the blogosphere - and, for those inspired to add their voices to the ongoing conversation, a practical overview of blogging tools, design and feature options, promotion techniques, and legal safeguards. Stefanac explores issues of trust, influence, privacy, discovery, and the power of collaborative discourse. Self-publishing has never been simpler, and with Dispatches from Blogistan at your side, you will find the exercise even more rewarding."--BOOK JACKET.
650 0 |aBlogs.
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