Blogging

5 Reasons Why Blogging Can Make You A Better Academic Writer

Academics have been advised to blog more since they can communicate their research more efficiently. Blogs are a platform for the public to engage more since they enhance impact. Moreover, blogs can direct readers to actual academic publications. Blogging is an important addition to the normal academic writing and publications done by scholars. In this article, we will consider five ... Read More »

Don’t Give Up Blogging: Your Business Is Counting On It

Shutterstock I’ve heard it all before. “Blog posts don’t make sales.” “Who has time to read a post?” “Blogging is dead.” I say, au contraire. If you are marketing to businesses or consumers, you need to have blog posts in your arsenal. Yes, you will leverage other content marketing channels and communication mediums, but blogging should rank high on your ... Read More »

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BLOG

New York Times writer Nicholas Kristof was one of the first to start blogging for one of the most well-known media companies in the world. Yet on December 8th, he declared his blog was being shut down, writing, “we’ve decided that the world has moved on from blogs—so this is the last post here.” The death knell of blogs might seem surprising to anyone ... Read More »

Blogging competition aims to fight fake news

MANILA – In a bid to fight the spread of fake news, a group of truth advocates will stage a blogging competition later this month. Tagged the #BreaktheFake Blogathon, the contest will pit groups of three writers against each other for a chance to win P10,000. The team which comes in second will get P5,000, and the third placer will ... Read More »

5 Best Free Blogging Platforms

Are you looking for a free platform to launch a website or blog? Then, you are in luck because we’ve got a list of free blogging platforms where you won’t be paying for your domain name and hosting space. Note that, though these sites are free to use, you won’t have full control over your sites whereas in self-hosted sites you have to ... Read More »

GastroGays talk Blogging

Zoe Nicholson interviews Irish food blogging Guru’s the Gastro Gays Russell Alford and Patrick Hanlon make up GastroGays, a foodie-driven blog filled with recipes, food-based travel guides, and coverage on their favourite obsession: Eurovision. “We started GastroGays in 2013 within the depression in Ireland,” the duo explain. The dismal job prospects and economic thriftiness the nation was adopting during the crisis ... Read More »

How to Become a Social Media and Blogging Fashion Influencer

Have you noticed all of the excitement and activity in the world of online fashion, social media and blogging lately? It’s quite amazing. Individuals and fashionistas from around the world are now becoming successful and recognized brands of their own without the need to connect with big-name brands, getting sponsorships or even long-term contracts. Now it’s all about creating a ... Read More »

Blogging idol – glancing back after a decade

I started blogging almost 10 years ago as part of IT World Canada’s “Blogging Idol” contest. While the contest rules evolved over the few years it existed, Blogging Idol started off simply enough: contestants were given a set of topics and a fixed number of weeks to post blogs, with one topic per week. The goal was to get as ... Read More »

Brown resident blogging program enhances learner engagement

The textbook has long been the sharpest, most utilized instrument in the medical education toolbox. With more resources available, however, students are looking outside the traditional toolbox for answers. A 2015 study found that emergency medicine residents cite podcasts as their preferred method of obtaining medical knowledge. Students, in fact, were only slightly more likely to consult a textbook than search Google. ... Read More »

Blogging a ‘different kinda parenting’

About 16 months ago, Dubai resident Vip Patel became a father for the first time. But the experience led him to becoming a daddy blogger for the first time too. “I started the blog about four weeks ago. A friend of mine said all I ever seem to do is post pictures and captions on social media about the trials ... Read More »