Blogging

‘I got my Year 1 class blogging – and it has transformed their writing skills’

This primary teacher explains how getting children to contribute to a class blog has had a significant impact on literacy scores “Has Doreen been on yet?” That’s the shout that starts most of my Year 1 classes each day. The call is followed by children running into the class to see if they have any more flag hits or comments on our ... Read More »

5 Ways Small Businesses can Benefit from Blogging

Startups prefer online promotion over offline promotion because the former is cost-effective and yet often has shown definite results. Because blogging is the default window leading to online promotion, more and more brands are getting into it these days. For a small business on a shoestring budget, investing time and resources in blogging is a better option tha other marketing ... Read More »

Visual blogging platform Trell lets millennials share delightful experiences through pictures

Bengaluru-based Trell is a mobile-first visual blogging platform where users can share their unique experiences of places and palates as well as discover those of others. “I was in my last year of engineering in IIT Bombay and I wanted to see Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations through the eyes of a Mumbaikar. I wanted to visit some offbeat pandals and I ... Read More »

Ghost, the open source blogging system, is ready for prime time

Four long years ago John O’Nolan released a content management system for bloggers that was as elegant as it was spooky. Called Ghost, the original app was a promising Kickstarter product with little pizzazz. Now the app is ready to take on your toughest blogs. O’Nolan just released version 1.0 of the software, a move that updates the tool with the best ... Read More »

5 Unforgettable Life Lessons That My Year-Long Exile From Blogging Taught Me

From 2010 to 2016, writing and blogging were an integral part of my life. My blogging journey of six years gave me global recognition, several accolades, and helped me forge strong connections with thought leaders from across the world (from all walks of life and all age groups). It was instrumental in helping me carve a unique personal brand and ... Read More »

Friday Cat Blogging – 28 July 2017

What happens when you plant a cat in a pot? It ripens! Ours went from light gray to deep black, and is now ready for picking from the cat bush. As you can guess, what really happened is what always happens. Hilbert saw Hopper in the pot, and suddenly decided he wanted to be in the pot. So he wandered over, circled around, and ... Read More »

Thousands of women try to make a living blogging and vlogging. Most fail.

I was working as a freelance reporter when my comedy partner Allison Raskin and I started our YouTube channel Just Between Us in the spring of 2014. The show is a twice-weekly odd-couple comedy sketch channel that operates a bit like a short sitcom. I had no knowledge of how to make money off YouTube or what kind of labor ... Read More »

Blogging Do’s and Don’ts You Need to Know Now!

Snufkin / Pixabay Blogging is one of the most cost effective and efficient marketing tools available for business owners and entrepreneurs. In order to use the channel as a way to communicate with your audience and drive traffic to your website, you need to understand some important do’s and don’ts. Keep reading to discover what they are and how you can ... Read More »

Apple has started blogging to draw attention to its AI work

After years of near-silence, Apple is slowly starting to make a bit of noise about its work on artificial intelligence. Last December the iPhone maker shared its first public research paperon the topic; this June it announced new tools to speed up machine learning on the iPhone; and today it started blogging. Sort of. The company’s new website, titled “Apple Machine Learning ... Read More »

Blogging from Silicon Valley: Insights into an angel’s mindset

This article is part of a series on the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management Executive MBA annual class trip to the Silicon Valley. The recent trip was part of the EMBA curriculum on “Innovation and Entrepreneurship.” A business trip to San Francisco simply wouldn’t be complete without visiting Silicon Valley, the epicenter where big tech companies such as ... Read More »