Monday, May 02, 2005
Computer World.com Blog Rules
"three majestic mountains" digital art copyright 2004 by steven streight
Friends, here is a fairly decent list of guidelines for blogging.
If you follow them, you'll be in pretty good shape, I think.
Thanks to Linda Rosencrance and Computer World.com for providing this on their site.
"Sidebar: Blog Rules", the original article by Linda Rosencrance, is at:
Computer World.com Home > Browse Topics >
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News Story by Linda Rosencrance.
NOVEMBER 01, 2004 (COMPUTERWORLD) - Staying out of legal trouble is paramount, but it won't ensure a good corporate blog.
These recommendations from Robert Scoble at Microsoft, Nick Wreden at the American Marketing Association, Rich Ottum at eStrategyOne, and other bloggers will help you write a corporate blog worth reading:
* Be original
* Be authentic
* Have a human voice
* Avoid jargon
* Tell the truth
* Don't guess
* Acknowledge mistakes
* Post good news fast
* Post bad news faster
* Stay relevant
* Use a spell checker
* Update frequently
* Once you start, don't stop
* Never change your URL
NOW...what do you think?
Do you agree with the items on this list?
Are any vital points missing?
Post a comment, and let me know your opinion.
Posted by steven edward streight at 5/02/2005 07:41:00 AM