Blogging

  • Blog - A blog (an abridgment of the term web log) is a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological order. "Blog" can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog.

New!!  Gov 2.0 Blog A Day


Special MuniGov calendar set up so each day you can visit a blog related to government and/or social media. By following this, you can learn more about Gov 2.0, support people who are involved in Gov 2.0, and learn more about the people behind this movement. What has been added is only a start, we know there are many more awesome blogs out there so feel free to pick any day, add your own, or add any of your favorite blogs to the calendar! By the end of 2010, we will be Gov 2.0 Incredible!!!


Many blogs provide commentary or news on a particular subject; others function as more personal online diaries. A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic. The ability for readers to leave comments in an interactive format is an important part of many blogs.
 
Potential Uses
  • Intradepartmental Communications for geographically distributed staff
  • Direct gov to citizen communication with key officials
  • General yet informal access to county news

Sample Guidelines and Policies

These are some blogging applications you can use to blog. 
 
  • Google-owned application for blogging
  • Pretty easy to use
  • Site for journaling and blogging
  • Has security settings for moderating
  • Another application for blogging
  • Produces nice, professional-looking blogs
  • Tracks blogs and links in blogs
  • Can use Technorati to search across blogs and see what's popluar in the blogosphere
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Bill Greeves,
Sep 16, 2008, 1:51 PM
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