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Social Media: How do I become an active blogger?

How do I become an active blogger?

Comment on blog posts or start a blog of your own to showcase areas of expertise.  This can also strengthen your brand and increase visibility to your network.

Wordpress and Blogger are commonly used no-cost blog sites.  To get started with Blogger, read how to get started or watch a video tour.  To get started with WordPress, watch a video tour.

A few blogging tips:

  • Set a goal and know your audience.
  • Have a schedule for when and how often you will post.
  • Set a professional tone; you are showcasing your thoughts, as well as enhancing your brand.
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills by carefully proofreading your post.
  • Include a link to your blog on your business card and/or e-mail signature to increase visibility.