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What is a blog?

A regularly updated website or webpage typically run by an individual or group that discusses controversial or tropical issues

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Conventions of a blog

- informal
- eye-catching titles and graphics
- uses first person narrative
- uses emotive and figurative language
- clear structure of intro, bp, conclusion
- shows awareness to reader, direct address to the readers

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Developing a writing style and voice

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Remember, a blog is a conversation

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Developing a writing style and voice

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Write your blog with a specific friend, family member or audience

Helps lessen bias or essay-like

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How to write popular, successful blogs

Title
Headlines
Theme
Style
Comment
Be Savvy

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Title

Most viewers will decide to visit your blog based on its title
Clear
Inform the reader about the nature and intent of the content

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Headlines

Interesting and informative- grab the reader's attention more and more!

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Theme

Be clear about the type of blog you're writing

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Style

Its important to develop your own voice and share your opinion

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Comment

It is not a one way conversation. Allow readers to share their opinion through comments

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Be Savvy

About posting confidential, rude or unprofessional. Remain colloquial but non-offensive, distasteful or agressive