Not Your Grandpa’s Blog

A blog to support our ELI 2009 talk

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Blogging is exploding to a variety of activities crossing boundaries, microblogging, video response, and may be fuzzy about what it is- but it is more than software.

Are Blogs Are Dead
My cc licensed flickr photo! from the 2008 Northern Voice Conference

Blogs are Dead, eh?

Is it still a niche activity? NMC 2008 Organization Survey (114 organizations represented), less than 20% host blogging service, a quarter refer to external services, 20% do not support at all, 20% rely on what is in their CMS, not a significant change from 2007 survey.

Interesting Snippet
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Going Beyond “Cat Diaries” Blogware as Publishing Platforms

We use WordPress at NMC as a publishing platform:

2009-horizon-report The Personal Web appears in the 2009 NMC Horizon Report on the two to three year horizon for mainstream adoption.

cc licensed flickr photo by CarbonNYC

Tension of what is available inside our organizations vs outside- risk of growing less relevant?


Written by CogDog

January 8, 2009 at 4:04 pm

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  1. […] Put simply, he suggests that blogging is the act of web publishing, that “it is more than software.” Alan’s presentation also pointed to a recent NMC survey about blogs and blogging at […]

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