How can you disseminate your research and have an online presence? Blogging is one great way to do so. This post compares two of the most favorite blogging sites: Wordpress.com and Blogger. Both are free.
I don't have much experience with Blogger, but when I started out I immediately focused on Wordpress.com. Why? Because there was an easy upgrade to running a more flexible, self-hosted blog using wordpress.org. I would do the same any day again, but read this comparison for yourself to decide via what platform you want to present yourself to the world.
1) Blogger might be closign down??? What's going, google? Is Search going to be the next one on the chopping block?
2) As a wordpress blogger, I am totally uncool. Check out these great blogging platforms that seem to transform your blog into your own personal socially networked facebook substitute (OverBlog) and that are so stylish that it hurts my eyes (Ghost)!
This is amazing! I was looking for something that my students can use to hand in their assignments online, so it can be shared via a learnist board. For students who would like to have a blog this is not a problem, but for those who do not wish to blog, Tackk is like blogging without a blog. Amazing.
Initially, the student blogs were nothing more than a class journal posted online. However, over time, they became a place for student voice. They evolved as my thinking about blogging evolved. So, here is what I've learned along the way: