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Guide to Blogging Platforms and CMS: Part 1 – Free Online Blogging Platforms

  When starting a blog the first choice you make is which free provider you want to use. The majority of new bloggers will choose between WordPress.com, Google's Blogger or a micro-blogging platform like Tumblr or Twitter. Choosing an online platform is useful as it enables you to create and publish content quickly and easily at … Continue Reading ››

Guide to Blogging Platforms and CMS: Intro

This guide will aim to help anyone unfamiliar with technology by showing them the many possibilities¬†available to someone new to the blogging. These range from using an online blogging platform to get started quickly and get your message out there to owning your own domain and using a hosting service to create a website that … Continue Reading ››

Getting Started: Tips for Starting Student Blogging

I began blogging with students in January 2013 at www.writinglives.org on a new third year undergraduate module in the English department at Liverpool John Moores University. Writing Lives developed out of my involvement with a research collaboration to establish a digital archive of working-class autobiography, beginning with the memoirs at Brunel University Library … Continue Reading ››