"We are the nodes, actively filtering and retransmitting knowledge....
We're in the process of creating a planetary nervous system."
–Jon Udell from The Network is the Blog
"A weblog is a hierarchy of text, images, media objects and data, arranged chronologically, that can be viewed in an HTML browser."
–Dave Winer, from What makes a weblog a weblog?(Weblogs at Harvard Law)
- personal voice
- chronological posts
- time stamp
- automatic notification
- css templates
- team capability
Blogspot "Next Blog" buttons
Popular blog engines
Live Journal (upgraded service available)
Blogger (upgraded service available)
Set up free blogspot blog using blogger.com
Post to your own server from blogger.com using FTP / SFTP
Updates for short-term projects
Searchable knowledge-management repository
Often the result of a short-term project-update blogs (see Gilbane Reports whitepaper)
Simple publishing system
Easy for non-technical users to post to your site with little training investment
Automatic RSS built in
Research on Blogs