Showing posts from February, 2020

How simple blogs can promote social cause effectively!

Let's have a look at these two blogs and see how success in blogging need not be just for making money and how we can use the free blogging tools for making a little contribution to the society we live in. Well, this little post is not on how to become a social entrepreneur or a social activist. It is for illustrating that blogging for a cause need not cost money and that it can be used for supporting society in small ways without spending energy on design, SEO etc.  These blogs are small in resource use but are big in resources. Both of them are on the free Blogger platform and no effort had been made to even customize the basic theme. Yet, these blogs are contributing their might behind the bloggers towards achieving their goals.  Anaarkali - The saga of Bhil Adivasi Indigenous People Rahul Banerjee mostly chronicles the saga of tribal populations though he sometimes digresses to areas not related with it, on this Blogger blog. Calling hi

Introducing a reference book on all things blogging

You cannot avoid mention of this book when you are talking about blogging in 2020. The Manual is perhaps the first and only such work on blogging - dealing exhaustively with all aspects of blogging: history, concepts, legalities, tips and what not. The book has been written by Manoj Pandey, an Indian media personality and social media watcher. This is the second edition of the book. Mr Pandey has written another book, The Manual of Social Media, with similar treatment to the topic. He maintains a blog, SocialLogging , in which he carries information and advice on social media, particularly blogging. The term sociallogging seems to have been coined by him. Produced below is the book blurb. The Manual of Blogging is a treatise on blogging - the online activity that now encompasses the entire social media and is growing in newer forms year after year.        Though even writing small posts on micro-blogging sites and putting videos on video-sharing sites are also now called '