Ask Dr. Karen - August 20
Dear Dr. Karen,
recently came across an article in the WSJ about how
blogging helped many of these unemployed individuals
with their job search. I am considering starting a blog.
Does anyone have any advice or suggestions when it comes
to blogging? I know it is like an online diary so it is
important to be comfortable with that before starting. I
am excited at the prospect of starting this adventure.
Anyone interested in
you or your skills or your skills will Google you. You
want your network and all the people you know to connect
to your blog. There is not sense blogging unless you
tell people you’re blogging. Let everyone you know about
what you’re doing. Find a project or idea you can blog
about. Try looking for “business directory blogging
websites” that might be of interest to those checking
business directories. If you’re not internet savvy, find
someone to help you.
A Blog lets you talk about your skills and experiences
in an informal way. 1. Talk about a project you’re
working on. 2. Get on Twitter and get others to follow
what you’re doing. 3. There are many online Social
Networking sites like LinkedIn, Twitter for short
comments, Blogger.com (create your own blog and design
your own page), get your friends and family to link
their web pages to yours. 4. Do you volunteer? Write
about the importance and what you do.
Stay positive and upbeat in all that you write. Good