What are blogs? And how can we use them? Resources list

This is a list of resources I have collected to supplement a presentation I’m giving at work on the subjects: what are blogs, how can our nonprofit blog effectively, and what is Web 2.0 anyway? These resources include many of the examples in the actual presentation as well as supplementary reading materials.

View the presentation

About Web 2.0

Blogging Tools

Nonprofit Blogs

Blogs About Nonprofits Using Web 2.0 Technologies

The Blogosphere (finding blogs of interest)

Into Web 2.0

  • Tumblr — microblogging site
  • Twitter — microblogging site that integrates with text messaging and instant messaging (IM)
  • del.icio.us — Tag, organize and share bookmarks
  • Stumble Upon — review and rate web content
  • Digg — read and vote on web content
  • NGO Post — read and vote on web content discussing social welfare initiatives
  • Flickr — share, view and comment on photos
  • YouTube — share, view and comment on videos
  • SlideShare — share, view and comment on presentations
  • Wikipedia — world-famous collaboratively written encyclopedia built with a wiki
  • Wikibooks — collection of collaboratively written textbooks written using wikis
  • Facebook — well-known social networking site originally focusing on college students
  • LinkedIn — professional networking site
  • Dogster — social networking site for dogs
  • Causes on Facebook — nonprofits using Facebook to promote causes and raise money
  • IntraHealth Informatics’ Flickr site — nonprofits can share interesting photos to generate interest

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