Sep 25 - Your privately public self

Your Privately Public Self

Extending your digital self:

Now that you've planted your blog, grow it:

  • claim your blog on
  • weeding: try to respond to comments in a timely manner, watch out for spam
  • continue to write at least 1 post per week
  • experiment with promotion: post a comments on other blogs about your content, email your blog to friends and family, ask for other people to give you a boost
  • create a blog roll
  • experiment with another form of media: add images, audio or video

How to Blog Safely (About Work or Anything Else)


"Blogging Outloud: Shifts in Public Voice" by danah boyd

"Steal this bookmark!" by Katharine Mieszkowski
Thomas Vander Wal's definition of folksonomy.
Clay Shirky discusses folksonomy

Katharine-Mieszkowski_Steal-this-bookmark.pdf377.85 KB
danah-boyd_Blogging-Outloud-Shifts-in-Public-Voice.pdf129.94 KB