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Explore Longform with Writing 201

We often think of blog posts as being just a few paragraphs long, or being a “less serious” kind of writing. Not so! In this challenge, we’ll focus on writing longform pieces that are equally at home on your blog or in a magazine. 525 more words

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Political News, Social Media and Cell Phones

Highlights of the Pew Internet Project’s research related to social networking reveal some interesting facts about registered voters who follow political candidates and their campaigns on social media. 143 more words

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Just Released: New Blogging U. Ebooks

Our recent Writing 101 and Writing 201 Blogging U. courses were a huge success — so we thought you should be able to enjoy them even if your schedule didn’t allow you to take them in real time. 197 more words

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Emoji Everywhere 🎃

Emoji? What are they?

“Emoji” is a Japanese term meaning “picture character.” It’s a standard for showing smileys and other little symbols inside text. But unlike traditional smileys that are made up of a sequence of letters like… 266 more words

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Blogging U.'s Photo 101 Course: Post a Photo a Day

On The Daily Post, we host the popular Weekly Photo Challenge each Friday, and we’re always excited to see your snapshots from all over the world. 518 more words

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The NaMos are Coming! The NaMos are Coming!

November is one week away, and that means NaNoWriMo and NaBloPoMo are, too!

If you’ve been thinking about reinvigorating your blogging or are finally ready to stop procrastinating on that book you’ve always wanted to write, these two great events (and communities) can give you the jolt of motivation you need. 558 more words

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If you are going to bother #Blogging or #Vlogging - you must take it seriously and make it happen. Pt 1 - Tips here

I you start blogging or vlogging (video blogging) – I encourage you to take it seriously.

Don’t make it something you do AFTER you’ve done all your other work. 585 more words