May 2, 2007

Blogging resouces.

In advance of the Outer Banks Blog Summit I thought I would put together some links for those interested in either starting a blog or learning more about blogging basics. Please feel free to suggest other sites in the comments. I will update and repost periodically.

Truly free blogging sites.


Blogger. com Home of Google's free blogspot.com blogs
Wordpress.com Home of free wordpress blog and blogging software.

Blogging basics, HTML, CSS and blog design info


w3schools.com CSS Tutorial An excellent site for an introduciton to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) the new way to format HTML This site also has tutorials on HTML, Java script and other web building tools.
Photoshopsupport.com Blog design tutorial witth an excellent set of tips and web sites that can help with blog design and graphic design in general.
Technorati Blogging 101 Great tips from the foremost blog monitoring site
Blog Writing: How to Write a Blog from about.com

Legal and conduct issues


Electronic Frontier Foundation EFF offers a series of brief pieces that can help you understand the legalities of blogging from libel to copyright law. Bloggers have rights. Bloggees have rights as well. Be informed.
Code of Conduct Bill O'Reilly's suggested CoC for bloggers and particularly for anonymous comments.

1 Comments:

At 8:37 PM, Blogger Ronnie said...

Bob,

Thanks for putting this together. This is the stuff that takes up tons of free time.

 

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