Friday, July 2, 2010

Class Outline

How to Create a Blogger Account and Create Photo Blogs

Blog has become the term used to refer to a Web Log.
Originally web logs were just narrative (text) stories or a person’s journal.

But with the advent of high speed internet connections the popularity of embellishing Blogs with photographs has become popular.

Blogger is Google’s free tool for creating blogs.

You can use blogs for everything from updating your friends and family about your life, giving

your own advice column, discussing your political views, or relating your experience in a topic of interest.

Although there are fancier blog tools out there, the mixture of cost (free) and flexibility makes Blogger one of the best deals around.

1. Creating a Blogger Account.

a. Must have an Email Address accessible via a web browser.

b. Creating a Blogger Account.

c. Confirming Your Blogger Account.

d. Creating your Blogger Profile.

2. Choosing a Template

3. Name Your Blog

  • a. Blogger limits you to 99 Blog Titles.
  • b. You can place “episodes” within one Blog Title.

4. Organizing Photos

a. Have a related group of 4 to 10 photos available preferably on a web site like Web
Shots, Picasa, Photobucket, etc.

b. Download these to a Desktop Temporary Folder.

c. Organize in reverse sequence.

5. Loading Photos and Manipulating

a. Photos load from the bottom up, so the last photo is the first to load.

b. Using html edits to place line spacing.

6. Writing the text.

a. Write your Blog or Episode Title at the Top.

b. Captioning photos.

Don Inamasu

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