Blogging is now an established channel for sharing and engaging ideas, especially for academics. Writing blog posts can be a great way to diarise your experiences, turn that report into something bite-size and participate in global conversations. Understanding how to write and share your blog posts will be integral to it’s success. This is a step-by-step guide to structuring and promoting your blogs.
- Why academics and students should take blogging seriously – In this blog post for LSE Impact Blog, Duncan Green, Oxfam, outlines the major arguments for academics to take blogging and social media seriously.
- How to write a blogpost from your journal article – Patrick Dunleavy, London School of Economics, argues that if you’ve devoted months to writing the paper, dealing with comments, doing rewrites and hacking through the publishing process, why would you not spend the extra couple of hours crafting an accessible blogpost?
- Fortunate developments: a personal reflection – This blog post by Ben Ramalingam, Institute of Development Studies, is a great example of taking a personal lens and narrative, to a much larger discussion.