Why blog? : Motivations for blogging /
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Why blog? : Motivations for blogging /

'Weblogging' or 'blogging' has joined e-mail and Internet home pages as one of the most popular uses of the Internet. This book focuses on the British blogosphere, comparing British bloggers to the more researched US. Motivations covered include the desire to connect with others...

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Main Author: Pedersen, Sarah
Corporate Author: Safari Books Online
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2010.
Series:Chandos information professional series.
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Access:Online version
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Summary:'Weblogging' or 'blogging' has joined e-mail and Internet home pages as one of the most popular uses of the Internet. This book focuses on the British blogosphere, comparing British bloggers to the more researched US. Motivations covered include the desire to connect with others online, the need to express opinions or blow off steam, or to share experiences, and a growing financial motivation in the blogosphere. Other motivations explored include a desire to become a 'citizen journalist', a need for validation, the commercial possibilities of blogging and the possibility of turning your blog into a published 'book'. Expands the discussion of the blogging phenomenon outside the USFocuses on the British blogosphere, comparing British bloggers to the more researched USIncludes a discussion of the motivations of women bloggers.
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 152 pages) : illustrations
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-147) and index.
ISBN:9781780631714
1780631715
1843345838
Access:Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.