My Ignite talk from last November’s AEA conference is now up on the Ignite website! I’m embedding it here if you’re interested. It’s only 5 mins so not much of a time commitment. Also, speaking of blogging. AEA365’s series on Evaluators who blog continues this week.
Ok, I’m now back home after a nice conference. Instead of giving full recaps, I’m going to write a string of posts on lessons learned from Evaluation 2011. I’m going to start with my first session: Topical Interest Groups as Communities of Practice: Strategies for building a community of practice. Is it a network or […]
Ok, so the Ignite presentation on blogging went great. I hope the video turns out well, I’ll definitely post it when it’s ready to go. I’m tired and it’s late, but I felt obligated to post something so here is one of my slides, stand alone cartoon ready…
Without a doubt the most popular blogging approach is just picking and sticking to a topic. Specialization makes a lot of sense. There is a lot of competition on the web, so making it easy for a reader to know what they will find on your site is critical. The key is to […]
Look at Me! Look at Me! It’s something my 2 year old daughter says when she is doing something for which she is particularly proud. Like spinning really fast or dancing with her Belle doll. As adults, we’re often too modest to call attention to ourselves so directly. But on the web, where there is […]
Yesterday I covered the community blog, today, the blogging community. What’s the difference? In short, while a community blog is often a single blog with multiple authors, a blogging community is multiple blogs combined into one site. Usually when you have a single community blog, there is a fair amount of editorial control. Someone often […]