An Introduction to Weblogs/Blog Uses

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Common uses of blogs[edit]

The potential uses of blogs are almost limitless. They can be used for anything that involves communicating or publishing information on the World Wide Web. Common uses include teaching and educational and corporate use.

According to Silkblogs:

“A blog is a means of sharing thoughts and ideas with the world

. Your blog can be a personal diary, a project collaboration tool, a guide, or any means of communicating and publishing information on the web. Its uses are as limitless as your imagination.”

Blogs in teaching[edit]

Blogs can be used in teaching, e.g.:

There is an interesting matrix of educational uses at:

There's also a good workshop/tutorial for teachers learning about blogging. See Getting Started with Blogging in Education.

Blogs in project management[edit]

Blogs can also be used to manage projects, e.g.:

Corporate blogs[edit]

There are a variety of corporate uses for blogs. See:

Spreading Awareness[edit]

Blogs spread awareness