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Facebook and Twitter For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Marsha Collier

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Chapter 15

Get Profiled! You Think You Want to Blog?

Get ready to …

arrow Answer These Questions Before You Start

arrow Stake Your Claim in the Blogosphere

arrow Register Your Blog

arrow Give Your Blog a Name

arrow Post Your Story with Photos

arrow Set Up Your Google+ Profile

You’ve heard about blogs, right? Even the learned sage Homer (Simpson) commented, “Instead of one big shot controlling all the media, now there's a thousand freaks Xeroxing their worthless opinions.” Maybe not so learned, but he’s more or less right — except those opinions are now online, in the millions, and are (some of them, anyway) actually worth reading. Having your own blog gives you an opportunity to write about things that interest you and add your opinions to the social buzz — and someone will probably read what you write!

Once you get involved on Twitter and Facebook, you’ll see your friends linking to blog posts (online journal entries) ...

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