Why, How, and When to Blog

Session Description
This presentation will help you decide if you want to blog, how to set the theme for your blog, how often to blog, how to develop followers, and more.
Kathleen Bishop
Kathleen Bishop, Kaplan University, FL, USA
I have worked for 11 years as Adjunct Faculty at Purdue University Global (formerly Kaplan University) in the Health Sciences Department teaching Introduction to Health Sciences. I also work as Adjunct Faculty at Palm Beach State College teaching medical transcription in the Health Sciences Department. I have written the curriculum for the medical transcription program at PBSC and the CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) curriculum for Everglades University in Boca Raton, FL.

I am a Zen Buddhist priest involved in our Prison Ministry Program in the State of Florida. I write a monthly newsletter for our 500 participants on living a Buddhist life “behind the fence.” Plus I visit some of the prisons on a regular basis to teach classes and officiate at the services. I write a Buddhist blog at www.unlockthedoortolearning.com.


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8 Responses to Why, How, and When to Blog

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    kbishop@kaplan.edu April 18, 2018 at 6:29 am #

    still trying to log in as a presenter for no luck…cleared my cache still no luck…

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      Kathy Essmiller April 18, 2018 at 7:22 am #

      Were you able to get logged in? I’m trying to log in to view.

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    pmachell@purdueglobal.edu April 18, 2018 at 7:48 am #

    Great session that discussed the practical considerations for setting up a blog. It inspired participants to become bloggers and provided the tools to do just that.

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      kbishop@kaplan.edu April 19, 2018 at 6:39 am #

      Thanks for those kind words. I appreciate the feedback! Enjoy the last day of the conference! I can’t wait to sit in on the sessions they have all been so great!

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    alice.crawford@faculty.ashford.edu April 18, 2018 at 9:24 am #

    I have always stated I should be blogging. Your presentation on the tools and getting started has inspired me to move forward.

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      kbishop@kaplan.edu April 19, 2018 at 6:40 am #

      Alice, I am so glad to hear that. Keep me posted and let me know how to find you I’d love to read it…Kathy kbishop@purdueglobal.edu
      Our new email…

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    joanndade@gmail.com April 18, 2018 at 9:58 am #

    Kathleen I really enjoyed your presentation. I checked out your blog and its cool!
    I blogged at WordPress for a short time on: The Unsung Heroes: Red Cross volunteer Nurses.

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    kbishop@kaplan.edu April 19, 2018 at 6:41 am #

    Joann, thanks for those nice words. I hope you’ll think about blogging again sometime. If you do let me know so I can check it out and follow you… see you around the sessions today I hope!

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