Blogging Trends affecting Penang & Malaysia

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Published on August 22, 2008

Author: myPajamanation

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Now that we know or have heard so much about BLOG, how is the trend moving towards Asia and what's next after Blogging? Who, When, Where and How, to be attempted for answers...

Nasir from Penang Association of ICT Entrepreneurs (ICT Penang) talked about this topic at MiRC Penang ICT Nite/Networking Session (Friday, 25aug08).

Sharing the same nite for presentation was Mr Bikesh from xTrain where he attempted to dissect Web 2.0 and Internet Marketing...

Blogging Trends (1+1=2.0) [email_address] http://TechPenang.com MiRC Networking Nite (@eGate - Fri, 15aug08) PREPREQUISITE (what?): Read “Blog” @ Wikipedia or WAPedia FORMAT: Who, Why, When & Where, HOW?

Bloggers & microbloggers Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

Not a blogger? Journalists / (Diary) Writers – Facebook Notes, Friendster, Blogger.com, Yahoo 360, Google Groups etc. (Self) Publisher – Wordpress etc. Editor - topix, newsvine, friendfeed etc. Commentators (politics, social, education, sports, tech etc) Celebrity/Entertainer/Comic Online/Internet-based Marketer or Entrepreneur Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

Journalists / (Diary) Writers – Facebook Notes, Friendster, Blogger.com, Yahoo 360, Google Groups etc.

(Self) Publisher – Wordpress etc.

Editor - topix, newsvine, friendfeed etc.

Commentators (politics, social, education, sports, tech etc)

Celebrity/Entertainer/Comic

Online/Internet-based Marketer or Entrepreneur

“ Penang Bloggers” Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

“ Professional Blogger??” If you’re not writing ‘personal’ blog… NOT A JOB DESCRIPTION! Bloggers are not ‘PROFESSIONALS’ (like Doctors/physicians, Lawyers/attorneys, Certified Engineers (Ir. Etc), misc. Specialists etc.) – KEY: LICENCE/CERT Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

If you’re not writing ‘personal’ blog…

NOT A JOB DESCRIPTION!

Bloggers are not ‘PROFESSIONALS’ (like Doctors/physicians, Lawyers/attorneys, Certified Engineers (Ir. Etc), misc. Specialists etc.) – KEY: LICENCE/CERT

B.L.O.G.s are PERSONAL A national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers and that only a small proportion focus their coverage on politics, media, government, or technology . Blogs, the survey finds, are as individual as the people who keep them. However, most bloggers are primarily interested in creative, personal expression – documenting individual experiences, sharing practical knowledge, or just keeping in touch with friends and family. (Pew Internet & American Life, July, 2006) Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

A national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers and that only a small proportion focus their coverage on politics, media, government, or technology . Blogs, the survey finds, are as individual as the people who keep them. However, most bloggers are primarily interested in creative, personal expression – documenting individual experiences, sharing practical knowledge, or just keeping in touch with friends and family.

(Pew Internet & American Life, July, 2006)

INTERMISSION: How many blogs are out there? Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

How many blogs are out there?

STATE of BLOGs “ Currently tracking 112.8 million blogs and over 250 million pieces of tagged social media .” (Technorati, Aug 2008) “… there are over 175,000 new blogs (that’s just blogs) every day . Bloggers update their blogs regularly to the tune of over 1.6 million posts per day, or over 18 updates a second .” (Technorati 08.08) [ 100+ NEW BLOGS just created this very minute!] Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

“ Currently tracking 112.8 million blogs and over 250 million pieces of tagged social media .” (Technorati, Aug 2008)

“… there are over 175,000 new blogs (that’s just blogs) every day . Bloggers update their blogs regularly to the tune of over 1.6 million posts per day, or over 18 updates a second .” (Technorati 08.08)

[ 100+ NEW BLOGS just created this very minute!]

WHY: More about blogs… (PEW, 2006) Nearly 1/3 rely on the INTERNET : Percentage who don’t use traditional sources for news or information: newspaper 17%; television 14%; magazine 34%; radio 24%. FIRST TO WEB : 62% didn’t have a web site before they started blogging. LONG HOURS: The median amount of hours spent working on one’s blog was two hours per week. Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

Nearly 1/3 rely on the INTERNET : Percentage who don’t use traditional sources for news or information: newspaper 17%; television 14%; magazine 34%; radio 24%.

FIRST TO WEB : 62% didn’t have a web site before they started blogging.

LONG HOURS: The median amount of hours spent working on one’s blog was two hours per week.

WHEN & WHERE: Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

Blogging Malaysia Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

“ Blogging Trends” Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

What’s next: MICRO! Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

WHAT TO BLOG? Everything… Social, political, educational, commercial Anytime, anywhere (“moblog”) Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

Everything…

Social, political, educational, commercial

Anytime, anywhere (“moblog”)

HOW to BLOG? Google Blogger/Blogspot (create in seconds) Wordpress.com, MT (publish in minutes/hours) Facebook Notes (ready community!) Misc. 3 rd party content management system (CMS)/apps. Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

Google Blogger/Blogspot (create in seconds)

Wordpress.com, MT (publish in minutes/hours)

Facebook Notes (ready community!)

Misc. 3 rd party content management system (CMS)/apps.

HOW TO MICROBLOG? Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

Learn more… ENCYCLOPEDIAS : Wikipedia, How Stuff Works etc. Top tech blogs : Techcrunch, Mashable, Engadget, Chris Pirillo Popular podcasts : CNET, Revision3, TED, Leo’s TWIT.tv Shared video : YouTube, iTunes U, Miro (including torrents) etc. Local Communities like MiRC, Tech Penang, PenangBlogger.com and sponsored events like by Nuffnang, Advertlets, MDEC etc. ( http://calendar.ictpenang.com ) … Google & Twitscoop ( SEARCH ) ! Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

ENCYCLOPEDIAS : Wikipedia, How Stuff Works etc.

Top tech blogs : Techcrunch, Mashable, Engadget, Chris Pirillo

Popular podcasts : CNET, Revision3, TED, Leo’s TWIT.tv

Shared video : YouTube, iTunes U, Miro (including torrents) etc.

Local Communities like MiRC, Tech Penang, PenangBlogger.com and sponsored events like by Nuffnang, Advertlets, MDEC etc. ( http://calendar.ictpenang.com )

… Google & Twitscoop ( SEARCH ) !

Podcasts… Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

Thank you! See you during MiRC Penang ICT Week! (23-30aug08) And Penang Technopreneur Dialogue (MDEC’s): Wed, 27 aug 2008, 8.30a-5p AV Room, 2 nd Floor Penang Development Corporation (PDC) Bayan Baru, Pulau Pinang (opposite PISA) [email_address] http://penang20-08.crowdvine.com http://twitter.com/penang20_08 Creative Commons/TechPenang.com, 2008

See you during MiRC Penang ICT Week! (23-30aug08)

And Penang Technopreneur Dialogue (MDEC’s):

Wed, 27 aug 2008, 8.30a-5p AV Room, 2 nd Floor Penang Development Corporation (PDC) Bayan Baru, Pulau Pinang (opposite PISA) [email_address]

http://penang20-08.crowdvine.com http://twitter.com/penang20_08

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