Re: Blogs replace newsletters? (was Re: "New Media")

Subject: Re: Blogs replace newsletters? (was Re: "New Media")
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2005 09:40:54 -0400

> > I've recently started my first blog, and it leads
> > me to wonder--how many of
> > you are using blogs and/or wikis in your work? etc.

I have a blog (in my sig below). I'm tinkering with wikis but I still
don't entirely "get" them. Maybe I'm just being dense.

> This, along with some other stuff going on around me,
> got me wondering about this: let's say you belong to a
> group that puts out a newsletter (for example, your
> local STC chapter), and let's say that the newsletter
> is already Web-based. Broadly speaking, what do you
> think would be lost by turning the newsletter into a
> chapter blog?

Aside from print, nothing. I think blogs make more sense because you
don't need to wait to publish the info... it's a running newsletter.

Bill Swallow
HATT List Owner
WWP-Users List Owner


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