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Comparing Blog/Writing Platform(s), and Such Things … …

March 10, 2012

So, I have a lot of different interests. I like a lot of stuff. Everything really. I can talk/think about anything. Cue Molly Shannon’s overly serious SNL character, mullet-haired stand-up comic Jeannie Darcy, and her infamous line “Don’t get me started, don’t even get me started.”

Anyways, before I get too sidetracked, I’m trying to crystallize a great way to find the best way to express and share the myriad of things that I think about. Specifically, our generations version of the printing press, essentially giving anyone with access to some type of digital product that can even if only periodically connect to the internet to upload whatever they choose to create. A.k.a., for this discussion, blogs. Should I just use one window, or outlet for my ideas? Create folders within the blog to organize, separate different subject areas? Or maybe I should try to broaden the scope, to try to be more creative using all the things that technology offers nowadays? For instance, use as many types/forms of dissemination as possible; wordpress, blogger, livejournal, tumblr, posterous, and/or squarespace (which is the only one mentioned that isn’t free, $8/month). Try to use whatever blog form is best for whatever subject, if applicable. Like wordpress seems good for plain jane script, words, writing. Tumblr seems much more geared and friendly to visual aesthetics, and media sharing, and has more of an impulse for all sorts of visual products/packages; pictures, videos, and more designed for sharing amongst tumblr users.

Anyway, I’m still marinating on it all. And that doesn’t get into social networking sites, forums, etc.

Here’s a few good links to info related to the form and function of the blog world. Via the great site for pretty much everything, lifehacker (which means, getting the most outof life).

5 Best Blogfing Platforms

7 Ways to Link WordPress and Tumblr

Rambling Thoughts of Tumblr and WordPress

How to Import a Blog into WordPress

Tumblogging: Tumblr vs. WordPress


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