This quarter I really enjoyed blogging each week and reading everyone’s point of view. Now it is time for me to share with you what I think my two strongest posts and comments are. My first blog post I choose is the first post that I wrote, Digital Detox—Why you need a tech free vacation! I think that this blog post did a great job of mixing the theme of my blog and the course material into a single post. I really liked the style in which I wrote this post. The hook in the beginning was something that could engage most people. This was because I tied the course teachings and entrepreneurship with something we all want to think about, Vacation. In addition, I feel that this post did a good job of incorporating a course reading and it blended seamlessly into the rest of the post. It also expanded on the reading by expanding the conversation of tech addiction and un-plugging.
The next blog post that I choose would be Twitter Revisited. There are two main reasons I picked this post. 1) I thought that it was a well written and interesting post, and 2) why I wrote it. The reason I wrote it was to continue the conversation from a prior post. In response to my prior post, I was shown a video with a different point of view, and so I knew that I had not fully explored the topic yet. I wrote this one to continue a conversation. Isn’t that why we blog in the first place to start and continue conversations, and I thought this post really exemplified the spirit of blogging. In addition, I thought this post was a strong post as it was written with a light and lively tone which will keep people’s attention, even if they do not fancy entrepreneurship. In addition, I used a list for the important points I wanted to make. From class readings, we learned that lists are a great tool for facts based media to become spreadable. Because the post includes practical value and are more memory inducing, I believe that this is one of my most spreadable posts. Finally, I think this post did a great job of expanding a topic from class, Twitter, into a new area that was not fully discussed in class, business and entrepreneurship.
The first comment I chose is a comment on Dylan’s ‘Merica blog. In my comment I furthered the conversation that he had started. I added information that was beneficial to the conversation by branching off of a statement he had made. I then took the information that I just shared and used it to answer the question he ended his blog with by sharing my personal opinions on the matter.
The final comment that I chose is in response to DV’s World. The post was about online bullying. I liked this comment, because I mentioned an idea from the comments above my own. The comments thought that we should work on stopping bullying in real life before focusing on the online bullying. I then shared my own opinions on why this should be the case. I think that this does a great job of continuing a conversation started by the blog, while also sharing my own opinions.