Media Making

This resource guide includes a range of media sources that can be included in presentations, tools for making and hosting your own media, and info on digital rights

Blogging & Vlogging Resources

YouTube Channels for Dummies

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Call Number: 006.7 C565y 2015

Create content and build a YouTube channel like a pro Written by a successful YouTube channel producer, YouTubeChannels For Dummies shows you how to create content, establisha channel, build an audience, and successfully monetize videocontent online.

So You Want to Start a Blog


This book gives the young adult market everything they need to know about starting and maintaining a successful blog, including how to choose the right blogging platform, how to design the perfect layout, and how to get traffic flowing to your site.

Blogging to Drive Business

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Call Number: 658.0546 B987b 2013

USE BLOGGING TO SUPERCHARGE SALES, CUSTOMER; LOYALTY, INNOVATION, AND PROFITS Blogging can help you deepen customer loyalty, reach new customers, gain indispensable feedback, and drive more sales. This no-nonsense guide shows how to craft a business blog that does all that, and more--building your business and increasing your profits.

What on earth is a blog?

First, what is it? 

A Blog, or Web Log, is a forum for sharing individual viewpoints with a participatory community. 

Blogs play a lively role in public discourse on all topics and are a great tool for individual or group multimedia projects and ongoing class discussions.

An introduction to Blogs

Watch this brief video from Common Craft on how to use a blog to share your ideas and get feedback from your readers.

Source: "Blogs in Plain English" by Common Craft, Standard YouTube license

What can you do with a blog?

Try the link below to see a few creative examples.

Try these free blogging websites

Video Blogs aka Vlogs

What about Vlogs?

Blogging isn't just for writers though, may bloggers produce video blogs or "vlogs". Click the Video tab at the top of this guide for more information on resources that can help you create, edit and share video recordings.

Here is a list of where to find video blogs:

Find Blogs

This list is just a start to finding interesting, relevant blogs.

Blogging Tutorials