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What To Post to a Conference Blog

Amy Gahran, a conversational media consultant, content strategist, and freelance writer/editor has created a post about blogging to a conference blog, or blogging about a conference, and she puts up some great points to remember.

I’ve worked on some conference blogging efforts, so I’ve pulled together a list of 10 kinds of posts that work well on conference blogs.
As with any conversational-media effort, it helps to know your audience, as well as your community of contributors (both bloggers and commenters). What skills and expertise do they bring to the table? What do they want? Ultimately, that should be your guide.

  • Covering conference sessions and events
  • Personal impressions and observations.
  • Photos.
  • Handouts and online resources.
  • Extending discussion.
  • Personal tales.
  • Video and audio.
  • Tracking coverage.
  • Setting the stage for in-person discussion.
  • Followup.

A great read, so check out The Right Conversation for details on each point.