I mentioned in my post entitled “I’m back” that I will be giving a lecture on blogging this December. It went along as scheduled. I was given 45 minutes to speak about the topic “Blogging as a business option” this morning December 9, 2009 10 a.m. at the Southwestern University, Cebu City, AVR-3 Main building.
I was happy to be invited to lecture on the subject considering also that I am an alumnus of Southwestern University; I did not hesitate to respond positively to the invitation. Too bad I didn’t bring along somebody with me to take pictures of the event. ( I noticed somebody snapping pictures of the event, so if somebody could please email me the picture J) I wish that I have brought an audio recorder in order fulfillment that I could share what I discussed. Anyway I will be featuring the power point presentation instead at the end of the post.
Because of the shortness of time given I only gave an “Introduction” to the subject of blogging specifically on blogging as a business option. The lecture was divided into 4 parts. First I gave an introduction to blogging, secondly I talked about how bloggers make money. The third subject was on how traditional business can utilize blogging to their advantage. On the last part of the lecture I gave a very quick overview on setting up a blog. I only gave an introductory lecture because of the allotted time. Besides, to talk in depth about blogging will probably require a 2 or 3 day lecture.
The audience was mainly composed of students from college of computer sciences and the college of Engineering of Southwestern University. Although the audience was shy in asking questions, I am sure the introductory lecture fueled interest on the subject considering that there are only a few active bloggers in the country and that “blogging” is not an official subject in the college of computer studies or in any college for that matter. (Correct me if I am wrong on this)
I had a brief chitchat with one of the faculty members of Southwestern University college of Computer Science and I was asked to speak on the subject further one of these days. I look forward to that invitation. I’ve always considered myself as a “blogging” evangelist and I am happy to respond to invitations to speak about the subject for as long as my schedule allows me.
Just tonight I got an email from a student of Southwestern University thanking me for the lecture. Anyway if any of you whether you have attended the lecture or not has any questions about blogging I will be more than glad to answer them. If you wish to know more about making money online through blogging get our free ebook “Guerilla blogger’s strategy and tactics on making cash online.”
Here’s the power point presentation of the lecture.