Sleepyblogger Robyn Tippins questions whether live blogging at the sidelines of an event has much value (Liveblogging Of Any Value To Those Not There?)
I can identify with her sentiment that: “IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m wondering (aloud I suppose) if IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m the only one who finds the typical disjointed, rambling liveblogging posts are of any real value to offsite readers?”
Here’s my take:
It’s nothing to do with whether the blogging is live or not.
It has everything to do with your content and your presentation.
As an example, look at presenter Nicole Eggers on WebProNews.
Nicole Egger, WebProNews video news update presenter
Besides being very easy on the eyes, Nicole presents WebProNews updates throughout the day.
What makes readers continue to come back is the amount of useful information they get within the 2-4 minute video broadcasts.
No medium is perfect however, (more…)