Why blog as an administrator? - Wrap-up

Last week I had a series of posts on the potential value of blogging by administrators. To facilitate easy dissemination to school leaders (hint, hint!), this four-page PDF document contains the text and hyperlinks from the weeklong series:

If you'd like to share the series with school administrators but would rather send them a URL, send them to this post. Here are links to all five posts:

  • Marketing and public relations
  • Community building and customer relations
  • Branding and creating evangelists
  • Thought leadership and advocacy
  • If you liked this series, please share freely and encourage others to do the same. Right now it is very hard to find administrators who are blogging, despite the advantages I articulated. Let's see if we can facilitate some other examples!

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