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Survey Questions on Best Practices for Unitarian Universalist Blogging

The Best Practices for Unitarian Universalist (UU) Blogging report, published in August of 2008, features survey responses from leading bloggers who promote Unitarian Universalism.

We are eager to share insights and advice from additional Unitarian Universalist bloggers. If your blog focuses on and promotes Unitarian Universalism, please consider posting your own answers to the survey questions on your blog and then emailing pw_specialist @ with the URL of your completed survey. Links to completed surveys are listed on the Best Practices for UU Blogging page.

Survey Questions

  1. Why do you blog? What goals do you have for your blog?
  2. Who is your intended audience?
  3. Who owns your blog? Does it belong to you as individual or to your congregation or other organization?
  4. How frequently do you post?
  5. What is the tone of your blog?
  6. What steps do you take to make sure that your blog is a safe space, both for you and for other participants? Do you have a code of conduct?
  7. What kinds of boundaries do you observe around confidentiality?
  8. How do you respond to comments and email from readers?
  9. What are the most challenging aspects of blogging in your experience?
  10. What are the most rewarding aspects of blogging in your experience?
  11. What advice would you give to Unitarian Universalists who are new to blogging and want to get started?
  12. How do you evaluate the success of your blog? What have been your most successful blog posts or series?
  13. What do you wish you had done differently in your blogging?
  14. What other online tools do you use to promote your blog? (i.e. social networking sites, Twitter, social bookmarking tools, etc.)
  15. Do you use an Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feed? How many subscribers do you have?
  16. Do you track site traffic? How many unique visitors do you have per day (on average)?
  17. Do you find Unitarian Universalist Association resources helpful to you as a blogger? What additional resources could we provide to Unitarian Universalist bloggers?
  18. Please write any additional comments or suggestions.

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Last updated on Sunday, June 19, 2011.

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