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  1. page Blogging edited ... Blogging Tools There are a host of blogging tools to choose from. Take a look at some common …
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    Blogging Tools
    There are a host of blogging tools to choose from. Take a look at some common ones below:
    Wordpress
    Blogger
    Posterous
    There are many blogging tools available. Which tool is best depends on a number of factors not least the functionality and its cost.
    On the next few pages we look at a number of blogging tools, namely
    Wordpress (read
    Read more about how to use Wordpress on our wiki here)here.
    Blogger (readRead more about how to use Blogger on our wiki here)here.
    Posterous Read more about how to use Posterous here.
    Once you've set up an account you can start blogging. With most blogging platforms you can change out the theme of your blog. Some blogging platforms allow you to post your blog posts via email.
    Audience
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  2. page Blogging edited ... Timing - Some people blog everyday, others once a week. Most blogs will have the date listed w…
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    Timing - Some people blog everyday, others once a week. Most blogs will have the date listed when the post was made. On the "About" page of IWPLA we read - "Icon believes that “knowledge is power” if knowledge is shared in a timely, strategic and empowering way." That's important to know, if you want to keep readers coming back, it is good to have regular posts about current happenings.
    Comments - A blog is a great conversation tool in that as a blogger, you can allow visitors to your blog comment on your posts. There are issues with spamming and flaming that you will need to be aware of - stay tuned for more information about how to handle.)
    Blogging Tools
    There are a host of blogging
    tools to choose from. Take a look at some common ones below:
    Wordpress
    Blogger
    Posterous

    There are many blogging tools available. Which tool is best depends on a number of factors not least the functionality and its cost.
    On the next few pages we look at a number of blogging tools, namely
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  3. page Innovative Tech Solutions edited Innovative Tech Solutions AfriGadget is the best place to get started if you want to find example…
    Innovative Tech Solutions
    AfriGadget is the best place to get started if you want to find examples of African ingenuity. And if you have stories to report, check out The Grassroots Reporting Project. A project designed "to find, equip and train more AfriGadget reporters in the field throughout Africa".
    Watch a video with Kidist Zeleke a Singularity University fellow. She describes Fre3dom and the use of 3D printing to promote self-sustaining communities.

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  4. page Create edited ... Databases Creating for today often means using a data set - whether the data is crowdsourced,…
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    Databases
    Creating for today often means using a data set - whether the data is crowdsourced, gathered via a web form, or collected in a traditional survey. We will explore a variety of ways to create and share sets of data.
    Innovative**Innovative Tech Solutions
    AfriGadget is the best place
    Solutions**
    Read how people are using technology
    to get started if you wantcreate innovative solutions to find examples of African ingenuity. And if you have stories to report, check out The Grassroots Reporting Project. A project designed "to find, equip and train more AfriGadget reporters in the field throughout Africa".local problems.
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  6. page Share edited ... Videos (YouTube, Zoopy, View Naija, Vimeo ) Learn how to create a video interview using Skype…
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    Videos (YouTube, Zoopy, View Naija, Vimeo )
    Learn how to create a video interview using Skype with Amani Channel at My Urban Report
    PhotosPhoto sharing (Mokocharlie, Flickr)
    Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) use Flickr to share photos with their network.

    Crowdsourcing Data (Ushahidi)
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  7. page Create edited ... Games Gaming is not only popular entertainment, but is becoming a powerful learning tool. Rea…
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    Games
    Gaming is not only popular entertainment, but is becoming a powerful learning tool. Read more about Mark Kaigwa, a Kenyan writer who with a Nairobi-based Warner Bros initiative worked to create an action-packed computer game, “Pamoja Mtaani” (“Together in the ‘hood”), to teach young people in Africa about safe sex. See the video on YouTube .
    http://www.thedailymaverick.co.za/article/2010-10-26-kenyas-smart-solution-to-aids-awareness-game-on
    Online Business - Ida Horner of Ethnic Supplies uses a variety of tools to manage and promote her online business. Check out the interview with her to learn more about the tools she uses.
    Videos (YouTube, Zoopy, View Naija, Vimeo )
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  8. page Create edited ... Mobile Applications Games Gaming is not only popular entertainment, but is becoming a power…
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    Mobile Applications
    Games
    Gaming is not only popular entertainment, but is becoming a powerful learning tool. Read more about Mark Kaigwa, a Kenyan writer who with a Nairobi-based Warner Bros initiative worked to create an action-packed computer game, “Pamoja Mtaani” (“Together in the ‘hood”), to teach young people in Africa about safe sex. See the video on YouTube .
    http://www.thedailymaverick.co.za/article/2010-10-26-kenyas-smart-solution-to-aids-awareness-game-on

    Online Business - Ida Horner of Ethnic Supplies uses a variety of tools to manage and promote her online business. Check out the interview with her to learn more about the tools she uses.
    Videos (YouTube, Zoopy, View Naija, Vimeo )
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  9. page Create edited ... CREATE {create-3-kuyu.png} ... related media. And tech tools in general are powerful too…
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    related media. And tech tools in general are powerful tools to leverage when designing.
    Topics:
    Mobile Applications
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    Graphics (GimpInkscape Adobe Creative Suiteare a few tools but find more info here: graphic design tools)
    Read about the graphic design tools Lulu Kitololo uses. Or read our full interview with Lulu Kitololo about learn more about her start in design. Lulu is Founder of Afri-love and Creative Director of Asilia.
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    African Digital ArtArt.
    Or check out Kigali's signs and storefront designs on osmosisfutzing's blog for more inspiration.

    Databases
    Creating for today often means using a data set - whether the data is crowdsourced, gathered via a web form, or collected in a traditional survey. We will explore a variety of ways to create and share sets of data.
    Innovative Tech Solutions
    AfriGadget is the best place to get started if you want to find examples of African ingenuity. And if you have stories to report, check out The Grassroots Reporting Project. A project designed "to find, equip and train more AfriGadget reporters in the field throughout Africa".

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