National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week Conference Presentation


Handout for Blogging About Your Illness

By Sherrillynn Johnson, author of

The Invisible Chronic Illness Expericnce” Blog

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. EST

Chatroom website address: http://www.restministries.org/pro-chat.htm

The following are the resources I have used in putting my presentation together:


'Sick Blogs' Help Afflicted Share News, Seek Comfort

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/06/14/MNGUAJ9MLM150.DTL


WeB LOG Usability: Top 10 Design Mistakes

http://www.useit.com/alertbox/weblogs.html


Female Bloggers Face Threats: What Can Be Done?

http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=3107139


Blogging From Your Sickbed

http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB111516490949023959-Ihjf4NplaN4nJumaIKGbKmJm4.html



WHERE TO PARK YOUR BLOG (All free)


Blogger

http://www.blogger.com


WordPress

http://wordpress.com/



BUILD CREDIBILITY


Get the Healthcare Blogger Code of Ethics

http://medbloggercode.com/



TRACK YOUR BLOG


StatCounter, for free.

http://www.statcounter.com/



WHEN YOU GET TO THE POINT OF DIRECTING TRAFFIC TO YOUR SITE


The Community for Women Who Blog

http://blogher.org/using-this-site

List your blog here so it will appear in the BlogHer Directory.


Bloghers - Living, Coping, and Blogging with Chronic Illness

http://blogher.org/node/19718

A variety of blogs about illness, by women.


BlogsByWomen

http://www.blogsbywomen.org/#http://www.blogsbywomen.org/



BOOKS


At the Will of the Body: Reflections on Illness by Arthur W. Frank


The Wounded Storyteller: Body, Illness, and Ethics by Arthur W. Frank

Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing by by Cheryl Mattingly (Editor), Linda C. Garro (Editor)



http://theiciexperience.blogspot.com


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