“Sometimes I run out of blogging ideas. That’s when I go to the fabric store and find new material.”
“I was once asked to do a blog about atheist mathematicians. I couldn’t find any, because they all believe in higher powers.”*
QPP has been blogging weekly since the launch of our new website in 2013. Each week we publish a blog written by a staff or community member. The topics can be anything HIV related and cover a range of categories including advocacy, prevention, treatments and peer support.
The theme for this week’s blog is (you guessed it) blogging! More specifically, evaluating our blog. We want to hear from you to get some feedback to the content and also to furnish some ideas for future topics.
If this is your first time reading QPP’s blog-welcome! If you are not familiar with blogging here is the basic low-down:
A blog (or weblog) is a regularly updated page run by an individual or small group that is written in an informal or conversational style that is posted in chronological order.
We try to blog about a diverse range of topics. Sometimes our blogs unpack scientific research and sometimes they are educational or about personal experience.
We had a quick look back on our past blogs to see if a particular type or topic was more popular, but there did not appear to be a standout. The blogs which received the most likes and attention on facebook were all on different topics and included:
- HIV testing services for regional Queensland
- Just what is resilience and how to you find it?
- Preparing to prevent HIV
- Not in Bed! Challenging stigma by banning blame in the bedroom
So, we are asking for your opinion-What blogs have you liked? Are there topics that you would like to see covered? Which blog has been your favourite? Would you like to write or submit a blog?
We have compiled a short (we promise) survey that we would be grateful for you to complete.
We look forward to hearing from you!
*Apologies for the terrible blogging puns. I couldn’t help myself. Find more at: http://blog.hubspot.com/insiders/blogging-puns