Image by Denis Collette...!!! via FlickrThere's a really good CNN article about blogging. It refers to a lot of research about blogging and bloggers. http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/14/living/blogging-career/index.html
Have you ever gotten a job through facebook? Apparently there are a lot of people that have. And a lot who have gotten a job through Linkedin. http://recruiting.jobvite.com/news/press-releases/pr/jobvite-social-recruiting-survey-2011.php
Ideas on how to start your own blog: http://www.howtostartablog.org/
Image via WikipediaBlogging to make money is a very difficult thing to do. It's kindof like practicing basketball for your shot in the NBA. Or at least that's what this article says. http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2009/04/21/8-reasons-why-you-wont-make-money-from-your-blog/
Blogging is a great way to get a job that's beyond your experience level. According to this article, you should blog about that you want to get into. This forces you to lear, and at the same time offers something for potential employers to look at that shows that you're talking about. http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2008/04/14/5-ways-to-get-a-job-way-above-your-experience/
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Blogs can other people interested in the same yourself, which may offer future job possibilities, referrals, etc. http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2007/06/24/blogging-supercharges-your-career-by-making-you-more-connected/
Image by Alaskan Dude via FlickrHow to write a good blog: http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2009/05/13/how-to-write-a-blog-post-people-love/
How to start a blog: http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2006/11/10/the-easiest-instructions-for-how-to-start-a-blog/
Other advice. Put in random scenery pictures that have nothing to do with the article. Because everybody loves those.
Also, if you would like to guest blog on my blog, let me know. I will post your pet peeves, opinions, advice, etc. I will attribute them entirely to you! You get some free views, and at the same time, my blog grows!!! Mwahaha!!!