Profession blogger

Bloggers write online articles on a wide range of subjects such as politics, fashion, economics and sports. They can relate objective facts, but often they also give their opinion on the related topic. Bloggers also interact with their readers via comments.

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Personality Type

  • Artistic / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • ICT software specifications

    The characteristics, use and operations of various software products such as computer programmes and application software.

  • Copyright legislation

    Legislation describing the protection of the rights of original authors over their work, and how others can use it.

  • Writing techniques

    The different techniques to write a story such as the descriptive, persuasive, first person and other techniques.

  • Social media management

    The planning, development, and implementation of strategies aimed at managing social media platforms, the publications, the social media management tools, and the image of organisations in them.

  • Online moderation techniques

    The strategies and methods used to interact online and moderate online users and groups.

Skills

  • Follow up online user requests

    Take feedback from online visitors and take actions that address their requests according to their specific needs.

  • Create online news content

    Create and upload news content for e.g. websites, blogs and social media.

  • Manage website

    Monitor online traffic, make estimations and improvements to one's website.

  • Evaluate writings in response to feedback

    Edit and adapt work in response to comments from peers and publishers.

  • Use specific writing techniques

    Use writing techniques depending on the type of media, the genre, and the story.

  • Stay up to date with social media

    Keep up with the trends and people on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

  • Follow the news

    Follow current events in politics, economics, social communities, cultural sectors, internationally, and in sports.

  • Manage online content

    Ensure the website content is up to date, organised, attractive and meets the target audience needs, the requirements of the company and international standards by checking the links, setting the publishing time framework and order.

  • Develop professional network

    Reach out to and meet up with people in a professional context. Find common ground and use your contacts for mutual benefit. Keep track of the people in your personal professional network and stay up to date on their activities.

  • Consult information sources

    Consult relevant information sources to find inspiration, to educate yourself on certain topics and to acquire background information.

  • Study topics

    Carry out effective research on relevant topics to be able to produce summary information appropriate to different audiences. The research may involve looking at books, journals, the internet, and/or verbal discussions with knowledgeable persons.

Optional knowledge and skills

apply desktop publishing techniques edit recorded sound document interviews report live online check correctness of information perform video editing manage writing administration write to a deadline develop online community plan perform image editing manage personal finances desktop publishing interview techniques edit digital moving images research website users apply grammar and spelling rules build contacts to maintain news flow social media marketing techniques interview people audio editing software edit photographs apply social media marketing grammar perform online data analysis spelling