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h3. Interested in learning more about Blogs? Information regarding availability, benefits & key features, and cost may be found on the [Technology Website.|https://www.elon.edu/u/bft/technology/services/communication-collaboration/blogs/]





h3. Setting up a blog

To request a blog to be hosted on blogs.elon.edu, contact the Technology Service Desk at ext. 5200. They will meet with you to talk about blogging, help you set up your blog, and teach you the ins and outs of maintaining and using the blog.

Moodle also includes a simple blogging tool. However, it is has limited functions and is generally not recommended.

h3. Blogs for personal or student organization use


At this time, Elon does not offer personal blogs for faculty, staff, and students. If you are interested in having a personal blog or a blog for your student organization, there are third-party blogging services that make it easy to blog, including:
* [Blogger|http://www.blogger.com/](works with any Google account, including an Elon Google account)
** [Blogger help|http://support.google.com/blogger/?hl=en]
* [Wordpress.com|http://www.wordpress.com/](uses the same platform as blogs.elon.edu)
** [Wordpress.com help|http://en.support.wordpress.com/]
* [Tumblr|http://www.tumblr.com/]
** [Tumblr help|http://www.tumblr.com/help]


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