The last issue of the Irish Medical Times from February 2006 publishes a short article by yours truly on blogging. You can access it here for a limited period.
An 800 word limit can really focus you on what you are trying to convey – taking account of current knowledge and the potential audience. I kept it purely to the concepts, mechanics and tools rather than using examples of bloggers themselves and what they are doing; even then, it leaves out things like tagging and feeds which most bloggers
would should regard as essential.
This was purposely done – my guess being that there are probably enough articles in the print media (which is this publications prime medium) via weekend supplement type magazines and sections.
On the other hand, you see little around the topics which I talked about…your “3 minute guide to blogging” if you will…
Update : Full article can be found here.