Outside the Box Blogging :: Katie Orr {DC Episode 4}

Declare show

Summary: <br> What if blogging wasn’t just writing a journal online?<br> Do you feel like writing isn’t embracing all your God-given gifts?<br> Today’s podcast guest &amp; Declare speaker, Katie Orr, shares her blogging journey which includes a variety of online tasks and opportunities. From managing contributor sites to running social media for larger sites, Katie has worn many different hats around the blogosphere.<br> My hope is hearing her story will inspire you to think of ways God can use your gifts online– beyond writing posts.<br> <a href="http://declareconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/katieorrheadshot.jpg"></a><br> Connect with Katie:<br> <br> <a href="http://katieorr.me/" target="_blank">Blog</a> :: <a href="https://twitter.com/KatieOrr22" target="_blank">Twitter</a> :: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/katieorr22" target="_blank">Facebook</a> :: <a href="http://instagram.com/katieorr22" target="_blank">Instagram</a><br> <br> On this show we discuss the following topics:<br> <br> * Being a ship builder in the blogging world<br> * The challenge to share your writing without being overly self-promotional<br> * How to create and grow an online presence<br> * How conference attendance (face-to-face time) gets you out-of-the-box blogging experiences<br> * Putting in the time where God has you &amp; not comparing your journey to another bloggers’<br> <br> Show Notes:<br> <br> * <a title="do not depart" href="http://donotdepart.com/" target="_blank">Do Not Depart</a><br> * <a title="hellomornings" href="http://hellomornings.org" target="_blank">Hellomornings</a><br> * <a title="inspired to action" href="http://www.inspiredtoaction.com/" target="_blank">Inspired to Action</a><br> * <a title="flourish.me" href="http://www.flourish.me/" target="_blank">Flourish.me</a><br> * <a title="namb" href="http://www.namb.net/" target="_blank">North American Mission Board</a><br> * <a title="send 2013" href="http://sendconference.com/exp-tour" target="_blank">SEND North America Conference</a><br> * <a title="the nester" href="http://www.thenester.com/" target="_blank">The Nester</a><br> <br> Your Turn:<br> What outside the box blogging experience have you had or would you like to have? (please feel free to ask Katie any questions in the comments below)<br> **How to listen to the podcast**<br> 1. Listen on the blog. Go to <a title="declare conference" href="http://declareconference.com/" target="_blank">DeclareConference.com</a> and click the play button at the beginning of this post (on your computer. . .haven’t found this method to work on smartphones).<br> 2. Listen on your smartphone, iPad or iPod Touch – There are a lot of great podcasting apps. Apple has a <a title="podcast app" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podcasts/id525463029?mt=8" target="_blank">free one </a>in the app store, there is also one called <a title="downcast" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/downcast/id393858566?mt=8" target="_blank">Downcast.</a> It allows you to search for shows, subscribe to them and even speed up the audio.<br> 3. Subscribe to the Podcast – access the podcast in <a title="itunes declare conference" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-declare-conference/id867933809%20" target="_blank">iTunes (click here</a>). You can also search for it on your smartphone app (like the ones listed above) and subscribe.<br>