By Halley Suitt Published Nov. 30, 2004 9:00 p.m.
As blogging has crept into the mainstream, the question's no more "what's a blog", but why or how do you blog? Halley Suitt, author of one of the most popular blogs, explains her own unique perspective.
About Halley Suitt |
Halley Suitt is the author of the blog Halley's Comment, where she wrote "How To Become An Alpha Male In 18 Easy Lessons." She is a Senior Editor and book reviewer at Worthwhile Magazine, as well as the creator of the weblog for the magazine. In 2004, she was honored by The Anita Borg Institute, as an "Online Diva" and spoke at The Tech Museum in San Jose, CA with co-divas from Google, Yahoo! and Cisco Systems. Ms. Suitt is the Writer-In-Residence for The National Center for Women and Information Technology. She hosts the web-based internet radio program "Memory Lane" on ITConversations. Halley has appeared on Oprah.
Halley began her career in software technical writing and translation (French to English), then held various positions in software sales and marketing. Most recently, she has been involved in event planning and audience development for technology and business conferences sponsored by Harvard Business School Publishing, TTI Vanguard and The Tom Peters Company.
She published a case study on employee bloggers in Harvard Business Review and a fictional short story in Penthouse Magazine. She's spoken at many industry conferences, including O'Reilly's Emerging Technology: Digital Democracy event, at Jupiter Research's Weblog Business Strategies conference on "Strategies and Tips For Business Blogging" and at Harvard Law School's BloggerCon conference, where she led a discussion about her case study, "A Blogger in Their Midst" from Harvard Business Review.
She attended Mount Holyoke College (BA cum laude English/French) and Columbia University (MFA Writing). She studied at Universite de Paris: Sorbonne. She lives in Boston, MA.