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Amrita Summer of Blogging Contest

Posted on: May 27, 2009

Amrita University at Amritapuri is hosting its first ever blogging contest this summer vacation! All Amritapuri campus students have the opportunity to earn some cool prizes and recognition by taking part in it.

These days blogging is turning out to be of major interest to employers as a strong indicator in resumes that sets you apart from others, as blogs showcases your original viewpoints, your technical knowledge & writing skills.

Visit this site to know more about the benefits of blogging – http://codebetter.com/blogs/jeremy.miller/archive/2008/01/25/should-i-blog.aspx.

To blag or not to blag ... That is the xkcd!

And also read about this young blogger Avinash Kaushik who made a lot of money after his blog was turned into a book! – http://www.kaushik.net/avinash/2008/05/benefits-of-blogging-a-practitioners-perspective.html

The details of the competition is given here at the official competition site – http://amritapuri.amrita.edu/summerofblogging/

Starting off is very simple – Just create a blog in wordpress.com,blogger.com and mail your college id and other details specified in the site above

There is no entry fees nor any last date for registration.

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