How To: A guide to using the Global Conversation

Posts on this thread will cover the basics of how to use this website most effectively, as well as addressing the technical challenges you might face.

Content will grow as we encounter and solve more problems — so your feedback from the user end is critical: please feel free to contact us with questions and feedback.

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  • The Editors | June 3rd, 2011
      Are you hiking, filming geography and nature, meeting local residents in a remote place, or any other kind of fieldwork abroad, then blogging about it on Global Conversation? If you are, then you will find our new application to blog easily...
  • The Editors | May 25th, 2011
    More tips for GC blogging ·       Remember to always share your stories on social networking sites like Facebook. It is also a great idea to post the URL of your profile or main blog on other sites you use, like Twitter...
  • The Editors | May 20th, 2011
    Here are a few samples of blogs / conversations on Global Conversation:     Best use of photography, great writing: Coloring Caracas  a blog by winter fellow Alexanda Ulmer (Brown '11) who explored how street grafitti reflects the...
  • The Editors | May 20th, 2011
      When students ask for basic tips – beyond blogging to describe your plans, your arrival in-country, and so forth – we provide the dozen tips for a topical blog below. (We do not endorse all of them – picking fights, for instance...) Blogging...
  • The Editors | May 20th, 2011
      Here's a quick guide to setting up a complete profile on Global Conversation and starting posting on the blog(s) you create  and the ones that already exist...   1.     Go to http://globalconversation.org 2....