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Blogging offers a great way of telling the story of your project activity, showcasing your digital record as you create it (film, audio, or photography), and updating readers or your latest news and activities. Blogging is the digital age’s version of a diary, so what better way of documenting your heritage project?

Find out how to start your own blog by reading our online guides.

Minimum requirements for your digital record

A blog that is updated at least monthly detailing project activity

You can use any free blogging tool like Wordpress, Blogger or Tumblr.

Don’t forget that you will also need to submit a short written account of your project detailing what you did and what you achieved.

Some inspiration

These are two examples of blogs written by volunteers each working to restore the object of their particular interest. The Project Miller blog - http://www.projectmiller.org.uk/ describes progress in words, pictures and videos of the team rebuilding and restoring the prototype High Speed Train. On the Victoria Baths - http://www.victoriabaths.org.uk/blog/ blog is a record of the work towards re-opening the historic Victoria Baths in Manchester.