In the day and age of nearly anything on the Internet being found with a few minutes of search time through Google, corporations are more concerned with their online images than ever, which can be bad news for bloggers who’s posts might reflect badly on that image.
One of the first bits of advice most experienced bloggers will give you is to not post anything in a blog or web forum that you wouldn’t want posted on the front page of the New York Times.
In light of this, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has an article up entitled “How to Blog Safely (About Work or Anything Else)“.
In recent years there have been a number of incidents of employees being fired for entries posted in their blogs, such as the Delta Airlines flight attendant or the staff assistant for a Senator.
The EFF article is a good read for those involved with blogging, be it on their own website or through a service like LiveJournal.