Read/Write Web reports that AccuQuote, Cisco Systems, The Coca-Cola Company, Dell, Gemstar-TV Guide, General Motors, Kaiser Permanente, Microsoft, Nokia, SAP, and Wells Fargo have come together to form the Blog Council (dot org), an organization to help corporations learn to blog.
The purpose behind the organization:
The Blog Council’s mission is to help corporate blogging efforts become more successful.
Up to now, there hasn’t been a community solely dedicated to serving the needs of corporate blogging. The Blog Council is here to help create:
1. Best Practices: Promoting corporate blogging excellence through best practices, standards, and training.
2. Community: Providing networking and partnering opportunities for leaders of the corporate blogging movement.
3. ROI: Developing metrics programs that help deliver measurable ROI from blog activities.
4. Advocacy: Blog Council has a united voice to provide the corporate perspective in the blogosphere.