Every since this Between the Lines "BTL" blog launched in 2003 as a fun unofficial experiment for an Autodesk employee readers have been increasing in reading to the tune of more than 100,000 a week in RSS feeds alone. The readers are from all around the world and many appear to use translated links to read the blog in which posts of mine are primarily in English. This got me to thinking about another experience, how about volunteer translation from the reader community as guest authors.
I want to expand this blog's helpful tips and tricks and resources as well as fun further as well as provide local subject experts on Autodesk products like AutoCAD an outlet with a huge readership to post their own posts in a community blogging approach in many languages.
This blogs web browsers top languages and regions for the past 30 days is:
- United States
- United Kingdom
For example in addition to translating the posts I make to other language the guest author may make a post in Japanese and also publish if applicable for the English readers as well as other language readers.
I am still thinking this through but if you speak and write another language fluently such as
...and would like to be a guest author on this blog please Email Me and indicate your native language and how you can contribute to this effort to globally assist fellow Autodesk product users as well as have fun and recognition (and perhaps more) for your efforts.