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LiveJournal is an open source software project, with many uses limited only by the imagination. Use LiveJournal to start your own weblogging community, or just about any site with a community focus. You can use the features such as the support system and feedback technology, that comes bundled with LiveJournal, to run your own online business site.
LiveJournal has many intra-office uses as well, with its easy update and polling features. Use LiveJournal for:
Record what you're working on, or scribble notes for future reference.
Multiple members of a project team to record their work, post meeting minutes, and discuss ideas.
Recording status updates to projects or systems on a single page, while notifying interested users.
Brainstorming ideas or soliciting opinions with a group, in a persistent but non-intrusive medium.
Posting links to web content of interest to a particular group.
There are many benefits of using LiveJournal:
Enhances personal productivity by providing a convenient way to record notes in a searchable, web-accessible medium
Provides visibility between departments or geographically-separate offices
Encourages communication by making it easy to share thoughts and comments
Encourages people to get knowledge out of their heads and notebooks and into a visible, searchable, central location
Provides more powerful tools for creating and accessing content than are available for ad-hoc log-structured web pages