What is a Blog?
I am sure you must have heard about blog or weblog before, may be back in your college days, but have you ever wondered what is a blog and why people blog.
I would say, the sooner you understand what a blog is the sooner you may discover yourself.
Fortunately, I myself manage many blogs and I have also helped 1000+ people set up their blogs.
So before we get started with this let’s look at what the web say about blogs.
You can read what Wikipedia says about what is a blog?
I knew, that’s a very long article, but don’t worry just read ahead and you will everything about what a blog is and all the terms related to blogs.
Jokes apart, so what is a blog?
In very simple words, blogs are nothing but websites full of articles on different or same topics which you find over internet. Or maybe you call them a journal which is generally and most privately managed by an individual, who we call as a blogger.
These blogs or articles are regularly updated, could be once a week or biweekly, depends on the blogger, if he or she has new topics or content to share with their readers.
A single article is often very popularly referred to as blog post.
Different people have different passion and hence they write about different topics. Like I write about blogging and teach people how to start a blog.
In fact what you are reading now is a blog post.
Blog post could contain images, videos, important links to other sites to help and discover about more topics.
Definitions related to Blog.
Blog – an online article/journal available over internet.
Blogger – an individual who owns the blog is called a blogger. He keeps the blog alive by posting new blog posts, sharing his blogs and letting people know about his blogs.
Blogging – Basically the art of writing blogs, publishing, marketing the blogs is called blogging. It involves more than just writing.
So if you want to become a successful blogger, start your blog today and follow my guide, which will help you know everything, you wanted to know about blogging.
That’s a very good question. There could be many reasons why people blog and everybody on this earth does not write blogs to make money. You can actually read my article on why to start a blog?
- To share your ideas
- To become a better writer
- To become a part of community, forums and connect with likeminded people.
- To gain knowledge.
- To make money
- For fame and making them famous on internet, online presence.
- Some use this as a therapy and share everything that happens in their lives.
- Some people want to publish a book, but they never have time and are more than happy publishing blogs.
- Businesses use this as a tool to interact with their customers.
- The most important is that people want to socialize and there is no other beautiful thing other than blogging
Now it’s your turn
So I hope, by now you understand what is a blog? If you are still in confusion, just use my contact form and give me a shout, I will be more than happy to explain this again.
So don’t think more about this, just get started and here is your guide.