| So what is blogging anyway, is it like snow boarding…
So you want to blog and blog some more…
Sure that’s cool, blogging really is all about telling a story, about life, love, the great mysteries of the universe and more….
You have spent time learning how to use wordpress or develop a website, you have taken the time to do the research, and create unique and value oriented content.
You want to earn an income, revenue stream…
Did you know that your business can provide information about your services and products 24 hours a day, and all without having to pay any employment, taxes, sure why not, in fact, only about 17 percent of business companies have a website at all.
What is a blog and how can you make it work for your business?
There are a lot of different things that go into a good blog and design is just one aspect of many.
A blog is basically an online journal where you can digitally put down your thoughts, ideas, opinions and just about anything that you want people to read, however you should keep in mind that never write anything you dont want you mother or close family members to read…
Blogs come in different styles, formats, and settings, depending on the preference of the user. Many blogging sites, offer built in features such as hyperlink, straight texts, pictures etc. Some blogging sites, even allow you to put video and mp3′s on your blogs.
Instead of writing text, some blogger’s choose to make their blogs more audio friendly, by using audio.
This is called audio blogging or pod casting.
Most blogs have these features:
One of the advantages of blogging, is that it is made of only a few templates. Unlike, other websites that is made up of numerous individual pages. This make it easier for blog users to create new pages, because it already has a fix setting that include: slots for title, body of the post, category, etc.
This is especially useful for first time users, since they can start blogging right away. They can chose from a number of templates that blogging websites provide.
Anyone who wants to start a blog can do so by becoming a member of a blogging website of their choice.
Once they’ve become members, they automatically become a part of that particular blogging community.
They can browse through other bloggers pages, and link them back to their own blogs. They can also make comments on other members’ blogs.
Blogging is not just limited to personal usage. There are a lot of blogs that follow a theme such as: sports, politics, philosophy, social commentary, etc. These blogs espouse on their specific themes. This way blogging becomes a medium in which people can share their knowledge and opinions about a variety of themes and topics.
Some bloggers even use their blogs as a means to advertise. Some authors advertise their books on their blogs. While other bloggers, use their blogs to shed light to currents issues, events, news and catastrophes.
Nowadays in education, blogs also play an important part. Professors use blogging to document the lessons that they have discussed and taught. This way, students who who have missed classes, can easily catch up with their assignments.
A lot of entrepreneurs benefit from blogging by promoting their businesses on their blogs, with millions and millions of people logging onto the net everyday, blogging has become a lucrative move. Some bloggers who run online businesses promote their merchandise online. While others profit through advertisement.
But by far, the most popular blog type is the one that takes the form of a personal journal. This is the kind that is usually used by first time bloggers. Individuals who want to document the daily struggle of their everyday lives, poems, rants, opinions, find that blogging offers them a medium in which to express themselves.
Bloggers usually communicate within themselves. This is one of the appeals of blogging. It creates a community of people sharing their ideas, thoughts, and comments with each other.
Blogs varying in topics, themes, and set-ups, can be found in blog directories. First time users who want to get an idea of what the blogging world is all about can browse through a number of blogs using these directories. This way they’d get an idea of what these blogging communities are like.
Blogging is popular all over the world. Blog is short for the term weblog. There are no rules when it comes to blogging. Bloggers have the freedom to express themselves how ever way they want, and the best thing about blogging, is that most blogging sites are free.
There are numerous blogging websites to choose from in the net. This give first time users the option of joining a blogging community that appeals to their interests.
Just search any blogging directory and you can get a listing of a lot of blogging sites that are available on the net.
It is realy easy to search a blogging directory, because it is organized according to category.
So in this way you would get exactly what you need.
Blogging is really for everyone.
It is fun, simple and easy.
However, if you want to get serious then you need to get yourself a webhost, a domain name, so you can have your own website, why make someone elses website popular when you can make your own website popular.