“…the first journalistic model that actually harnesses rather than merely exploits the true democratic nature of the web. It’s a new medium finally finding a unique voice.”
Introduction:A blog is a kind of hybrid diary or journal that a blogger maintains to keep his/her audience updated about what is up in a person’s life or what is happening on the Web.
The blog enables you to share your thoughts, your understandings, your experiences and your knowledge with hundreds or thousands of readers. You can promote yourself, your story, your business or your cause and you may even earn a full time living from your blog.
Variations of the term blog:
Blogging: The act of writing a post for a blog
Blogger: A person who writes content for a blog
Blogosphere: The online community of blogs and bloggers
Evolution Of Blogs:
In the beginning, blogs were known mainly for people to write about their daily activities; their day-to-day or mundane tasks. By the time these bloggers gained a following and the hobby of blogging was born and now it has evolved from writing about our personal life to a major platform to express your views on almost everything. Be it politics, the universe, Science, education, media or any sort of entertainment.
Today, Blogs can provide hair tips, up-to-date news, technical information, celebrity scandal, political rumor, gets people involved in volunteering, advice on investments as well as there being blogs about niche topics like cooking, health, gardening, sport, blogging blogs and of course many personal blogs and quite a few strange blogs.
Who Are Bloggers?
The question that arises here is who are these fearless people who post about their lives in as public a forum as the Internet?
To answer your concern, they are people just like you. Once you have started to blog it becomes kind of an addiction. You will start loving it and once you know you are all into it. From talking about what is happening in your life to what is happening in the world around you. From what makes you happy about life to what annoys you the most. From your hobbies to your passions, your interest your knowledge.
A blogger is not scared to open up in public and in return, that person gets some worthy rewards too. If you can find your way onto the Internet and follow some basic instructions you can have your own blog. It’s just that easy.
Why Do People Blog?
The answer is quite simple and straight and it actually lies in the fact that every person has a voice and desires their voice to be appreciated, understood or at least heard. Through the internet, bloggers have the opportunity to reach hundreds or even thousands of people each and every day and express their opinion and in return getting the response.
Are you too thinking to start a blog? Why waste your time? Do it now!! It is simple, it is easy. Even if you're doing a job, blog parallel in your free time. If you're a student, take some time out of your studies to blog about what you're interested in. If you are an old man and so bored and tired of everything, start writing about your experiences, achievements, and failures and let people learn from it. In short, who so ever you are and what so ever is your age if you feel like blogging, start doing it.
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