The Rise Of Blogging

Blogging is the process of writing and maintaining an interactive web presence that also allows visitors to respond with posts, comments and messages. The term blog came from the shortened version of the term “web log”,  and these have risen in popularity over the past 15 years, covering an infinite variety of subjects, topics and interests.

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Blogging for Fun or Profit

The popularity of blogs continues to rise. Not just the perfect venue for expressing one’s opinions, blogs are now providing highly relevant, timely and useful information to specifically targeted audiences. With regular updating blogs can keep pace with the world at large and because of this they are a highly effective means of promoting a business, products or ideas. They make a powerful marketing tool.

Starting a Blog

You have to start with a blog if you want to blog right? The first step is really to determine exactly what subject matter you are going to focus on. You need to start with a solid idea, and attempt to be as specific in detail as possible. You might be interested in something that is niche such as coin collecting.

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How to Get Other People to Read Your Blog

Have you been writing a blog for sometime now but can’t seem to get anyone to read it? Its a problem most every blogger can relate to. 

There are millions of readers online but sadly there are millions more blogs or so it seems! Writing is not enough. How do you get found and how can you get other people to read your blog?

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Advantages Of Blogging

Everyone loves blogs. Some see blogs as taking over. Where once static websites were the way to go, more and more web developers are using blogging platforms and CMS to get the job done.

And there are good reasons this. Blogs certainly have some distinct advantages over a static website.

What are the Advantages of Blogs?

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How Can I Start Blogging?

Blogging is big. Whether it is for your own benefit, to build a community or for profit, blogging can be a great outlet for your area of interest.

For those interested in finding the perfect avenue for expressing themselves launching a blog is also one of the best ways to get yourself heard.

A blog can best be described as an online, ordered and interactive diary, but blogging is often much more than this. Blogging is powerful. Blogging has the ability to reach and impact thousands of people. With blogging you are able to reach more people than ever before, with powerful messages that are aimed at a specific target audience.

So how do you start? Setting up a blog is straight forward and really quiet simple.

Start with blogging sites like WordPress or Blogger. There you have literally hundreds of free templates available that can be used after a simple registration process.

After the setup of the blog template it’s a simple matter of regular content updates. For the average user these updates are as simple as cut and paste from your Word processing software, or you can write the blog straight into your content management system.

How do you manage content? It has never been simpler.

Once you have decided on a topic then simply write the copy (the length is entirely up to you, some blog entries are only a line or two) into the blog.

Once this has been done you add to your content by inserting images or even video. This process is also extremely simple.

Although the images may be what is called “creative commons” images some care still needs to be taken to ensure that they are completely free for use. In most cases you can use content if you take care to attribute where they come from. The website that you source the graphic contents from will usually have guidelines as to how you can use the content.

What next? Blog management systems will usually allow you to assign content to categories and insert tags which helps organize your content for others to locate the content that they are particularly interested in. Once you’ve added these elements you are ready to publish.

Once you have published your blog posts, you can share your content across your other social network sites, for others to find it. Repeat the cycle and soon your following will build as others enjoy your writing. Good luck!