Blogging 101 - Basics for Beginning Bloggers

blog\'bl├Ąg\\ n: a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer; also : the contents of such a site.

- blogger noun- blogging noun

What is a blog?

A blog is an online journal made up of multiple journal entries or posts. The posts are listed with themost recent entry appearing first. Posts invariably include a title, a date, and a time stamp. A blog also has an archive linking to past posts.

Comments are something that makes blogs unique and special. The blog owner may allow readers to publish comments under a post to agree, to disagree, to sympathize, or to share their own thoughts.

A blog is a place to express yourself to the world. It is a place to share your thoughts and your passions. It is a place to interact with others who share your ideas and experiences.

Who uses blogs?

Anybody can use a blog! Blogging originated from journalists and political commentators as an extension of their media. Today, free blogging services such as, MSN Spaces, LiveJournal, and WordPress have made blogging accessible to mainstream Internet users.

How do I start a blog?

Starting a blog is simple! Just choose a blog provider, create an account, and start writing. As you get more creative and comfortable blogging, you may choose to add different elements to you blog, such as pictures, video, and music playlists.

Are you ready to begin? Learn how to create your own blog now!

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