Saturday, 16 September 2017

Detailed Explanation of What Blogging is All About

*What Is A Blog? A Detailed Explanation of What Blogging Is About*

*What Is A Blog?*

A Blog has numerous definitions. People define a Blog based on the purpose it serves them.

To some, a Blog is a journal: it is their online diary. They use it to keep record of their day-to-day activities.

Such people also use it to keep their relatives, friends, and anyone else that have interest abreast of the happenings in their life: their daily routine, work, relationship, escapades, vacation and so on.

Some people use their Blog to teach people what they know; their expertise, what they do to get the astonishing results they get, how they overcame a bitter experience, how they recovered from an illness etc.

Some people employ a Blog to make their brand more visible and credible; to reach out to potential customers/clients, connect/interact with their customers, inform them about their [new] products/services, new/on going development about their brand to mention but a few.

This helps them get more customer/client converts, generate more leads/sales, increase their income among other benefits.

Some other people use a Blog to share information, broadcast NEWS, updates, tell stories, notify people of the latest events, gossip about the happenings in the life of celebrities and the rest of that.

A teeming number of people just use their Blog to pass time and there are some majority who have a Blog they don't know why they have.

Now can You see there are many faces to a Blog?

But note that, whatever You use your Blog to do; if You are strategic about it, You can make impact [add value to people's lives, provide solution to people's problem among others] and as well make — money !

Hear the following people's account of what a Blog is:

"a Blog is a channel where You share your thoughts.

Think of it as a public journal, diary, or even book. You can share personal thoughts, quick updates, or even educate others on what You learned."
— Neil Patel

"a Blog is whatever You make it !

This can be a personal journal to share stories about life, food, travels, and other adventures with your close friends and family. Or it can be a booming website with the community and design of the NY Times. It's up to You."
— Greg Narayan

"a Blog is a magnet that attracts your potential customers if You write high quality relevant contents.

Once You have relevant traffic; You can then start working on conversion of this traffic.

A Blog is also a good reason to learn more about your industry.

As You are always looking for new angles to write about; You read more, and when You are  writing; You research more about the topic. So it's a fantastic education tool.

Finally, it is a great tool for networking. To be really successful with Blogging; You need to build relationships with a lot of people so You need to network."
— Ian Cleary

"Blogs are the new resume, the new business card, the new marketing brochure or advertising billboard and they're quickly becoming a source of excellent income for many."
— Amy Lynn Andrews

"a Blog is whatever You want it to be or whatever You make it be. It is all about You, your dreams and your aspirations.

It is a very flexible content publishing platform that allows You to showcase your passion, your knowledge, your experience and skills, and find an audience that is looking for someone like You to help them out, inform them, educate them, and/or entertain them."
— Marko Saric

*What Makes A Blog A Blog?*

As ambiguous as a Blog can be, there are certain features that makes a Blog, hence the name.

They include but not limited to:

1. It's presence on the web, hence the name weblog.
2. It can be updated.
3. It has categories of posts.
4. It has a number of relevant pages like the about page, contact page etc.
5. The Blog posts are usually in a reverse chronological order i.e., the latest appears first.
6. It gives room for the visitor to communicate through the comment section — usually attached to each individual post....

*Why Do People Blog?*

People Blog for a number of reasons. The popular ones include:

¶ To pass time
¶ To make money
¶ To express themselves
¶ To share their knowledge
¶ To promote themselves/their brand
¶ To network/connect with like minds etc.

*Who Can Blog?*

So have You been wondering who are these special, fearless, daring people who start/run a Blog?

The simple answer is, they are people like You. They only have a MESSAGE, an AUDIENCE that wants to hear their message and a WILLINGNESS. QED.

*How Do I Start A Blog?*

The prerequisites are:
> A message: what You want to Blog about
> An audience: your message's recipients
> PC/Mobile phone
> Internet access

To start your Blog: You can either hire a professional or DIY in the following steps:

1. Choose a Blogging platform, a Domain name and an Hosting option
2. Design your Blog using a simple Theme
3. Modify your Blog to the taste that suits You
4. Choose the best Plugins to run your Blog
5. Start to write contents that your readers want to read.

It's as simple as that !

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Is there any aspect in starting/running your Blog that You are struggling with?

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