With an estimation of over 100 million blogs on the internet, 70 million (WordPress) and 39million (Tumblr) it’s plain to see why ‘Blogging’ is included in one of Social Media’s ‘BIG 5’!
What’s in a Blog?
The word ‘blog’ is a combination of the two words ‘web’ and ‘log’, its an informational site published on the internet consisting of entries and posts. Since starting as a form of online journaling in the 1990’s, the act of Blogging has evolved into a full time profession, where bloggers showcase content from individuals who are specialists in their field.
Are you familiar with ‘hosted blogs’ and ‘self hosted blogs’? A hosted blog requires a 3rd party set up whereas a self hosted blog requires an independent set up. To start your blog, you’d need to choose a Blogging platform.