If you’re not part of the blogging revolution then you’re missing out on one of the easiest ways to get online. In fact, I don’t know of an easier way. You could have your blog online in five minutes. No need to wait around for a graphic artist to design your website. No need to learn HTML coding or hire someone to build a static website for you. In five easy minutes, you could be posting your first article on your blog as easily as you type an email or use Microsoft word
Before I put my money where my mouth is and show you how easy it is to get online, I’m going to take a few steps back and give you some definitions.
So what is a Blog anyway?
I get asked this question at least once a week. It’s a great question for beginning bloggers to ask. After all, anyone who wants to learn how to blog should understand what a blog is.
Wikipedia, my reference guide of choice, defines a blog as follows:
A blog is a website in which items are posted on a regular basis and displayed in reverse chronological order.
The term blog is a shortened form of weblog or web log. Authoring a blog, maintaining a blog or adding an article to an existing blog is called blogging. Individual articles on a blog are called blog posts, posts or entries.
A person who posts these entries is called a blogger. A blog comprises text, hypertext, images, and links (to other web pages and to video, audio and other files). Blogs use a conversational style of documentation.
Often blogs focus on a particular area of interest, such [...]