Saturday, February 04, 2006

What is a blog?

What is a blog?

  • A blog is essentially a website, with a few features to set it apart. A blog lets people write content easily, and have it shared easily. Blogs make writing to the web easy, because the traditional content management system of a website, usually known only to webmasters, is replaced by a system as easy to understand as email.
  • Blogs are not simply online diaries or journals, althoughmany such exist. While there are many people blogging to simply speakwith friends or family, thousands of businesses have started blogging,mainstream media is blogging, and experts from all areas are sharingtheir knowledge online.

What is a blogger?

  • A blogger is someone who writes on a blog. The diversityofbloggers is tremendous. Some are hobbyists, some are journalers, othersare the leading analysts and thought-leaders in their fields. Onething that connects all bloggers: they love what they do and love towrite about it.

What is the blogosphere?

  • The blogosphere is the word used to describe the world ofblogs - the blogosphere represents all blogs on the internet, and morespecifically the community of bloggers working, interacting, andwriting together.

This is a brief introduction to blogging and related material. You can read more about it here.

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