In this fast growing world, technology has kept the most part of the world online. Earlier the time was when you read news written on piece of paper and wait for it to arrive at your house door. Now you are getting all the news updates on the go, no need to wait for getting it published in the next morning newspaper. However technology has revolutionized the concept of publishing so much, that now you can simply publish your article within seconds of clicking a button.
Evolution of Blog & Blogging
The word “Blog” was not even understood in the time of 1980s. Many networking websites have given power to raise the concept of blogging. The word “Blog” was rooted from the word “Web-Blog”, which is shorted to blogging in order to make things simple.
Blogging has taken birth in 1990s and was introduced by Internet Giant “Google”. Google initiated the revolution of blogging by launching its blogging platform named as “Blogger.com”. The word ‘Blog’ was introduced by Peter Merholz in 1999 and is therefore, a shorter version of the word “Web-Blog”. Previously the blogs were written in the form of personal diaries, to record their daily life happenings.
Scope Of Blogging
However, the face of blogging is totally changed to a very broad conceptual face, which cannot be identified from any side. People who run blogs are now entertain a large seat of audience. Even Readers can follow their favorite blogs and get all the updates directly to their inbox.
You can find all types of blogs whether it is blog of politics, Bollywood, celebrities, technology, food etc etc. Free blogging websites such as WordPress and blogger are an inexpensive way for blogging to post their updates and reach to a huge audience.
The most attractive thing is that not all people are interested in writing content, but they are fond of reading. So they tend to regularly follow their favorite blogs and make comments on them.
Corporate Sector in Blogging
The corporate sector is also taking part in blogs to market their products, services and ventures. Their blogs are just like forums where they can interact and attract a huge market of their targeted audience. Blogging and blogs are proved as the best way to do marketing and socializing the products.
Today almost any individual can initiate blogging with even investing a single penny and without any computer knowledge. Just hit the publish button and your article will go live over the internet. Free blogging platforms offer huge package of features like adding themes, gadgets, new fonts and much more. You can easily embed images and videos to your article to make it more attractive and appealing.
Role Of Social Network in Blogging
The spice of social networking websites like Facebook, orkut etc has added a new taste to blogging. It has become very easy to make your blog getting exposure at huge audience. Facebook has collected over 500 million users. What are you thinking? Yes Facebook is having huge stage audience, VERY HUGE!!!
Money From Blogging
Blogging world is not restricted to these features only; you can make money through your blog too. All you have to do is to place ads besides your articles and collect money in your pocket.
My View About Blogging
The world of blogging would not only make you tempted to use it but also make you addicted to it. Your blog reflects who you are, your personality and your preferences. Even while blogging it has changed my life too, sometimes I wonder how internet (web) is spreading at such a fast rate.
Your Views Please
How blogging has changed your life? Do share your experiences with us. I would love to hear your experiences.