You may have heard the term blog, blogger and blogging multiple times and it seems that you are serious about them. This page is worth reading and informative for the people who are new to the blogging world.
Blogging is a very powerful medium to communicate with the whole world. It is a totally different thing that will make you feel awesome. There are millions of people round the globe who do it for passion and millions others who do it for money.
What is a blog?This is the first question that every beginner searches for. You may be curious about these terms so let’s come straight to the point and discuss what it is.
A blog is an abbreviation used for the term weblog. It is generally used to classify a group of websites which share information about a specific topic on a regular interval. Blogs have some general features like blog posts, comments, link to other resources of websites.
You can also watch this video illustration to have a clear idea of what is blog and all other stuff associated with it.
Who is a blogger?
Blogs may be on any specific topic or multi-topic written by a single person or a group of people working together. Every single person associated with any blog is called blogger.
Although no qualification is required for being a blogger but a subject of your expertise/interest will help you to become a good blogger.
What is blogging?
Blogging is the skill that you need to run your own blog. Blogging skills include search engine optimisation (SEO), social media marketing, writing quality posts, Designing of blog and some basic knowledge of programming languages like html and css.
You need to have all these skills to become a good blogger. You need to write quality content as well as you have to promote your content to it’s audience. so, you need to have social media marketing skills too.
search engine optimisation also plays a major in bringing audience for your content so you need to learn every aspect of it. You need to optimize your blog according to the guidelines set by search engines. for this you also need to have some basic programming knowledge.
On which topics a blog can be written?
Blogs can be written on any topic depending on the interest of blog author. Actually writing a blogpost in the area of one’s personal interest helps him to tackle the problem of quality content.
let us suppose you have interest in the feild of photography you can start a photography blog. You problem of quality content will be solved because you are working in feild you love to work. people will love to hear you, and they will come again and again.
Generally blogs are made on political topics, personal views on things happening around us. Many bloggers do this for passion and write according to their interest these type of bloggers cover many unusual topics like flower blogs, decoration, cars, bikes, etc…
Is investment required for creating a blog?
The answer to this question is directly associated with your motive i.e either you are doing it just for fun or are you really serious about it and want to earn some money out of it.
If you are doing just for fun or to share your views with the world the you don’t need to invest any money. You can select any free blogging platform and sign up for a free account with them. There are many free blogging platforms but the best out of them are blogger and wordpress.
On the other hand if you are serious about blogging and want to make some money out of it then you go for a paid blogging. In this case you will have full control over your blog. You need to buy your own domain and hosting.
We will discuss the requirments for a blog in the next post in detail.