What is Blogging and Blog?
Sharing your ideas, information, innovations, daily updates and other stuff on the web is called Blogging. The discussion platform where these ideas, information, innovations, daily updates and other stuff publish is known as a Blog. Short for Web Log.
Personal Blog: A personal blog is generally run by an individual which is about himself like his personal diary.
Multimedia Blog: Posting short videos, pictures, text, links and other media include in multimedia blogging. The media shared in this type of blogging are about Celebrities, Politian’s, Social updates, Interviews, Lectures, Book release or tour schedules etc. It is also known as Microblogging.
Company or Organizational Blog: Companies or Organizations use blog to promote their products and get reviews about the products and services that they provides, to publish new policies or terms to customers, to publish news or new stuff of their organization.
Products Blog: Product blogs contain information, specifications, features or details about a product which helps people to know about the product before buying.
Event Blog: Now a day’s event blogging is very popular. Event Blogging means create a blog on an event which is coming in the future and write about it in the blog. For example a new movie will come so you can create blog on it and publish its updates.
Some Blogging Platforms
Blogger service is developed in Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003, now it’s powered and hosted by Google. They use a subdomain of “blogspot.com”. The official website of blogger is “www.blogger.com”. Every user contains up to 100 blogs per Google E-mail.
WordPress is a free and most popular blogging platform which is developed by WordPress Foundation. It was released in May 27, 2003.It gives more functionalities than other blogging websites.
Tumblr blog platform founded by David Karp in 2007 and owned by Yahoo Inc. Tumblr is generally used for Microblogging and Social networking service.