30 May 2008

Is Blogging For You?

Introduction To Blogs

This is could be the million-dollar question you need to ask yourself before venturing into the world of blogging. Thus, it will be a good idea to start by defining what a blog is. What the heck is a blog? In simple terms, it’s an online journal that is constantly updated with information pertaining to a particular subject matter, topic or theme. The periodic additions of information to a blog are called blog posts. So posting in a blog is simply the addition of information within a blog that is already active. There are different kinds of blogs, depending on their usage and purpose. In today’s dynamic world of business large firms are now finding it convenient to update their clients on new products and periodic promotions through blogs. There are different kinds of blogs, depending on their usage and purpose.

What Are Blogs Used For?

It’s common knowledge that we are living in the Information Age, where the world is slowly evolving into a Global Village. Since there is increased demand for quick, concise and precise information flow from all quarters, many firms are now finding it convenient to update their clients on new products and periodic promotions through blogs. Just by way of example, Amazon and EBay are some of the many companies which use this technology to promote their goods and services, as well as building harmonious relations with their client-base.

Blogs can also be personal, where you simply give your visitors personal view about anything regarding yourself – Yep. Inform the public about your interests, personal business ventures, share your photos, share details of your favorite pets, and the list is endless! Evidently, blogs are one of the most efficient modes of conveying information on real-time mode. This is the principal: You have to be ‘in love’ with blogging for you to harvest quality results in any undertaking you are involved in.

Can I go a little bit deeper? Think of it on these terms: You only spend time with someone you love, right? In other words, you will always find time to do something you love for example: engage in a favorite hobby, sport, or read a favorite magazine/ book. Now, dear friend, from my own experience, you have to love blogging if you are to thrive well and succeed as a blogger. It requires work and a lot of deliberate effort, needless to mention that you will have to put in quality time into it – unless you just want to pass time, but who has all the time in the world to waste? I believe you have taken time to read this article because you want to shape your destiny and future financially and leave a legacy behind you with some tangible evidence.

Once you have ascertained that you want to tread this exiting path of blogging, then you can go ahead and start your blog. Remember, you don't have to have any bucks to begin one. I will show you how you can begin a money-making blog now without a single penny.