What Is A Blog? How do I Start a Blog?

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If you’re a regular visitor of my blog, you already know what a blog is. But some people I meet don’t know. I’m sure some of you faced a similar situation below.

For instance, when I take a photo in a restaurant, I am sometimes asked by the owner: are you a journalist?

Me: No, I’m a blogger.

Owner: What is a blogger?

Me: I write for my blog.

Owner: What is a blog?

Often, I take the word blog for granted that I don’t really bother to explain myself clearly. I found this video through Juned that explains what a blog is in plain English. Watch it.

If you want a more detailed description, read Darren Rowse What is a Blog?.

‘From ““Web log.” A blog is basically a journal that is available on the web. The activity of updating a blog is ““blogging” and someone who keeps a blog is a ““blogger.”

Let’s start blogging….

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Now that you know what a blog is, you might want to get updated with new entries using an RSS Feed reader. Here is a video to understand what an RSS Feed and how to subscribe to a reader.

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