FAQ - (Frequently Asked Questions) - Blogs
Share your thoughts and ideas with the world. Blog publishing makes it easy to post text, photos and videos using a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing tools with a focus on aesthetics, Web standards, and usability. Features include instant publishing with no rebuilding, comment spam protection, great themes, integrated blogrolling features, password-protected posts, custom fields, multiple authors, comment registration, post to future, post by e-mail and much more.
What is a Blog?
A blog is a frequently updated Web page incorporating unique personal commentary with relevant Web links. The term is derived from the contraction of web log or weblog. Each blog entry is characteristically concise and to the point, frequently with a link pointing to a lengthier, extended entry.
How are Blogs Used?
Initially, blogs were used as something like an online journal. They included topics and links the author had found interesting that day as well as life stories.
Businesses began adopting blogs as they became more and more popular. The news media was notably the first industry to embrace blogs as their reporters and journalists would post articles for the benefit of readers subscribing to timely news feeds. Since then, blogs are used for a variety of purposes.
- Personal journals
- News feeds
- New information on a topic or subject
- Hourly, daily, weekly updates of sites
- Product updates & reviews
- Special occasions & events
- Practically anything else you can think of
What do I need to set up a blog?
Since blogs are basically Web pages, all you really need to set up a blog is a computer, web hosting space with blog publishing software on a server.