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Blogs

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The term "blog" is short for "weblog," which refers to an online journal. Blogs began as personal mini sites that people used to record their opinions, stories, and other writings as well as photos and videos. As the web has grown and changed, blogs have gained more recognition and merit. Nowadays, blogs can be for business, news, networking, and other professional means. There are still plenty of personal blogs out there, but overall blogs are being taken much more seriously.

Blogs versus Websites

Websites are generally made up of many pages linked together through a home page. They are divided into logical sections, and visitors can navigate through the site in a systematic manner. Blogs, on the other hand, are based on frequent and timely updates. Visitors often don't move through the blog past the main page, since subsequent pages become outdated quickly.

How Do Blogs Work?

Blogs consist of a series of posts made by one or more bloggers. The posts appear in reverse chronological order, with the most recent post at the top of the main page. All posts are archived, and are usually sorted into categories. Readers can browse these categories or page back through the blog to read older entries. Blogs can focus on a single topic or contain a wide range of themes and ideas.

   Some of the most common blogs focus on things like:
    • Small businesses and their products
    • Various aspects of parenting
    • Food and cooking
    • Celebrity sightings and gossip
    • Professional sports and specific teams
    • Product reviews
    • Career advice

"Now a days every company have their blogs and some other will have blogs for their business to become more popular, what ever the reason behind the making of blogs we make the blogs as they want!"