When we saw the implications of Blogs in the business world then lets see what a CEO of Newsvine.com has said about it= Every individual company wants to be online through websites but to maintain the conversation b/w users and themselves blog is the best idea.Mike Davidson is founder and CEO of Newsvine.com and co-inventor of Scalable Inman Flash Replacement (sIFR). He is based in Seattle, Washington. In 1997, he received a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Advertising from the University of Washington. From 2000 to 2005, he worked as Manager of Media Product Development for The Walt Disney Internet Group.
blogging has various simple but effective reasons which ease our day to day workingNo age restriction – a 6 yr. child or a 16 yr. teenage or a 60 yr senior person like AmitabhBachhan can write blog.WhyTo Social networking. And u very well know – how social networking sites are doing these days.
What is a blog?<br />A web diary or journal<br />A log of links to other sites or pages<br />
A blog is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual known as blogger with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.<br />- Wikipedia<br />
A blog is really a conversation<br /><ul><li>It’s a 1 to many conversation
The conversation is recorded on the blog</li></li></ul><li>
The Blogosphere<br /><ul><li>Typical web sites allow 1 to many - one way conversations (publisher to reader)
Blogs allow 1 to many 2 way conversations (via commenting & trackback)
The blogosphere (a system or networks of blogs) allows many to many discussions -conversations distributed over many sites and services</li></li></ul><li>Some recent statistics<br /><ul><li>About 11% (50 million) of Internet users are regular blog readers.
Technorati is currently tracking 42.6 million blogs
Personal usages</li></li></ul><li>Nature of Blogs<br />Simple<br />Direct & interactive<br />Based on story telling<br />The Clue Train Manifesto<br />http://www.cluetrain.org/<br />A powerful global conversation<br />has begun. Through the Internet,<br />people are discovering and<br />inventing new ways to share<br />relevant knowledge with blinding<br />speed. As a direct result,<br />markets are getting smarter—<br />and getting smarter faster than<br />most companies.<br />...<br />These markets are<br />conversations.<br />
Blogging For Profit<br />High Revenue Bloggers – Top 10% in revenue<br />$ 19,000 avg. annual revenue<br />76% - male<br />42% - self employed<br />60% - professional<br />19% - corporate<br />* According to www.technorati.com<br />
You know, some of the good part of blog theory was that blogs would be like diaries that the world could read. <br />Gregg Edmund Easterbrook<br />American writer, <br />senior editor of The New Republic. <br />
Top 5 Indian Bloggers<br />Rank Name blog <br /> Digital Inspiration - labnol.org<br />IndianPad - indianpad.com <br /> Quick Online Tips - quickonlinetips.com<br /> Tech Buzz - tech-buzz.net<br /> Content Sutra - contentsutra.com<br />*According to the www.Alexa.com – Internet Information Website<br />
Top 5 Blogs Worldwide<br />Rank Name Blog<br />TechCrunch - techcrunch.com<br />Mashable - mashable.com<br />Engadget - engadget.com<br />Boingboing - boingboing.net<br />Googleblog - googleblog.blogspot.com<br />* According to the www.technorati.com<br />