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What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
What is a blog
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What is a blog

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Discover what is a blog and why you should create your own blog by reading this short presentation...

Discover what is a blog and why you should create your own blog by reading this short presentation...

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  • 1. WHAT IS A BLOGCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 2. I’m sure that by this time, you’ve heard or read about blogs, blogging, or even the blogosphere, and there are a number of ways I could answer this question ranging from the broad to the highly technical.CREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.comBLOG
  • 3. A blog is a discussion or informational web site published on the Internet and consisting of entries ("blog posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order ‐the most recent blog post appears first.BLOGCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 4. The term weblog was coined by Jorn Barger in December 1997.The short form, blog, was coined by Peter Merholz, who broke the word weblog into the phrase we blog on  his blog Peterme.com in 1999.BLOGCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 5. Blogs started out as simple text entries ‐ nothing more than an online diary.Now we see blogs that combine text, photos, audios, and videos.BLOGCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 6. A blogger is simply someone who maintains a blog.BLOGGERCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 7. Instead of recording their thoughts on a physical diary, bloggers posts their opinion on the Internet hoping that readers will take a look at what they have to say.BLOGGERCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 8. Blogging gives anybody and everybody ‐ writers, professionals, teenagers, housewives, dads, moms, etc., a chance to publish their thoughts for the rest of the world to see.BLOGGINGCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 9. The blogosphere is the collective term encompassing all blogs on the Internet.BLOGOSPHERECREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 10. Anything goes in the blogosphere, so it’s useful to think of blogs under 3 general categories ‐ Personal, Organizational, and BusinessBLOGOSPHERECREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 11. Personal BlogsThe majority of blogs are personal blogs chronicling the day‐to‐day lives of ordinary people like you and me.Personal blogs often focus on a theme the blogger is passionate about, such as family, sports, fashion, technology, or a particular hobby.1. PERSONAL BLOGSCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 12. You can blog about your dog, your fishing skills, your football club, the latest movie you watched ‐ literally anything you want.1. PERSONAL BLOGSCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 13. Organizational blogs are maintained by organizations as a means of communicating both to their members, and to the outside world.2. ORGANIZATIONAL BLOGSCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 14. Business blogs are made for the purpose of making a profit whether through advertising revenue, or through the sale and promotion of a product or service.3. BUSINESS BLOGSCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 15. A personal blog can also be considered a business blog when the person behind it is blogging for a living, or as part of his/her job.3. BUSINESS BLOGSCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 16. WHY SHOULD YOUCREATE YOUROWN BLOGCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 17. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection and you’re good to go.There are several free blogging services available on the Internet, and most of them are so easy to use that you can start blogging within minutes of signing up.1. EASY & FREECREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 18. Everyone wants to be heard. By posting your opinions and thoughts on the web you are potentially being heard by a global audience.Just knowing that your opinions are being heard is sometimes reward enough in itself.2. EXPRESS YOURSELFCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 19. You can blog for fun, but you can also make money while doing so.Blogs can help you earn money through several revenue streams ‐ and advertising is just one of these.3. MAKE MONEYCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 20. Blogs establish a sense of community by providing an open avenue for communication and encouraging interaction.Depending on your blog, community in this case can mean your family, your schoolmates, your fellow hobbyists, your customers, your target market ‐ whoever you’re talking to.4. KEEP IN TOUCHCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 21. If you already have a website, then you should add a blog to it by all means.Blogs can add a personal touch, help your visitors connect with what you have to say, and drive targeted traffic to your site.5. COMPLEMENT YOUR SITECREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 22. BLOGS ARE DEFINITELY MAKINGTHE WORLD SMALLER AND MORE INTIMATEBY MAKING IT EASIER FOR EVERYONETO HAVE A SAY AND BE HEARD.CREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 23. IN THE NEXT PRESENTATION I’LL BREAKTHINGS DOWN FURTHER BY DISCUSSING THEESSENTIAL PARTS OF A BLOGCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com
  • 24. THANKS FOR READINGalekstanojevic.com/work‐with‐alekCREATE YOUR FIRST BLOG WITH ALEKwww.AlekStanojevic.com

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