The origin of blog dates back to 1994, when Swarthmore College student Justin Hall created the first blog, however, it wasn’t a blog that we see today.
In those early days blogs (a shortened version of “weblog”) was just a personal diary or Online Journal. and in 1997 the term was coined “web blog” Jorn Barger.
And the short form “blog” was coined by Peter Merholz, who broke this word from “web blog” to “blog”.
What exactly a Blog is (Definition of Blog)
A blog is a discussion or informational website consisting of words, images or videos to explain a particular subject or topic through various posts, and these posts are arranged in reverse chronological order, so that the lastest post appears first, at the top.
For Example – I run a blog startuptadka.com, in which we mostly focus on helping bloggers to find best tools and services for their blog, or to help them to grow their blogs.
So this is the main topic of our blog, and we write posts revolving this subject of our blog, and these are some of the posts that we have written to help bloggers.
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What is Blogging?
Blogging is just a way to share your information, experience or to maintain your personal dairy Online, and to add new content or to update your blog on a regular basis.
In simple words a process of maintaining a blog is called blogging.
Difference between a Blog and a Website?
There is not much difference between a Blog and a website, but ideally, a website provides services or sale products and a blog is just a discussion and informational website.
Even a lot of Websites have their blogs because according to research by Demand Metrics on average, companies with blogs produce 67% more leads per month than companies without blogs.
And even some blogs provide services or sale products to the audience of their blog, to make money or to help their audience.