Blogging is primarily used as a medium to dissipate thoughts and opinions, like an online diary, and are also able to communicate information.
Two elements that identify a blog:
- Reverse-chronological order
Types of Blogs
Personal – diary of an individual about generally their way of life, usually with specific no topic in particular. Not many bloggers have been able to get famous through this. It would be a good way to be updated with friends’ lives.
Corporate – aka, boss blog. It can be internal, or external, with the purpose to enhance communication with the community for marketing and, or public relations.
Interest – Site provides useful & updated content of a specific genre of interest, thus valuable.
A term coined with the combination of “advertisement” and “editorial”.