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Blog

A website to which a person or persons may regularly post journal entries or commentaries. A blog may be a personal diary, a collaboration concentrating on a theme or nearly anything in between. Most blogs allow readers to comment on each entry. Some blogs attract large followings and are monetized through advertisements and in other ways. As of 2007, there were more than 100 million blogs worldwide.
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The awards have given me more confidence in my writing and have added weight to my blog.
Puschmann, Cornelius (2010), The Corporate Blog as an Emerging Genre of Computer-mediated Communication: Features, Constraints, Discourse Situation.
A blog designed to build the brand of a franchised chain of youth sporting goods stores would likely be much less formal than one discussing issues of interest to people interested in medical clinics.
And the online magazine Groovy Green posts blogs on issues from global warming to DIY composting piles.
Despite the benefit of using edublogs to support instruction, Richardson (2003) observed that blogs were uncommon in the classroom.
To achieve this goal the blog covers a large range of topics.
Blogs' impact on the mainstream media (MSM, in blog lingo) "is akin to what happened to the Church during the reformation," he writes.
Unlike any other on the market today, their blog platform provides a tool for community building (both offline and on the Internet), effective communication and collaboration, competitive marketing, sales and customer relations.
The better blog search engines have advanced search options that are capable of phrase searches, limitation by language and date, and field searches by post title or post author.
The success that bloggers like Dessen, Neil Gaiman (Coraline), and Holly Black (Tithe) have found, coupled with increasingly easy-to-use systems like Blogger, LiveJournal, and TypePad, has inspired even more YA authors to blaze their own blog trails.