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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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Brake holds that personal weblogging practices are a distinctive form of interpersonal interaction: personal blogging involves the sharing of potentially sensitive social information.
This traditional approach to measuring and valuing marketing does not apply neatly to blogging for four reasons:
For example, the blogging project at Warwick University boasts nearly 2,600 users, while Georgetown University uses blogs for collaborative research.
The amateur, grassroots quality that excited so many people at the beginning of blogging will always be around in some form.
Delivering relevant, targeted, and timely content to Internet consumers is key to differentiation on the Web, and blogging is an effective resource our affiliates can use to better serve existing clients and engage new customers, supporting our goal of offering superior products to help our affiliates maintain and accelerate their market leadership.
For Linda Joy Singleton, blogging delivers "a way to reach fans without actually posting on my own website, which I have to ask my webmaster to do.
Blogging experts say the communication tool is a good brand-building tool, niche builder and search engine marketing tool.
Fortune magazine called blogging one of the Top 10 Tech Trends in 2004 and the February 2005 Harvard Business Review cited it as one of the "breakthrough ideas for 2005.
Bob Bly wrote the article after reading Debbie Weil's Business Blogging Starter Kit (see end of this article).
As a relatively new Web-based tool, blogging raises definite security concerns.
Since the first Wine Blog Awards were given out in 2007, the wine blogging community has expanded considerably and has become a consequential and important part of the wine media," said Joel Vincent, organizer of the Wine Blog Awards along with Zephyr Adventures -- organizers of the Wine Bloggers Conference.