Dear Web Diary!
By Walter Pfarr
Blogging is hot and getting hotter, with more and more web logs (blogs) cropping
up online by the day!
Since being documented nearly a full decade ago, blogs and associated software
have emerged, giving rise to this lucrative and dynamic market.
Blogs are highly interactive. Publishers get to review results almost as soon
as the post is made and do not have the usual moderation that appears in forums,
ezines nor newsletters where they can be terminated without warning. In addition,
there is usually more editorial freedom associated with blogs and the topic
or content often overlooked.
They are easy to start and maintain, so even the novice will find blogging
quick and easy to do. Blogs are extremely search engine friendly since content
is constantly being updated.
And, blogs are fun! The entertainment (self or site visitor) cannot be dismissed
and with discussions so often heating up, visitors tend to return time and
time again to the same site to view the newer posts on any given topic.
Blogs also are capable of syndication: a great means of ensuring that your
writing and opinions are exposed to as much of the general public as possible.
With blogging, there are NO lists to keep nor spam filters to stress over,
which is a paramount reason many writers and publishers have turned to this
fascinating form of promotion. As such, they are economical with no list server
To be successful, however, treat "your" blog as an ezine, forum
or newsletter. Your content must be informative and compelling and updated
constantly. The site should be visually appealing and user friendly.
Some blogging services charge others to read or to write, so there is definitely
some income potential associated with this proven communication method.
Walt Pfarr possesses over 30 years of media experience, including general
news reporting, column writing; grant writing and administration; special events
coordination and facilitation; development, fundraising, and is now penning
his own ecourse, ebook and soon will publish PfarrOut ezine (or blog). He may
be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org Pfarr and his wife, Jo, live in Oklahoma.
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