What is a Blog?

Blog is a form of online journal; it is a channel used by writers to share any kind of information, it can be in the form of text, images and videos. Most of the blog websites are user interactive a reader can leave comment regarding your blog content. So it a useful way to get public opinion regarding any matter. People use blogs for personal or for business purpose as well, to provide latest information regarding any product. So it can be used for marketing purpose as well.

How to Create a Blog?

Nowadays there are so many online blogging tools are available, which helps you to create all types of blog websites. WordPress is the most commonly used blogging tool, it provides built-in templates. It is easy to create a blog using wordpress as it has so many options by which you can customize each and every aspect of your blog. For basic type of blogging you don’t require a separate domain or server, small blogs can be created on online blogging sites and you can connect them to your website as well.

But if you are planning to start a company blog you need to buy a separate domain and a hosting server. Most of the web hosting companies offer support for blogs depending on a blogging tool you’ll going to use. The most commonly used blogging tools are Joomla & WordPress. All the web hosting companies provide support for Joomla and WordPress.

Micro-blogging is another type of blogging through which you can provide quick updates and tell your readers about your latest work or description about any product you’ll going to launch. Most of the companies are utilizing blogs at its best; they use it to market their latest products and services. In this way they can get user feedback as well. So it is one of the best ways to stay in touch with your customers.

If you are planning to host a blog website, you have to clearly define your needs. The tool you are going to use for blogging, how much space do you require? How many visitors you are expecting? Is it a personal blog or company blog? By defining these requirements you’ll be able to pick a suitable hosting plan for your blog website.