“weblog (usually shortened to blog, and occasionally spelled web log) is a web-based publication consisting primarily of periodic articles, most often in reverse chronological order.” – wikipedia
Blogging is the act of writing in one's blog.
A person who keeps and/ or writes a blog is called Blogger.
Advantages of blogging
This is the simplest, easiest, quickest and most affordable way to share your voice/opinion/ideas with your audience.
Sharing your learning is the essence of blogging. Most people (i do) research on the topic before blogging, which extends their learning on the topic.
Blogging lets you reach people worldwide from person sitting next to you to person sitting on the other part of the world.
You can express your views on everyday topics like politics, music, technology, hobbies or movie reviews. The list of topics is endless.
Blogs can be used to as an extremely effective knowledge management tool. You can keep your posts well documented for years to come.
People give you instant feedback on your posts (also called articles of the blog) which helps you refine your understanding on the topic.
In my next post i will discuss on how to create, write and maintain a blog.