What is a blog?
According to the Wikipedia entry for blog, “A weblog, or simply a blog, is a website which contains
periodic, reverse chronologically ordered posts on a common webpage.”
The cornerstone of any social media marketing is your blog, it acts as a hub, with all the other social media sites linking to it.
Simply put, your blog a Content Management System often called a (CMS), which allows you to create content rich websites, requiring little technical skill. CMS manages all your content, text, photos, music, video, documents, so you don’t have to.
Which Blogging software should you use?
There’s plenty of Blogging Software available
For me it’s a no brainer, I’d be setting up WordPress everyday of the week. Because, it easy to use and open source, Which means it has a large community who use this platform, and since it open source, you’ll find 1000’s of plugins and themes.
Now When I’m talking WordPress, I mean you should get a domain name and host it on a web server. You see WordPress will also host a form of WordPress on their Servers, it Ok, you just don’t get all the functionality.
You use WordPress straight out of the box, and it will do the job. Once you start, if you add the right plugins, it’s like putting your Blog on Steroids.
I have a couple of Joomla sites and it’s just hard work. Drupal even harder to use and customise. I have a friend who swears by movable type, but you just can’t crank it up, because it simply doesn’t have the plugins to give it the firepower.
Because WordPress are dynamic content sites, they get a lot Google juice. Google loves them.
If you can type a letter in Word, then you create your own posts (articles) in WordPress.
This Website is built using WordPress.org
If you need a hand setting up a WordPress, then let me know I’d glad to help.