My Challenge – 30 Day Blogging

Wow! 30-Day Blog Challenge. It's a challenge that I am looking  forward to. Posting to my blog has been sporadic, but I understand that it takes 21 days to change a habit. I am going to use this opportunity to get in the habit of posting daily. I see this challenge as a way to network and meet others as we travel the blogging road for the next 30 days. My goals are to share my marketing knowledge. This will be in the form of posts on: Mobile Marketing Blogging Social Media Social Networking Sites Who knows –  I may share some of my passions when it comes to internet marketing. But, I don't want it to be only about me. I want to hear from you. What questions or comments do you have on the subjects that I've listed above? As a Certified Social Media and Internet eMarketing Specialist, I work with my clients to create credible reputations and build visibility online.  Contact me for a 45-minute complimentary...

An Overview of the History of Blogging

Do you know what blogging is? Well, if you still don’t know yet, blogging has played a very important role in politics. And this is true to almost every country around the world. If you're looking for news and information, blogs are just the right source. If you want to know more about blogging, you should look into its history. Before blogs became popular online, digital communities had many forms such as Usenet, commercial online services like BiX, Genie, CompuServe, BBS, and email lists. By the 1990's, WebEx was able to create running conversations. They used ‘threads' which serve as topical connections. Some say that blogging is just like the 20th century's project on Mass Observation. Brian Redman managed mod.ber and it was created in 1983. He and some of his associates posted interesting summaries of threads and postings that took place somewhere on the internet. It was strongly likened to blogs because of the style in journal publishing being used. The posted summaries also contained links to cool places and other interesting places chosen by a certain blogger. However, mod.ber no longer operated after about eight months. Blogs are like online diaries because it tells about the personal lives of the bloggers. The writers often call themselves journalers, journalists, or diarists, and escribitionists. Journal communities are already present online especially nowadays. One of the early bloggers known in history was Brad Fitzpatrick. Jerry Pournelle and Justin Hall were also early bloggers. Way back in 1994, there was an early blog which combines text, pictures, and video and it was transmitted live using an EyeTap device and wearable computer....