The word “weblog” was specie by Jorn Barger on december 1997. The short form weblog “blog”, was mintage by Peter Merholz, who jokingly broke the word weblog into the idiom “we blog” in the sidebar of his blog Peterme.com in 1999.
A blog is an online diary or knowledge base website displaying information in the reverse chronological order, with recent posts appearing first and first post appearing at last. It is a platform where a writer or a group of writers share their views on an individual subject or topic.
Why People Start a blog?
Express Their Thoughts or Opinions Helping People Market or Promote Something For Making Money Establish their self as an Expert Connect With other People To Staying Active or Knowledgeable in a Field or Topic To Staying Connected with Friends or Family
Difference Between a Blog & Website
A blog is type of a website, every Blog is a website but not every website is blog
A homepage that show content from several sections of internal website pages.
A design portfolio of their work.
A blog may be a part of a website.
A page of client testimony and feedbacks.
The terms and privacy statements pages.
A services or products page that displays what they have to provide for the visitors.
A Blog provides a communicating System
A Blog offers a subscription system to send free email newsletters to readers.
Articles inside a Blog are arranged through categories and tags.
Articles in a Blog appear in reverse-chronological order, latest to oldest post