Before we look at the topic in discussion here lets us just take a moment to reflex on what a blog really is. According to Wikipedia, a “Blog is defined as A blog (a contraction of the term “web log“) is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. “Blog” can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. On the other hand, a blogger is a person who keeps and updates a blog.
Now you are ready to follow the millions out there and put up a blog but are blogs still alive well yes the problem you face as a new blogger is a competition so for a new blogger you need to think and ensure that your goals are defined and you have a clear plan or else blogging will become difficult. Then you might come to the idea that “Blogging is Dead”. It is very easy to start a blog but maintaining it and keeping it update is another factor that worth thinking about before you venture in this phenomena.
So the big question still remains, “Is Blogging Still Alive?” well my friends all of you will agree that it is but looking back over the years when there were not so many blogs around there was so much buzz about blogging , now it is more about social networking sites so are they killing the traditional blogs? to an extent, yes but we can reverse this trend by supporting our fellow bloggers’ blog
Having a blog is good and it can bring some added resources like a passive income but are they just as powerful as they used to be? yes, there are. however because of the fierce competition and the amount of blog that exist starting your own is good but it won’t be easy to compete keeping your blog Alive takes effort and passion, passion to succeed , the drive and the determination to be around for a long time ask any blogger old school or newbie they will tell you about the uphill task the sleepless nights to get where they are and where they want to be.
Okay, you are ready to join the masses and launch a new blog. You’ve put a lot of thought to grab a design and choose your web hosting platform, now you are ready to go. Perhaps you should give more thought about your goals and how you are going to achieve them else you blogging career is dead before you started. So the question comes again Are we keeping blogging alive?. Please leave your comment and share this story.