Blogging And Micro-Blogging

One major milestone in the history of the internet has been the development of blogging and micro-blogging websites.

In this article, let us learn what are they and what distinguishes them from each other.

Blogging sites

A blog is a journal of ideas or a diary published online without character limit. Its owner has the freedom to express his opinions about one or more topics.

Basically, a blogging site is one that provides you a personal online space in which you can write and publish texts, or news items called “posts”, which may also contain images and hyperlinks.

They are designed to be used as online diaries collected chronologically. The “posts” or articles are shown from newest to oldest, where the author always retains the freedom of publishing whatever seems appropriate to him.

The blogger can control user comments,

Video: Why Do I Need A Blog? I Have Facebook, Twitter And LinkedIn

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Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are the largest social networks with hundreds of millions of potential clients and customers. If you’re looking to network with prospects and brand yourself online, they’re an essential part of your marketing strategy.

One of the questions I get asked frequently is, “Why do I need a blog when I have Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts?” The points here will, I hope, help you understand why a blog should be the hub of your online branding and marketing efforts with social networks being your outreach posts.

 

Why Do I Need A Blog? I Have Facebook, Twitter And LinkedIn

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are the largest social networks with hundreds of millions of potential clients and customers. If you’re looking to network with prospects and brand yourself online, they’re an essential part of your marketing strategy.

One of the questions I get asked frequently is, “Why do I need a blog when I have Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts?” The points here will, I hope, help you understand why a blog should be the hub of your online branding and marketing efforts with social networks being your outreach posts.

1. Your Social Network Accounts Can Be Deleted Anytime

If you’ve built up thousands of Facebook fans and Twitter followers, you account can be deleted or suspended anytime for violating their ever-changing terms of service. Even well known names in social media have had their Facebook accounts deleted, so no one is immune.

This is probably the most important reason why you should consider your social network accounts more as an outreach post than the place where you conduct your business transactions.