Well, a blog can be anything you want it to be and means slightly different things to different people. Back in the late 90s when the term ‘blog’ or ‘weblog’ was coined it was mainly used to describe online journals or diaries. Today, blogs still exhibit many of the characteristics of a journal or diary but they have evolved into so much more.
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There are numerous platforms (websites) out there designed specifically to guide the complete novice through the set up process. You have probably heard of several of them already. And, if you are feeling more adventurous or already have some programming knowledge then many of those exact same platforms will let you get deep into the code and create virtually anything you desire.
For the purposes of these guide pages I’ll be looking at and offering advice on three of the most popular – WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr…