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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to what is a blog and how does it work

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You have heard about the word “blog” on the internet or you may also have your own, but have you ever thought about what is a blog and how does it work??

What is the use of a blog?? why create a blog?? how does blog works?? These are some questions that keep coming in beginners’ mind.

So In this blog post, I will answer all your questions & at the end, you will say thank you to me.

Blogging is a part of digital marketing & many people say that to learn digital marketing practically it is necessary to start a blog

So without wasting your precious time let’s dive into the topic.

If you are a person who likes to write content just like me & if you have good knowledge in any particular field then you can make your own blog & can share your knowledge and experience on your blog.

what is a blog and how does it work
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So let’s get started.

First, you need to understand clearly what a blog means; many people have confusion between a blog & a website

The blog is a type of website only, it is a website. But there is a little difference that we will learn with a small example: A website that contains content in huge form is known as a blog while a website that has a single page with less content or no content is known as a static website.

For example: a company website; which has less amount of content. The website does not require more updates; while the blog requires more updates and more amount of content in form of different blog posts.

In simple words, the blog is a website on which content is regularly written & updated.

A blog is like your personal diary on which you write content online. Blogging website is also divided into a different niche. The blog may be an informational blog, fashion blog, educational blog, traveling blog, technical blog, etc.

In today’s world blogging has become a business & many people are also able to earn a passive income through their blog.

As no business will grow overnight it takes time; the same is with blogging it also takes times you need to keep patience and have to work consistently.

If you want to know more in detail about blogging then you must read my detailed guide on what is blogging?? what are its advantages and disadvantages

Working of a blog is simple; first, you create a blog using a blogging platform whether it may be a free or professional blog.

Here are some of the free blogging platforms – blogger, WordPress, Tumblr, etc.

You create content in form of a blog post and publish it online. After publishing content it goes live & people can read your blog.

Your blog connects you with different people online. Your blog helps people to get information & knowledge. Your blog is identified by people by a name. For example, my blog name is jitenbloggingtips.com. A blog helps you to connect with other people online.

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Every blog needs hosting(space) & domain or subdomain, some of the blogging platforms are free means they offer you free hosting & a subdomain.

If you Want to know about some free blogging platforms & how you can create a blog for free step-by-step then you can read more

As I discussed above that anyone with good knowledge in a particular topic & has good knowledge & experience in any field can start a blog.

You should focus on three main points before starting a blog that is your passion, your talent, market demand.

Making a blog is easy nowadays as it does not require more technical knowledge. A business owner can start a blog to share their experience & knowledge.

  • If you are in the teaching profession then you can also start an educational blog.
  • If you have some kind of knowledge in any particular topic for example: let’s understand with some different fields. You can start a blog according to your field also.
  • Examples of a blog.
  • If you are a civil engineer then you can start a blog & share your knowledge related to civil engineering on your blog.
  • If you are a fashion designer then you can start a fashion blog.
  • If you travel to more places & have good knowledge of different places then you can start your own traveling blog
  • If you are a digital marketer then you can start a blog where you can share your digital marketing knowledge & experience on your blog.
  • If you have good knowledge of business then you can start a business-related blog.
  • If you are good at maths or in any subject; then you can start a blog on that topic also.
  • If you are good at cooking then you can start a cooking blog.

Want to know more?? just read my 60+ blog niche list

Like this, you can start your own blog on any topic or field.

Many people say that blogging is dead, but it’s not true; blogging is still good to start and there is a good scope of it in future also.

If you want to learn digital marketing practically then it is good to start a blog and learn a lot of things about it.

It is said that content is the king! Yes, it is right! as content adds value to other people, content gives you an identity online, content helps to solve people’s problems and lots more.

If your content is of high quality & problem solving then it also gets more share & it also helps in ranking your blog on search engines like Google, Yahoo, etc.

Most of the work today has become online so it is the best time to start a blog & grab the attention of people through your content.

You can start a blog in any language it may be English, Hindi, Hinglish, Marathi, Gujarati, etc.

Helpful guide: how to start a blog in 2022

If you have a small business and want to grow that business online; then starting a blog will be very beneficial for your business. 

But how you will grow your business using a blog?? Its simple answer is by writing content on your blog. You must write content related to your business in your blog.

As it is said that content attracts people and it also helps in building people’s trust online.

Writing content that is related to your business can be a great way to grow your business online. In a blog, you can also start selling products related to your business along with content.

Starting a blog for business will give you two benefits. First: you can increase your sales by selling products on your blog & Second: content on your blog will help your customer to know more about your business & will build trust.

So friends, I hope that now you have clearly understood what is a blog and how does it work.

keep visiting my blog as I regularly share actionable blogging tips & tricks that will help you to take your to the next level.

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