Chapter 1. Welcome to the Blogosphere: Planning Your First Blog

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A Brief History of Blogging

Believe it or not, blogging has been around for over ten years—this is an eternity in the tech world. Remember that the computer mouse and the Internet are only 40 years old, which makes them ancient technologies in comparison. Yes, contrary to what the mainstream media (MSM) says, this isn’t a new fad from the geek set. In fact, if you think in terms of people writing in journals and recording their thoughts, the spirit of blogging is centuries old. The difference now is that you can publish these works not only on paper, but also electronically. Instead ...

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