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Online! The Book by Wendy Taylor, Chris Pirillo, John C. Dvorak

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Types of Blogs

There are many categories of blogs on the Web. These are general outlines of what is out there.

Topical

Topical blogs (Figure 15.3, for example) are usually about the events of the day or major trends. They're more like newsgroups, because they may focus on a particular subject or slant. They tend to have links and commentary where they regularly update and comment about the links.

Figure 15.3. Digital Web. This is a magazine that uses blogger software to produce its look and feel and to generate forum content. Typical of this genre, it is very specialized.

Political Blogs

This is a specific type of topical blog where the author(s) ...

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