One of the major components of building a website is interacting with your visitors. One of the best ways to do this is through a blog. Blogs can be used in so many ways. However, most of the time blogs are used as a medium for you to communicate with your visitors about a particular topic. Some people use blogs as a journal to tell about their life, or their last awesome vacation. The next evolution of the blog is the podcast, which can be similar to a blog except instead of text, you are recording audio and video that gets distributed to your users. Finally, the last part is going social with sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
In this chapter we are going to be reviewing the following topics: