1. Welcome to the Blogosphere

Objective: To understand what blogs are and how they work.

Want to voice your opinions for all the world to see? Then start a blog. Want to keep a personal diary online? Then start a blog. Want to share pictures and videos with friends and family? Then start a blog. Want to make some spare cash talking about stuff you like to talk about? Then start a blog.

Blogs are wonderful things, a combination of diary and website, posted on the Internet for anyone and everyone to read. Big-name celebrities have blogs, as do journalists and professional commentators, as do average everyday folks like you and me. Anyone can create a blog; it’s really quite easy and costs you little to nothing in terms of financial expense. All ...

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