A weblog , better known in colloquial language as Blog , is a digital publication whose contents are presented so chronological . The weblog, in this way, resembles a daily or one binnacle , where one or more authors offer articles.
Weblogs were born, in fact, as virtual spaces of people They wanted to share their experiences or opinions. Therefore they are considered as an evolution of the typical personal or intimate diaries , with the great difference that, in the case of weblogs, the writing is made public.
According to the logic of these websites , information entries (also known as posts ) Most recent appear first on the screen, developing a chronological order that goes from the newest to the oldest. Currently, however, there are multiple ways to present information through templates. Thus, the difference between the weblog and other types of sites (such as a portal ), tends to blur.
There are many people who, for mere pleasure or for work to promote themselves in a professional manner, make the decision to launch their own blog or weblog. However, it is important that, first, be clear about what fundamental characteristics that space must have to be considered quality:
-The blog title must be between 40 and 60 characters, but it should never exceed this last figure because, in that case, it would lose all effectiveness.
-You must have a design that is striking, but that, at the same time, does not overload. In the same way, you must have an easy and intuitive navigation.
-When writing the titles of the entries or posts it is important that those attract the attention of the reader, are surprising, raise a list (the 5 best tips ...), get excited or just be useful.
-It is important that, for the weblog to achieve visitors and loyal followers, the publications are made periodically and on the same days.
-With regard to the number of words of the entries, it is recommended that they have an extension of between 300 to 1,000 words, according to experts.
-The posts to get more attention should have photographs or videos.
In the same way, it is necessary to make known that for a weblog it counts on success and it is growing it is essential that it is made known on social networks and that it is active in them.
One of the most salient features of the weblog is that it usually allows readers to leave comments . Although this option is regulated by the blog administrator, it is common for interaction to be allowed and debate on the contents published.
WordPress and Blogger They are two of the most popular platforms for developing weblogs. These two services are part of the content managers known as CMS . There are companies that, appealing to it CMS develop networks of blogs: numerous weblogs of different topics that are interrelated through links, banners, etc.