What is a Blog?

what is a blog

Five years back when I was studying, heard a new term called “blog”. And heard it from my friend and was curious to learn more about it because he was earning money with his blog. And the first thing that came to mind was “what is a blog?” and how would I be able to make money with a blog.

For me, it was a new term as I was learning some programming languages and was an ordinary student. I was wanting to make money online because my classmate was doing blogging and earning money with his blog.

Well, today in this article I will be sharing what a blog is and will also share that how you can start your blog and make money on your blog.

If you are a newbie then, I am sure that these questions must be striking in your mind.

What is a blog?

How can I start my own blog?

What is the difference between the Blog and Website?

And final question that how can I make money online with a blog?

These are the questions that were in my mind when I was a newbie and wanted to learn a lot about Blogging, SEO, and Google. So, Let’s Move to the question to understand better what blog is.

So, exactly what is a blog?

First of all my website named Tricky Enough from which you are reading the information is a blog. You can get an estimate on my website that how a blog should be.


A blog is a personal diary or journal which updated frequently. You can also say that a blog is a place where you can express yourself and share your experience with the world. Using it, you can share your passion and thoughts. Actually, a blog is a short form of weblog, and a weblog can be referred to a plural form of a blog. Both weblog and blog are the terms that can be used interchangeably.

Well, what I personally think about a blog is that we can write and share about anything. I have many friends who are running Multi niche blogs and are successful.


Multi niche blog vs. single niche blog.

Terminology for a blog:

It always happens in the English language, many derivatives for the same word can be created. One who runs a blog, maintains it and post new things can be known as a blogger and all the working activities done by the blogger is considered as blogging. We can simply say that a blogger blog on his blog. For better understanding the terminology about a blog I will be sharing

Blog (noun) – Contextual or Infographic stuff shared by the blogger on the internet.

Blogger (noun) – Blogger is a person who owns a blog. And his blog can be about anything.

Blog term can be explained as a day to day activities of a blogger. The term blog can also be used as a sharing of personal experience about their own field.

Who are the people who actually Blog?

There isn’t any age limit set for blogging. Anyone can blog about anything. We can say that they are ordinary people like us, but they are fearless people who are always willing to share their thoughts, opinions, and experience on the internet. Every day millions of blog post are posted by millions of bloggers. These days competition is increasing, because people are making money online by blogging and for the same reasons people are more attracted towards blogging.

Why do these people blog?

I started my own blog, and there is no doubt that I am getting a good amount on my blog. And likewise, there are many reasons that why people do blogging. There are many benefits of blogging, like:

  • With your blog you can earn by monetizing with ads like Google AdSense, Info links and some more are there.
  • A blog can help people to get fame on the internet in their niche or field.
  • A blog can help to grow your business.
  • Promote others products to get an affiliate commission.
  • A blog can help a person to show his expertise on a particular topic.

How and where you can blog?

I think that it will not be wise to tell you only that “what is a blog.” So, I will be telling you a little more than you how and where you can blog. There are many free blogging platforms where you can blog for free. I have collected a list of free blogging platforms where you can actually blog for free and start your career of blogging. But if you enough Money then you can start your own self-hosted blog which is far better than these free blogging sites. And I will suggest you get cheap web hosting from Godaddy.

If you have completely understood that what is a blog, then please share it with your friends and help them to start a blog and make money from home.

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    Such an informative article thanks for sharing with us
    Keep it up for the good work