A blog usually is a web page that contains brief, discrete hunks of information called posts. These posts are arranged in reverse-chronological order (the most recent come first) and each is uniquely identified by an anchor tag which is marked with a permanent link that can be referred to by others who wish to link to it.

You need to look at yourself and the type of person you are. You need to know that the blogging job you want you will have to write many many articles about. Therefore, make sure you will write about something you enjoy writing about. A negative blogger will shine through to their audience.

Bloggers help bloggers. As you leave comments on others’ blogs, and get known in the blogosphere, you can ask other bloggers to “guest blog” for you. Ask them to write just one entry, or to write five.

Second, other bloggers will start sending Trackbacks to your blog on their blogs so that their readers can see what you have to say on certain topics. This helps build your readership as well. It is a never ending circle that just keeps getting bigger if you know what you are doing!

WordPress is perfect for who are active on bookmarking sites such as Digg, reddit and StumbleUpon, and on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. It is also a well-known fact that sites such as these are not very fond of Blogger blogs. In global standard, the WordPress blogging platform is considered more acceptable.

The best thing about Browse and be amazed for your work at home business is that you are also able to offer others the benefit of your expertise. If you are a consultant or information-based work at home business, you can bring consumers to you as they look for know-how on the internet. Each post can be a tip or lesson to help clients and entice customers to use your services. Not a writer? Hire a blog writer for a small fee to post for you.

In order to keep your blogs really fresh, invite a group of your friends / colleagues and give them blogging access. That way you will have several reporters blogging information and you won’t end up killing yourself, trying to keep your blog populated with good information. If you use Blogger, upgrade to Blogger Pro. You can have your team post to the blog from email, create and syndicate your blog as an RSS feed, and a whole lot more! Adding the ability to post comments on your blog extends interactivity and usefulness to the blog itself.

Now that you have your blog live and running, the next step is to post several more relevant articles in short succession, then start promoting your blog. I’ll talk about blog promotion in Part 4 (after 3b, which is an overview of setting up a blog on a private domain).