What is a Blog? Full Guide for Blogging Newbies (2019)

For many, the concept of blogging seems unfamiliar, intimidating or difficult to understand. If you're one of the "many", and you want to learn what blogging is and how it works, this article will take you through an incisive overview of the fundamentals and important aspects of it.

By the end of this article, you should be able to understand the basic concept of blogging and have a birds eye view on how you can setup, grow and monetize a blog.
If you're a blogging newbie, the information contained in this article should serve as a solid foundation to build upon, if necessary.
What is a blog? A blog is a website or a page on a website where an individual or group of individuals regularly share their personal experiences, thoughts, and records similar to the entries of a personal diary, or their knowledge, views or ideas on a single topic or multiple topics, to a target audience.
The personal stories, knowledge and ideas expressed on the blog are termed "the blo…