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History of blogging Shampagne explores the History of Blogging.
The term "weblog" was coined by Jorn Barger on 17 December 1997.
The short form, "blog," was coined by Peter Merholz, who jokingly broke the word weblog into the phrase we blog in the sidebar of his blog Peterme.com in April or May 1999. ... Brad Fitzpatrick, a well-known blogger started LiveJournal in March 1999.
1994: First blog created by Justin Hall on Links.net Hall created the first blog at Links.net, which contained “essentially a review of HTML examples he came across from various online links,” according to HubSpot. The term “blog” had not been coined; Hall referred to it as his personal homepage. Who developed blogs? Most experts agree that the first blog was Links.net, created in 1994 by then-student Justin Hall as a place to publish his writing. The site consisted entirely of brief posts, each one sharing a link and some of his thoughts on the content within. How was blogging developed? It is generally recognized that the first blog was Links.net, created by Justin Hall, while he was a Swarthmore College student in 1994.
It was not until 1997 that the term “weblog” was coined. The word's creation has been attributed to Jorn Barger, of the influential early blog Robot Wisdom.
What blogging means?
Blogging refers to writing, photography, and other media that is self-published online. Blogging started as an opportunity for individuals to write diary-style entries, but it has since been incorporated into websites for many businesses.
Fake news started to blossom out of Blogging.
Fake news is false or misleading information presented as news. It often has the aim of damaging the reputation of a person or entity or making money through advertising revenue. Media scholar Nolan Higdon has offered a broader definition of fake news as "false or misleading content presented as news and communicated in formats spanning spoken, written, printed, electronic, and digital communication." Once common in print, the prevalence of fake news has increased with the rise of social media, especially the Facebook News Feed Political polarization, post-truth politics, confirmation bias, and social media algorithms have been implicated in the spread of fake news. It is sometimes generated and propagated by hostile foreign actors, particularly during elections.
The use of anonymously hosted fake news websites has made it difficult to prosecute sources of fake news for libel. In some definitions, fake news includes satirical articles misinterpreted as genuine, and articles that employ sensationalist or clickbait headlines that are not supported in the text.
Top 9 Places to Find Paid Blogging Jobs
If you are a writer looking for a paid blogging job, this list of the 10 websites where you can find blogger jobs is for you.
Most blogging jobs pay per post (often around 300 to 500 words) and have regular posting schedule. Typical rates are $5 to $50 per post depending on how involved each post must be. Some jobs also have ad revenue sharing. Be wary of jobs that only pay based on revenue sharing, especially from very young sites. It is only worth it if the site is large and has an established revenue stream.
1. Resource Type: blogging specific job board ($50 to post a job) It makes sense that Problogger.net has the best marketplace for publishers and bloggers to connect. Darren Rowse -- pro blogging guru and co-founder of blog network b5media -- has been teaching bloggers how to make money for years. Darren not only shows novice bloggers how to get started, but he also discusses advanced pro blogging topics to help you hone your blogging skills. Due to this environment, the job board draws a knowledgeable audience of bloggers (great applications), which attracts the best job postings (highest paying/most prestigious opportunities).
2. Freelance Writing Jobs Resource Type: blog for freelance writers with a category for job leads. Where are the jobs? Click the Writing Gigs link for the list of blogger job openings. There are high-quality blogging jobs posted here because they do not accept low-paying jobs. Freelance Writing Jobs is a blog whose aim is to help writers find writing jobs. Especially ones that pay a fair wage. Multiple posts daily, including job sightings and helpful articles about freelance writing.
3. Elance Resource Type: freelance specific job board (free to post a job) Where are the jobs? Click on the "Find Work" tab, then search for the term "blogger". Elance is a large marketplace for freelancers of all types. From data entry to Web design to programming to writing, Elance is a global marketplace for freelance work. There are several blogging jobs posted every day.
4. Performancing Resource Type: community of bloggers with a forum for blogging jobs (free to post a job) Where are the jobs? In the "Blogger Jobs" forum. (Click "Forums" in the main menu, scroll down to find the "Blogger Jobs" forum.) Performancing is a blog community of many bloggers. The jobs forum gets around 5 new listings a week. The Performancing blog offers good tips for aspiring pro bloggers.
5. Authority Blogger Forums Resource Type: forums for bloggers (free to post a job) Where are the jobs? They are listed in the "Want, Need, Offer" forum. Authority Blogger is a forum community founded by pro blogging guru Chris Garrett. There is a helpful community of bloggers here helping each other write better blogs.
6. Poe War Resource Type: blog and resource site for freelance writers with a job board ($50 to post a job) Where are the jobs? Click on the "Jobs by Category" link in the main menu. Blogging jobs are usually listed in the "Online/Web" or "Freelance" categories. A lot of the relevant jobs will say "Web content editor/writer" instead of "blogger", so read the descriptions carefully. Poe War is a very popular resource site and blog for freelance writers. Check out the index of freelancing articles in the "Articles" section for thoughtful essays and tutorials.
7. Writer's Weekly Resource Type: resource site for freelance writers with a weekly job listings roundup. Where are the jobs? They are linked from the main menu as "Markets". It is a weekly post with a roundup of (seemingly all) the newly available writing jobs around the Web. Writer’s Weekly is an old school site (published since 1997) for freelance writers. Do not let the 90's style design fool you. There is a ton of useful information here.
8. Craigslist Resource Type: city-specific online classifieds ($25 to post a job in one city) Where are the jobs? You can find writing jobs under the "Writing/Editing" category of the job listings. Unfortunately, you will have to browse to each city first. Blogging is often not locale-specific, so it is worth it to look at the listings in all the major cities. Craigslist is still (by far) the biggest online classifieds site and a good source of freelance writing jobs. To save some aggravation, you can just follow the freelance writing blogs (like Freelance Writing Jobs) since they will often post jobs listed on Craigslist.
9. Media Bistro Resource Type: portal for media industry with a job board ($279 to post a job) Where are the jobs? Click on the "Jobs" link in the main menu to go to the job listings. Search for "blog" in the search box on the left. You can also visit the "Online / New Media" category for more interesting opportunities. Media Bistro is a big portal for anyone who works in the content/creative industry. That includes online media, PR, writers, editors, producers, etc. This is where the big media players (magazines, newspapers) will post jobs. Top 10 highest-earning bloggers
HuffPost: $500 million per year
Engadget: $47.5 million per year
Moz: $44.9 million per year
PerezHilton: $41.3 million per year
Copyblogger: $33.1 million per year
Mashable: $30 million per year
TechCrunch: $22.5 million per year
Envato Tuts+: $10 million per year.
Smashing Magazine: $5.2 million per year
Gizmodo: $4.8 million per year
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