Blogs: An electronic addiction (of types)

Blogs: An electronic addiction (of types) June 15, 2014 We all have our favorite websites on the internet for various reasons. I wanted to share mine with you and discuss the specific category they would fall under and why. These days blogs vary in content–you have sports, movies, music, technology, family, travel and everything in between–so it is easy to find something that interests you, as a reader. At the same time there are also different varieties these blogs come in such as: • Professional/semi-professional: A professional blog is of a very high standard where there are several posts a day and you consider the blogger to be full time. A semi-professional blog tends to not be revenue oriented but can still have a few ads present and are not updated several times a day. • News: Has several authors and resembles and online newspaper. A face is often associated with the blog to give readers someone to follow and connect with; sharing via social media is an important aspect. • Recreational: Captures a passion for a very specific thing. They are not out to get product support. • Aggregator/link sharing: Characterized by link sharing, with little or no original content occupying the page. • Group: A collaborative work to centralize content. 1. Perez Hilton (professional blog) Celebrity juice not from concentrate. This is probably one of those blogs that a lot of people read, but we feel guilty talking about it. Yes, I love reading Perez Hilton’s website because I love getting the dirt on what’s going on in Hollywood (and wherever those popular A-list celebrities travel to–okay,...