There will be numerous definitions for Ping if you check a dictionary, but what we are discussing here is obviously limited to the pinging your blog.

In general, we want to let search engines and people to know that we have updated our blog, and that can be done by pinging ping servers which would in turn ping other web services like feed aggregators and blog search engines.

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What is a feed?

A web feed is a data format used for serving users’ frequently updated content. Content distributors syndicate a web feed, thereby allowing users to subscribe to it. Making a collection of web feeds accessible in one spot is known as aggregation.

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You need to start writing asap. Forget about the site design and other settings, write your first post as soon as you discover how to do it with your blogging script.

There are a few reasons for started writing ASAP. You need at least a few posts to start submitting your blog to directories, getting link exchanges, ask for reviews and apply for advertising networks.

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It’s the first step of starting your profitable blog, and it’s the most crucial step of all.. find your niche.

A niche in blogging terms is a topic that you can excel in, due to a few factors..

It can be a field that you have expertise and can write better than most of the others.

It can be a topic or product that has more demand than supply.

It can be a really specific topic of interest that not many have started to work on.

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I’ve mentioned that it probably take 2 weeks to start and manage a blog to get on track of being successful, I’ll now provide the steps by steps with actual experiment.

What I’ll do is to start a blog from scratch and implement what I am writing for the next few weeks, step by step on how to make that blog a potential successful blog.

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My own definition of blog is a platform to share information and ideas online, and is constantly updated.

You might want to read some other definitions from various sources..

Blog is short form for weblog. A weblog is a journal (or newsletter) that is frequently updated and intended for general public consumption. [source]

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I started pro-blogging a year ago, and have been doing pretty well on getting traffic and income from blogging.

While most people think that blogging is a way to express themselves, blogs can be more than that. Blogs can be seen as content management system to replace the traditional style HTML web pages, and just like any website.. blogs can make money too if you want to.

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