Just had to share this very interesting post on the history of blogging from Nicholas Rossis. I do hope you’ll take a few moments to check it out. Amazing stuff! Enjoy, and please don’t forget to pass it along for others to enjoy, as well, thanks. And thanks to Nicholas for this and so many other wonderful and informative posts! 🙂 ❤
I have been online since 1985. I was one of the first members of the BBS (Bulletin Board) scene in Greece back when we connected to a server using landline modems. I still remember my thrill when I finally got my hands on a 9600 bps modem and could download pictures as well as texts.
In 1995, I developed my first website. Even then, I had identified a need for regularly updated content. While some pages were meant to be static, there were news and events to share. Web developers usually met this need by introducing a News page and placing there any related items. As the new millennium approached, we started placing some of these on the home page, too.
Out of these News pages came blogging. Nowadays, 25 years after I developed my first website, most of my living comes through freelance writing for company blogs.
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