Microblogging is an online broadcasting medium that exists as a specific form of blogging. A microblog is a short form of the blog that allows users to share small content such as a single sentence, image, video, or link. This ultimate guide covers the basics of microblogging, some of the most popular microblogging sites, plus you will learn how to start a microblog.
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DEFINITION OF MICROBLOG:
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WHEN WAS MICROBLOGGING INVENTED?
The first microblogs were known as tumblelogs and entered the internet scene in 2005. Tumblelogs were just a short article with links in it. However, by 2006 the word microblog was coined and used worldwide by sites like Twitter and Tumblr.
WHAT IS THE DESCRIPTION OF MICROBLOGGING?
Microblogging is a combination of blogging and instant messaging that allows users to write or post short messages or posts that can be shared with an audience. These messages can take the form of a variety of content formats such as text, images, videos, audio, and hyperlinks. Microblogging sites like Twitter and Tumblr spread short-format content that can be easily consumed on the go.
WHY START A MICROBLOG?
BENEFITS OF MICROBLOGGING
You’re probably asking yourself why would anyone want to start posting on a microblogging site? If your doubtful to jump on sites like Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest, here are a few good reasons to consider trying them.
- LESS TIME SPENT CREATING CONTENT
- AN EASIER WAY TO SHARE CONTENT FAST
- LESS TIME PEOPLE SPEND READING LONG PIECES OF CONTENT
People want the information they’re looking for fast and now. People get straight-to-the-point information without needing to read or watch something that takes too much time.
- MOBILE FRIENDLY
HOW LONG IS A MICROBLOG?
A microblog is a concise blog post with images, GIFs, links, infographics, videos, or audio clips up to 300 words long. Microblogging sites such as Twitter and Tumblr spread short-form content that can be consumed on the go. In the face of changing consumption patterns for content, bite-sized microblogs are becoming increasingly popular.
WHAT IS AN EXAMPLE OF A MICROBLOG?
Let’s take a look at this microblog on Instagram below. The person that owns this account does not have a blog or a website. They simply post images with recipes and tips then refer people to their affiliate link in their bio. When someone clicks on the link they are taken to a product and if they buy it the owner of this account will receive an affiliate commission.
POPULAR MICROBLOGGING PLATFORMS
You may be using a microblogging website already without even knowing it. As it turns out, short but frequent social posting online is exactly what most people want, given that so many of us browse the web from our mobile devices when we’re out on the go and our attention spans are shorter than ever.
Pinterest is a visual discovery engine for finding ideas like recipes, home and style inspiration, and more. With billions of Pins on Pinterest, you’ll always find ideas to spark inspiration. When you discover Pins you love, save them to boards to keep your ideas organized and easy to find. People love going on Pinterest to shop!
CAN YOU MAKE MONEY MICROBLOGGING?
Yes, but how much you make from microblogging will depend on your skill in building a relationship with your followers and your reputation online in the niche you have chosen. For example, if you’re a chef with a large audience, then your microblogging recommendations on cookware, kitchen appliances, and cookbooks will sell far better than if you’ve just started to build your reputation online as a microblogger.
HOW DO YOU MICROBLOG?
HOW TO START A MICROBLOG
Getting started as a microblogger is pretty straightforward when you follow these 6 easy steps…
STEP #1– Research & pick a niche.
STEP #2– Find products to promote in your niche by joining an affiliate marketing program.
STEP #3– Set up your social media accounts.
STEP #4– Create social media images at canva.com.
Step #5– Grow your social media following.
STEP #6– Promote your affiliate products to your followers on social media.
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