Blogging with the New Google Blogger is a digital short cut that covers Google's newest version of Blogger, their free software for creating a website from which to post thoughts, interact with people, and more. This short cut serves as an introduction to the world of blogging and to the Blogger application, as well as a guide to the new version of Blogger. Readers will learn how the new version of Blogger differs from the original version and how to create a Blogger blog. Advanced users will appreciate the information on customizing blog templates, using HTML, hosting their own Blogger blog, syndicating their blogs with RSS and Atom feeds, and making money with blog advertising.
If you've been on the Internet for any length of time, you're probably familiar with blogs (short for "web logs"). A blog is a kind of online journaleither very personal or very publicthat its author updates frequently with new musings and information. What you might not know is that anyone can create a blog. It's really quite easy, and can be quite fun. All you have to do is find a blog-hosting service and a blog creation toolsuch as Blogger.
Blogger (www.blogger.com) was one of the first sites on the Web to offer free blog creation and hosting. Anyone can sign up to Blogger, for free, and within minutes create their first blog. It's that easy.