Stuff the old blogging methodology

Copyblogger achieves one of those rare things in this blog – he asks a question and elicits a bunch of quite coherent comments. The question being what should a blog be? Does it need to be short and pithy? Why can’t it be an article? Do you need to update it every day?

Could this be down to the fact that all too often there’s confusion between a blog and blogging. A blog is a specific kind of platform (a light-weight CMS, if you like) that allows you to write. And that’s the point – it’s writing. And like a notepad, it’s entirely up to you what you do with it. As long as you’re aware of its advantages and limitations, go ahead and in the words of Digital Underground, Doowatchalike.

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