Future Blogging Trends

“My future is so bright I gotta wear shades!” There is a bright future in blogging. Blogging trends continue to grow in variety of categories and content. For those who are not familiar with the word blogging is a truncation of the words Web and logging (as in diary). Blogging is a forum where one enters regular entries. The content can vary in commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Blogging is growing up, it has been around for about 18 years. Now all grown up, blogging is becoming a daily staple for information and socialization for American adult, spending about 5 hours a day on digital media.

Developing Trends

Blogging is still growing and is changing each day. It is the perfect place for people to express their opinions, supply information, and general education applications. Blogging is going to begin seeing a change in the way it will be scrolling. With the popularity infinite scrolling found in other social media sites, such as Pinterest, the ease is having more information instantly available and shared. This is good news for small  local business if this is initiated, the advertising and marketing opportunities will be endless as well as instantaneous – thus easier to shop local! Another trend that is showing up is the use of micro-videos in blogs, being dubbed vlogs by some. The use of the micro-videos is another way to personalize and individualize your site.

  • Business contact base will expand faster
  • Infinite scrolling
  • Finding more marketing opportunities
  • Micro-video

Making trends work for you

Just as it happens throughout nature, the act of blogging has developed its own societal behavior, complete with it’s own rules and trends. Trending in modern media is a sign that it is healthy and still a viable method of communication. Make those trends work for you will help to grow your own business. Blogging is like Miracle Grow for the business. Blogs are not only shared with other blogs, but also sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Get the word out about you, your business ideas, and your product or service. Blogging is a more personal way to connect with your clientele. In addition it allows for a business to learn how its customers feel.

photo credit: The 6th round Blogging workshop for students and journalists in Kunduz province – suppored by the U.S Embassy in Kabul via photopin (license)