Blogging is now 20 years old. It took off in the 90s with the development of consumer broadband in Europe and the US. It is now also all over the world. In our dance circles it has been overlooked mainly because of the advent of International Style of Dance and the opening of the new Palladium.
"The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end, there it is."
There was a renewed interest in ordinary newspaper advertising, newsletters and of course, the utmost decoration of the time, the Web Site. But blogging has persisted and by now it is understood to be the dominant form of media all over.
I have sought out the opinion of respected bloggers throughout the internet. I specifically wanted to know about the future of blogging and the benefits people experienced from blogging.
"Wheel Of Fortune" by Kay Starr
The results have been quite varied. The business of blogging involves learning, professional and personal development, networking and profile. It is still evolving but for those individuals and organizations that are prepared to invest the effort it has a strong future.
Ours are very simple blogs and I have shared my findings with our dance blog readers regularly. And giving them the information by the spoonful and not the entire bowl. That is why the importance of the Two Centers and eventually the Guest Authors. But for those interested in more detail and expanse they can find it easily on the Internet.