Journals ,Blogging about business,Online diary
- The word journal could mean different things to different people. To some it is a daily record of events or business; a private journal is usually referred to as a diary. For an accountant a journal is a record of financial transactions though to a common man it means a paper or a periodical one can read through. There are countless journals in the world with the word ‘journal’ even with respect to the print media suggesting a reading material of a serious nature. Thus the word journal may find its place in printed matter which is printed periodically and which pertains to specific topics like science, health, tourism and others. Open access journals are scholarly journals that are available to the reader without financial or other barrier other than access to the internet itself. Some are subsidized, and some require payment on behalf of the author. Subsidized journals are financed by an academic institution or a government information center.
Blogging about business
Blog is a webpage which is comprised of short updates that are posted frequently. The updates are arranged chronological manner. Ever since its emergence blogging has gained immense popularity and expanded from few thousands to more than a million on internet. A corporate weblog is published and used by an organization to reach its organizational goals. The advantage of blogs is that posts and comments are easy to reach and follow due to centralized hosting and generally structured conversation threads. Currently, all major browsers (including Firefox, Opera, Safari and Internet Explorer 7) support RSS technology, which enables readers to easily read recent posts without actually visiting the blog, which is very useful for low-volume blogs. Although there are many different types of corporate blogs, most can be categorized as either external or internal. An external blog is a publicly available weblog where company employees share their views with the public
An online diary is a personal diary or journal that is published on the World Wide Web on a personal website or a diary-hosting website. Online diaries began in 1994. As a community formed, these publications came to be almost exclusively known as online journals. Today they are almost exclusively called blogs, though some differentiate by calling them personal blogs. The running updates of online diarists combined with links inspired the term 'web log' which was eventually contracted to form the word blog. In online diaries, people write their day-to-day experiences, social commentary, complaints, poems, prose, illicit thoughts and any content that might be found in a traditional paper diary or journal. They often allow readers to contribute through comments or community posting. Today, interactive online diaries, online journals, personal blogs and group blogs are integrated into the daily lives of many teenagers and college students