If you’re interested in getting started blogging, but don’t really understand what blogs are, or what the fuss is all about, maybe the best idea is to wade into the blogosphere, rather than dive in. A recent article at Marketing Profs includes this advice, from ProBlogger’s Darren Rowse:
Listen first, and then join the conversation.
What he means here is start by reading blogs. Then, leave some comments when you feel you have something to say. Once you’re comfortable with expressing your opinion, start your own blog. And that’s where the rest of Marketing Prof’s tips come into play.