So you want to start blogging? Let me show you how. A blog is an online diary of opinions, facts, research or perspectives, presented through text, images, videos and/or audio. There are many ways to create a blog or website. Popular blogging platforms that are easy to use include, Tumblr and WordPress. When blogging, keep it simple! Stick to around 500 – 600 words and break up your content with headings so that the reader can skim ahead. Maximise the effectiveness of your blog by distributing it across platforms and including a clear call to action at the end.