Andrew Grumet has put together an outstanding review with key links and examples for anyone who is struggling to get their minds around what all this fuss about blogging is about. Thanks Gregor for the pointer
Weblogs are becoming increasingly difficult to ignore for those of us who spend much time reading the Web. Also known by the inscrutable nickname "blogs", weblogs are something of a hard nut to crack. Compounding the difficulty is the fact that a great deal of weblog content today is about weblogs and weblog technology. What are weblogs? What's the big deal? Why should we pay attention? We attempt to answer these questions in the essay that follows.