As more social media services burst on to the scene, blogs were shuffled to the sidelines. Compared with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, blogs became stuffy, staid and matronly. Blogs also required time, effort, creativity and hard work, while just about anyone could climb on the Facebook and Twitter bandwagons.
But a funny thing seems to be happening.
Blogs are coming back into vogue – sort of like the skinny ties your father used to wear that became hip and cool again.