Why blogging has taken over the world

Who would have thought that Doogie Howser, arguably the first blogger ever, would pave the way for the modern internet? Back in 1989, the tv show starred a young Niel Patrick Harris pursuing his young medical career, and taking the time every night to sit down at his computer to document his life. As we all sipped our Ecto Cooler Hi-C and chewed on our Bonkers candy, we giggled at the computer nerd putting his thoughts onto his monitor. 24 years later, it seems the entire internet consists of forums and blogs. What happened?

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Niche websites and apps

A long time ago I learned a few key ideas that drive all successful websites and apps. One of the most important ideas when trying to come up with a new website or app idea is to target a niche market. Currently there are millions of apps on the Android Marketplace as well as on the iOS App Stores and iTunes. Chances are that most ideas you can come up with in a brainstorming session are either taken, or already included as a feature in another app.

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