In today’s world of many speakers and much news, some of which doesn’t seem relevant to my life, there is something that hits very close to home. That is hyperlocal blogging.
A quick overview: blogging is writing or “logging” something onto the web, web-logging, blogging for short. Blogs cover large or small topics from national news to personal lives. Hyper-local blogging covers a very small regional area, usually on the scale of neighborhoods, not cities or counties or states and definitely not the nation.
According to Hyperlocal blogger Matt, hyper-local blogging can be a way to help local businesses. If you have a local brick and mortar business, then a blog might be of assistance in putting out your name and products. Matt uses hyperlocal blogging to work for a real estate agency. Location, Location, Location. Hyperlocal blogging is used to inform about those locations.
The local papers and the city or neighborhood gossip used to be the one way to inform local citizens on what was going on. These days, it might become the hyperlocal or local blogs that have the latest and most to date news and information. Just type Hyperlocal blogging into a search engine and have fun reading.