To my understanding from, “Why Blog,” I see Alex Reid, the author of the article is trying to convince the audience how beneficial blogging can be. Blogging can help you to become a better writer, and be more creative with your work. Alex Reid compares the difference between writing essays to writing blogs instead. Alex Reid explains that there is no exact definition of a blog. He does a great job of describing how a blog works and how to create one. In the end, Alex Reid gives a month to keep a blog creation simple at first and look at other bloggers websites for inspiration, ideas or to learn something.