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Which Blog Platform Should You Use?

Blogging-PlatformsOne of the first things you need to do when you set up a blog is to have a place to put the blog. The two options are a FREE hosting platform, like WordPress.com or Blogger, OR you can get your own self-hosted blog, like WordPress.org, which requires you to pay a monthly hosting fee in order for a hosting company to maintain your blog on their server.

Some of the things you should ask yourself when deciding on a blog server include:

  • What will this blog be used for – business or personal?
  • Will this be a money-making blog?
  • Can I afford to pay a host server?
  • How much technical skills will I need?
  • How much flexibility do I need?
  • Would I like unlimited options on customization?
  • Am I able to put ads on my blog?

Look at this video to get an introduction to the three most popular blog platforms: WordPress.com, WordPress.org, and Blogger.com.

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Why You Should Use Your Blog as a Internet Marketing Tool

Why You Should Use Your Blog as a Internet Marketing Tool

Make-Money-OnlineIn the past, the term “blogging” has conjured up an image of a online website of someone’s personal life, including pictures of pets and family. While some still use a blog for this format, blogging has transformed into a whole other medium for getting information onto the Internet.

My blog, Inspired to Write, has went through those changes as well. From a personal blog of my daily life adventures to a more focused blog on the writing niche and inspiring other writers.

Blogging comes from the term “weblog”, and is a great tool to use to market a product or tidbits of information, whether for money making purposes or as a hobby. There are various free blogging platforms that enable you to create your own account and write about topics or niches of your interest. The ability to freely express your own views, share information, or promote through this platform is one reason why many people enjoy doing it.

Many people do not even realize that blogging could also make you money. While blogging has been around for awhile, the last few years it has been considered a great internet marketing tool.

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