While blogging on BlogSpot, I realized that it is missing many essential features like
Reason Why WordPress is my choice of Blogging platform:
1. WordPress support
2. WordPress Themes and plugins
- Hire a WordPress theme designer
- Buy a Premium Theme
- Download free WordPress theme
3. WordPress as a static Website
If you are planning to create a static website, you can always trust WordPress as it is periodically updated and gives better and improved results. Having your static website with WordPress will help you in better SEO and ranking in search engine.
In the last couple of months, many of my clients who shifted from static HTML Websites to WordPress have seen a great improvement in search engine raking. There is no rocket science in it, as WordPress plugins helps a lot to optimize your on site SEO, and, dashboard makes it easier to make changes and update thing for non-techie people. Moreover, WordPress offers easy ways to integrate social media on your site and there is no second thought that in coming years, Social media is going to change the SEO industry.
Tip: Doesn’t matter what platform you use, make sure you take the advantage of Google+, Delicious, Digg, FB and Twitter to make your blog more social.
4. WordPress is SEO friendly
SEO is the last thing you will be worried about because by default WordPress is more SEO friendly than BlogSpot and other Blogging platform. Though you can use best recommended WordPress SEO plugin to enhance your WordPress blog SEO.
5. Trust and respect
To become a successful blogger, you need to gain trust and respect of a wider range of audience. Blogspot being a free blogging platform is used by a lots of spammers to create back links. Therefore, people tend to avoid Blogspot blogs. If you have a Self hosted blog (in this case it is WordPress), not only will you be considered as a serious blogger but it is more likely that people will have a firm belief in the reliability of information you share.
Once you have the required trust and respect, you can easily contact private advertisers and increase your potential to make money. Many advertising agencies like BuySellads, doesn’t entertain Bloggers from BlogSpot or many such sub-domain hosted site. Moreover, many Advertising agencies like Infolinks and BuySellads have launched Dedicated plugins for WordPress blog.
Check out this guide: How to make money from self hosted WordPress blog
Though, these are some of the pros of WordPress but at the same time there are many cons of WordPress like it’s resource hungry, you need to have good How to WordPress knowledge to fix WordPress when it throws any error.
I’m sure you have your own opinion regarding why you love wordpress or why you love blogspot? We would love to hear your opinion.
Here are some of the reasons which I can explain on why WordPress is my choice of Blogging platform and why you should prefer WordPress over other Blogging platform. Do let us know that if given a choice between BlogSpot and WordPress platform, which one would you select and why?