4 Popular Blogging Platforms

Welcome back to EarningDiary. Today I am going write about some popular blogging platforms. We all know that choosing a right platform for our blog is so crucial. If you are new to the blogging world, then you may be little bit confused about which blogging platform you should used or is ideal for you. So, here is the lists of some popular blogging platforms –

popular blogging platforms

WordPress

According to a number of surveys, WordPress is the most popular blogging platform.It is easy to use, looking neat, have lots of plugins, user friendly admin panel and best for SEO. As a WordPress user you have two options to create a blog-self hosted blog or you can create using wordpress.com. The first one looks more professional and have more advantages than the second one. If you want to become a pro blogger and want to make money online then go for self hosted. Now a days most of the hosting companies provide single click WordPress installation and one of them is HostGator. If you want to choose HostGator as your hosting company use coupon code “TRIALHOSTGATOR” and get your first month hosting absolutely free.

popular blogging platforms

Blogger

Also called Blogspot. The most important thing about Blogspot is it is free and easy to use. If you are new to blogging world and just blog for learning,then is the best platform for you.I started my blogging career in blogspot. But later switched to WordPress because Blogspot have some limitations. Blogspot is owned by Google. Remember that You can go from blog-less to publishing your first post in under 15 minutes because of its extremely easy set up process.

popular blogging platforms

Typepad

Another professional blog service provider. They have almost everything what blogspot and WordPress can provide you like own domain name,unlimited space, block spam, podcasts etc. Typepad also provide their own advertising program and they also have build in SEO tools. They provide 3 plans, starting from $8.95/Month. If you have multiple blogs site, the starter plan allow you to host maximum of 3 blogs in one account, if you choose other plan, you get to host unlimited blogs.

popular blogging platforms

Joomla

Joomla is another favorite free to use blogging platform but is slightly more complicated blog creation software compared to WordPress and blogger. Joomla is a universal CMS. It is build on a general-purpose platform which allows easy adaptation according to your preferences. It is a great tool for building websites, but needs a lot of work for creating a true blog.