Blogs are everywhere these days and with them being ranked high in search engines interest continues to be at an all-time high. Free blogs are where most people start to get their feet wet. The two best options are WordPress and Blogger with Blogger being Google’s free option. Both are great ways to get your first blog on the Internet. Let us look at the pros and cons of both platforms for the free blog user.
WordPress is a blogging platform that is easy to work with, and offer a lot of plug-ins, which makes customization much easier. The free hosting is just for personal blogs and not business blogs. If you want to put up a blog for your business and stay out of trouble, choose a paid option with WordPress. Many people love WordPress as you can make it and customize it to your liking.
Blogger is powered by Google and is another free option. You may not be able to customize as much as WordPress, but it has several advantages. The first it seems blogger blogs are always rated highly in Google search rankings. You can also add virtually any kind of site to Blogger, which is a big advantage. You can also earn cash through their Adsense program if that is the direction you want to go. Blogger is easy to use and set-up and you can have your blog online in minutes.
Both are excellent options to get you started with a free blog. Play around and see which option fits you best. Some people prefer one to the other, but it will be up to you.