Blogging is now not just another web activity, it’s turning out to be a new field for the teenagers and the freshers to earn and learn together. Blogging doesn’t require a lot of coding talent but it requires talent in SEO, SMO , and Writing etc and if you have got this then you are all set to start earning thousands of dollars monthly. Blogging requires a platform and there are hundreds of platform to choose from on the Internet, people who have no experience about what blogging is often get confused when it comes to making a choice and generally pickup a platform which isn’t that great. So to make this process simple, we have compiled the list of Top 5 Blogging Platforms for You.
Blogger is the most used, free, and easy platform. Blogger is one of the products of Google. Blogger is totally free to use, you get a subdomain (.blogspot.com) when you create a blog on this platform but you can even change it to the one you desire using the custom domains settings. Blogger has even introduced new features which allow you to add meta description, meta tags, edit robots.txt etc which makes it one of the biggest competitor of the WordPress.
WordPress is the most used blogging platform used by the professionals. It’s a bit complicated then the Blogger platform but it’s totally versatile. You need a hosting plan with one domain to start up a WordPress blog. WordPress blogs have got a large number plugins to make your WordPress blog even better. If you are searching for a free, less versatile version of WordPress.org then you should check out WordPress.com.
LiveJournal once used to be the most popular platform, the position today held by Blogger but later when better platforms like Blogger and WordPress came in the market LiveJournal went down, slowly. LiveJournal has still maintained its quality. LiveJournal has got easy navigation. Likewise other platforms LiveJournal too offers you to start up a free blog.
Tumblr is one of the newly released blogging platforms in the market. Tumblr was launched in April 2007 and since then it has prospered a lot. Today it’s WorldWide Alexa is 38 with Google Page Rank of 8. Tumblr is a “microblogging” platform and is completely free to join.
Posterous is the latest of all the blogging platforms mentioned in this list. Posterous is now an acquaintance of Twitter. Posterous was launched in May, 2008. Posterous is similar to Tumblr, both of them are microblogging platforms are completely free to join.