Hey! “Do I need a blog or a website?”, “Am not a blogger what is the importance of a blog to my website?”, “How do I add a blog to my website?” – These are the most common questions we get from our audience. All these questions are very important ones and this article will show you exactly how to understand these terms and how they will help you meet your goals.
As it goes, all Cameroonians are Africans but not all Africans are Cameroonians; it goes same with blogs and websites – All blogs are websites but not all websites are blogs.
In simple terms, a website (Site on web) is really anyplace you can visit online with a URL or Domain or in simple terms website address(http://www.digitalgong.com) and it allows you to view content(video,pictures,audio,and text). So essentially EVERYTHING on the internet is a website! So. A blog is a type of website (Web log= Blog).
A website can include a blog, in the form of a sub-domain or separate page and linked to the homepage. A website could be anything from a single static page to a Billion-users social network (like Facebook).
Based on our discussions, it is now clear what a website or a blog is. We are going to hint you on how to make a choice based on your objectives and goals.
When you put your objectives and strategies together, you will clearly see what to go for. For example, if you are more concerned with creating content (educative, entertaining and informative) on a regular basis for others to read, you should go with a blog.
If you want a full featured online portal with many functionalities and possibilities, you should go with a website. If you run a business, then you must have a website combined with a blog.
Creating both website and a blog site may cost money if you wish to own it 100%, If you have made your choice we can give you a free quote; There are also a ton of hosted sites that let you do guest blogging for free and earn some traffic in the process, yes! your online reputation is built. Examples of guest blogging websites are WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, Wix, Quora, LinkedIn, Facebook etc.
One thing which you should also know is that the most popular blogging platform WordPress can always be used as a Website, and you will get SEO advantages and easy content management. If you want to go for WordPress we can always develop a professional SEO WordPress theme for your project.
We hope this article helped answer your questions about the difference between a blog and a website. You may also want to visit our portfolio to see some of the websites and blogs we have built for our clients in Cameroon.
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