The question of which is best, a website or a blog has a different answer today than it might have a few years ago. As the saying goes “the more things change the more they stay the same”. This holds true when discussing the differences between websites and blogs.
Why does this happen, you ask? There are almost as many theories as there are SEO (Search Engine Optimization) experts. Many believe that this probation period is not related to the sites themselves, but to their links. It is believed that back link (pure link popularity) credit is placed in a reserve for a period of time (2-4 months) before it is applied to ranking and has an effect. The theory behind this is to combat PR (Page Rank) purchasers from dominating PR from the beginning. It is meant to deter spam websites.
It is easy to set up- Getting a blog up is much easier than learning how to build a website and upload it to your server. This fact will allow you to get a website up in a matter of days or hours depending on your current skills. There is no value to your online real estate until it is up and alive on the internet. The fact that you can get a site up this quickly allows you to get your business up and running very quickly. A blog also allows you to start very small and simple and then make improvements along the way. The key is to get your site online as soon as possible. This allows you to start developing a readership very quickly and at a very low cost.
Follow my blog ARE MAGNETS FOR SEARCH ENGINES: Go on, get on to Google and, whatever topic you search, you’ll inevitably see that the search engines have thrown up a number of blogs in the top ten results. This is because blogs are constantly showing fresh, new and key word friendly content just like your web pages should; that’s a Blog’s very reason for being. Imagine the value to you of having your own Blog pop in the top end of search results. The ubiquitous search engines clamor to highlight fresh, appropriate content – they love it. Constantly re-newed and freshened blogs leave stale, ageing (and rarely updated) web sites for dead.
Make Money Online niches get better comments. The spammers assume that Make Money Online are a lot more aware of them then other niches so the spammers have no choice but to write better comments for a more savvy webmaster. The commenters of make money online blogs know about keywords and long tails. Therefore, your commenters might help you out by adding some new long tails you didn’t think of!
The more online blogs that you own, the more bait you can throw into the ocean. By having many blogs you can try to build each up to the point where it is making $1 – $20 a day. This is much more easily achievable than building one super blog and expecting it to the same.
Over the past few years, blogs have become the new craze of the internet. First it was online diaries, then online communities like MySpace, followed by the personal blog. The types of blogs vary from personal to business to narrative. Some blogs are so popular that they have Google PageRanks of 6 and above (on a scale of 10), and get hundreds, if not thousands of hits a day. When this happens, it becomes easy to make money with blogs.
Do you have kids, do they get into funny situations, and you can relate them online. You can also talk about politics on your blog if you want to. Certainly there are always funny and often interesting stories there. Create more than one and you will know how to get rich quick firsthand.