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Which blogging platform do you use and why?


Which blogging platform do you use and why?

Question of the Day

Questions and Answers About Book Blogging

I recently started a new series of posts on my Twitter asking a question of the day. The idea behind it is to get chatting more about book blogging and everything involved with being a book blogger. 

I'll be showcasing answers to the questions in a series of blog posts here on www.JoLinsdell.com so we can develop the conversation even more and go into more detail.

Which blogging platform do you use and why?

A topic that comes up a lot among book bloggers is which blogging platform to use. I recently did a blog post Blogger VS Wordpress: The Pros and Cons to do a comparison of the two main free platforms.

I wanted to reach out and see what fellow book bloggers in my community were using though to delve a little deeper into why they choose the platform they did for their own book blog. 

What the Book Blogging Community had to say:

Wordpress - I think the interface on the back end is so useful. You just need to be aware of storage and think about it (don't use a big image if you're going to resize it to small anyway etc) @SifaPoulton

Blogger. I wish I had Wordpress though. But when I started it in 2011 the person who helped me was only familiar with Blogger/Blogspot and I didn’t know zilch.@NadanessSobhi

Wordpress. When I started blogging in 2014 I did a good research on which platform to use and I liked WP the most as it seemed to have plenty of options and customizations and plugins. @Mehsi_Hime

Blogger. I claimed my blog name way waaaaaay back but didn't start blogging until 2011. It's the only platform I knew about. There are so many options now! @AVoraciousReadr

I use Wordpress ….Many blogs I first followed used WP. I don’t think I knew there were other options! @ReadingLadiesBC

WordPress. I use the free one and it's easy to use for a tech dino like me. Keep an eye on storage though - just spent hours clearing media. @cats_herding

Have been with WordPress since starting the blog nine years ago. I dabbled with Blogger for a different site first but didn’t care for it. @BookerTalk

I started with Blogger, but free WP was so much easier. I now have my own paid domain with WP for no ads etc. @gaskella

You might also like: Blogger VS Wordpress: The Pros and Cons

Which blogging platform do you use and why?

Which platform do you use for your book blog? What made you chose that option? Do you ever consider changing over to a different host? 

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  1. The variety has of responses is always interesting! ~Carol, Reading Ladies