Monday, March 24, 2014

Should I Use Blogger for My Business Website? Realistic Pros vs Cons over Wordpress.

How Using Blogger Might Save Your Small Business Hundreds of Dollars Every Year

This article is not actually meant to be a "Blogger vs. Wordpress" checklist, it is meant to explain why Blogger is a effective and easy system to consider for most small business owners, and its potential for saving a lot of money and time when getting a company website up and running by lowering setup and maintenance costs.

META: A screenshot me me updating my Blogger with this article. 

Ok, so you're a small business owner and you're already familiar with the fact that a web presence is a very important factor in a modern company, and you've probably already heard of Wordpress and gotten an estimated quote of between 3-6 thousand dollars for a site by an established firm or freelancer, and rates pertaining to site maintenance and marketing. Now, let me try to present the Blogger solution for small business that I specialize in and provide some cognitive dissonance.

First off, what is Blogger?

Blogger is a CMS (Content Management System) like Wordpress, currently owned by Google, and was originally designed to be a blog-specific CMS. This meant that there were no static pages (about us, location, etc pages), few design options, and a Blogger Navbar over the pages - all terrible for business sites. However, Google got their stuff together, and overhauled the system to fix these main issues, and now it's a different beast altogether, but retains its focus on the most important thing for marketing on search engines: CONTENT.

Blogger can, although it arguably requires more work, be used as a competent web design tool (since it does have raw HTML and CSS editing with the ability to add jquery/javascript tools), but now, with the addition of static pages and significantly increased flexibility with design, Blogger has become a powerful but overlooked platform to build a site upon.

Of the major names to compare to, the easiest way of looking at it on a scale is:
<---More Standardized |||| More Flexibility--->
<---Ease of Use |||| More Work Required --->
Blogger ---- Wordpress ---- Drupal

In short, Blogger is a platform that has been reduced in terms of potential use to make it easier for the end user to modify and update, but can be hacked into increased functionality.

To summarize for the business owner:
If the website you need is informational in nature (brochure site), need a basic 5-10 page site with a contact form, Google Maps embedded, and a mobile-version ready to go, Blogger might be the option you've been looking for. (...and it's cheaper to setup than a Wordpress site!)


The Blogger template uses a lot of jquery tools to create a traditional website feel, though there are still some Blogger-touches noticeable to the trained eye. The disadvantage is that using Blogger in this way is limited in features and/or tricky to accomplish things that are easy to do with WordPress widgets and plugins.

On the other hand, the main advantages to using Blogger as a website platform are...
  1. Free hosting (Google hosted)
  2. Unlimited bandwidth
  3. Rock solid server security
  4. Automatically backed up
  5. Simple UI for clients to edit posts and replace photos
  6. Multiple users can be given author/admin privileges
  7. Great for SEO purposes
  8. Easy to integrate with other Google Apps for Business products
  9. Mobile-Site ready - most templates can be easily modified to add a mobile version
When we set up a business client with a Blogger website, the most important part is to train them in using the Blogger UI, and expanding on point 5, the content system is incredibly easy to learn, and updating the site with new content is streamlined, and provides real search engine results after 2-3 months/20-30 posts of investment even in competitive markets.


Well, hope this has been informational, and check out our clients list at the bottom of the web design page for examples of happy customers using the Blogger platform for their businesses and groups.

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    1. Hello every one please i will like to talk about the goodness of GOD in my life after so many months of trying to get a loan on the internet and was scammed the sum of $1,800 i became so desperate in getting a loan from a legit lender online then a friend told me that there is a legit loan company where he got his loan fast and easy without any stress so he introduced me to a Man called Edward Jones Jr , So i applied for a loan sum of ($60,000.00) with low interest rate so the loan was approved and deposited into my bank account that was how i was able to get my loan and i was able to pay off my bills. i am advising every one who is interested in getting a loan fast and easy to kindly contact them via email: {jonesloanfinance@yahoo.com }, So thanks as you read the greatest testimony of my life and thanks be to GOD almighty for his goodness upon my life. Lindsey Tyler

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    Good day, Out of my busy schedule just feel like to quickly share this because i know am going to save thousand of lives with this. A lot of persons will agree with me that fake loan lenders is no longer a news to us it has been trending for some months now and i was also victimized when i tried seeking for a loan for the invention of a new patent and invest on stock. After so many failed attempt to get a loan there was one company who proved themself to be different among the rest, They are trust worthy, straight forward, honest and reliable. I won't say much because as the saying goes "experience is the best teacher", I will candid advice anyone who need a loan of any amount to kindly contact this one and only true lenders UPSTART LOAN on their email address: ( upstartloan@yahoo.com ) Or you can as well text/call them on ( +1(574) 301-1639 ) . I remain my humble self Wesley Kurt Dwayne, I reside at Park Ave Richmond VA 23220. Say no more to be victim of scam enough is enough for the wise, Don't trust until you verified contact UPSTART LOAN now and share your own awesome experience with them.

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  11. Your article is very useful for me as I want to build a website for my business. I was suggested to choose one of the website builders for business, but I haven't decided yet. I don't have much experience in website building, so your information has helped me to find out all necessary things about Blogger. Maybe I'll give it a try. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. FINANCIAL BREAKTHROUGH

    Life indeed is GRACE, I'am Daan Sophia currently in California USA. I would like to share my experience with you guys on how I got a loan of $185,000.00 USD to clear my bank draft and start up a new business. It all started when i lost my home and belongings due to the bank draft I took to offset some bills and some personal needs. I became so desperate and began to seek for funds at all means. Luckily for me I heard a colleague of mine talking about this company, I got interested although i was scared of being scammed, I was compelled by my situation and had no choice than to seek advise from my friend regarding this very company and was given their contact number, getting intouch with them really made me skeptical due to my past experience with online lenders, little did i know this very Company "PROGRESSIVE LOAN INC. was a godsent to me and my family and the entire Internet World, this company has been of great help to me and some of my colleague and today am a proud owner of well organized business and responsibilities are well handled all thanks to Josef Lewis of (progresiveloan@yahoo.com).. So if really you are genuinely in need of a loan either to expand or start up your own business or in any form of financial difficulty, i advise you give Mr Josef Lewis of Progressive loan the opportunity of financial upliftment in your life Email: progresiveloan@yahoo.com OR Call/Text +1(603) 786-7565 and not fall victim of online scam in the name of getting a loan. thanks



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  14. ALL THANKS TO UPSTART LOAN AM NOW FINANCIALLY STABLE . upstartloan@yahoo.com
    I am Michelle Huxford from Casper, Wyoming. I was in a very chronic financial issue and terminal health situation some few weeks back. After all my search for assistance from friends and neighbors proved abortive, I feel there was no one who truly cares. I became so emaciated due to lack of good food and my 2 kids age 5 and 8 were not also good looking due to lack of proper care as a result of finance. One faithful morning I saw an old time friend of my late husband and I told him all I have been going through and he said the only way he could help was to direct me to a good loan agency that also helped him, He explained to me on how he was financially down and how he got boosted by this loan agency UPSTART LOAN INC ( upstartloan@yahoo.com ) who grant him 245,000 USD loan at an affordable rate. He further assured me that they were the only legit loan firm he found in the quest of seeking for loan after been scammed by various fake loan lenders online. He gave me their email: upstartloan@yahoo.com or text/call (574) 301-1639, That was how i applied and was also granted a loan and my life changed for the good. CONTACT THE ONLY GENUINE LENDERS( UPSTART LOAN INC) VIA email: upstartloan@yahoo.com or call +1 (574) 301-1639 to resolve your financial mess.
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  15. EDWARD JONES FINANCE IS THE BEST PLACE TO GET A LOAN {Jonesloanfinance@yahoo.com},
    God bless you sir, I will not stop telling the world about your kindness in my life, I am a single mum with kids to look after. My name is Emily Thomas and I am from Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL . A couple of weeks ago My friend visited me and along our discussion she told me about EDWARD JONES FINANCE, that they can help me out of my financial situation, I never believed cause I have spend so much money on different loan lenders who did nothing other than running away with my money. I have been in a financial mess for the pass 7 months now, She advised I give it a try so I mailed him and explain all about my financial situation to him, he therefore took me through the loan process and gave me a loan of $390,000.00 at a very low interest rate of 2% and today I am a proud business owner and can now take good care of my kids, If you must contact any firm to get any amount of loan you need with a low interest rate of 2% and better repayment schedule, please contact EDWARD JONES FINANCE email:- {Jonesloanfinance@yahoo.com} OR Text +1(307) 217-5388

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