DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A WEBSITE AND A BLOG

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Often I get asked about what a blog is, and how it is different from a website.

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If you are thinking about starting a blog or a website, then understanding these terms will help you meet your goals.

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I will be explaining what a blog is, and what the difference between blog and websites is. I will also be talking to you about the usage scenarios.

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A blog is a type of website where the content is presented in reverse chronological order (newer content appear first ).

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Blogs are typically run by an individual or a small group of people to present information in a conversational style. However, now there are a lot of corporate blogs that produce a lot of informational and thought-leadership style content.

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A tyypical blog post have comments section where users can respond to the article.

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Blogs are a type of website. The only real difference between a blog and other types of website is that blogs are updated on a regular basis with new content, which is displayed in reverse chronological order (new blog posts first).

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A typical website is static in nature where the contents are organized in pages, and they are not updated frequently. Whereas a blog is dynamic, and it is usually updated more frequently. Some bloggers publish multiple new articles in one day.

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A blog can be part of a website. Often businesses have a blog section where they regularly create content to inform and educate their customers.

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In simple terms, all blogs can be a website or part of a website. However, not all websites can be called blogs.

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Many businesses are realizing the potential of a blog in their overall marketing strategy.

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Business owners now add a separate blog section to their websites in other to get more traffic from search engines.

That’s because blogs are proven to improve search engine optimization (SEO).

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Blogs also come with a RSS feed feature which allows users to stay updated with your latest posts. When a new post is published, the RSS feed is updated automatically.

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Smart marketers often connect the RSS feed with an email newsletter or web push notification to send their users a notification alert about recent posts, product announcements, and more.

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