Blogger vs WordPress SEO Factors
Blogger vs WordPress , which one to choose and why ?
Blogger and WordPress are the most used content publishing platforms , but, when coming to start a website or blog every one have a dilemma to choose which on of them. “Experiment (Not related to post): I have seen in my case study/ research on meta tags , its been observed that keyword at the end of paragraph under first h2 tag ranks more. Lets see i’m place it Blogger vs WordPress SEO 2017
- Budget Factor
- SEO Factor
Budget Factor : As a beginner you don’t want to spend much unless you got a perfect knowledge on what you are doing or working on. So, it depends on your level of knowledge to spend money on a Self hosted website or a free blog platform.
Blogger vs WordPress Offered SEO Features
|URL Structure: will be “yoursitename.blogspot.com” (Free) You can buy a domain name (costs around $10 per year) and route to your blog||URL Structure: will be “yoursitename.com” you need to purchase a domain name from a domain registrar like Namecheap|
|Storage Space : 1 GB Storage Space can be used per blog and you can register using a google Email ID||Storage Space : Many Domain and Webhosting companies provide Unlimited Storage space along with the domain name costs about $4 per month. Its better to use local webhosting services for faster website speed . Blue host provides a wide range of webhosting services which includes Specialized wordpress hosting service|
|Website Design : You have limited access to design your page , No FTP access, you can edit template design or your can copy free blog templates available on the internet as per your requirements.||Website Design : You have total control over the design of your website. You will have your own cpanel to design.|
|Plugins : Blogger offers no plugins , but you have some gadgets to use .||Plugins : WordPress offers a wide range of plugins which makes your work easier. Especially for SEO|
|Monetize : Blogger offers Gadgets through which you can easily integrate adsense into your blog. But you don’t have much control over the placement of the ads , which reduces your CTR||Monetize : WordPress offers many themes which are SEO Friendly and Adsense Ready, and you have total control over the placement of ads . You can even run your own Banner ads through some plugins.|
Though there are many probloggers have achieved great results with blogger, but always had one step down in the view of SEO and as well as the comfort and control.
SEO Factors that Favors WordPress than Blogger
- Keep your URL Shorter,
- Keyword placed at the first have more impact on your SEO than that of the others. In the above example WordPress URL have the best placement your keyword.
WordPress vs Blogger Design : When we compare WordPress with Blogger, WordPress have the more flexibility for designing your website/blog page than blogger, as wordpress comes with webhosting which gives you total control on it.