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How to select your blog platform

Mar 25th, 2011 | By
BlogTips Tutorial:<br />How to select your blog platform

Alright! You recognized your organisation can benefit from a blog and you know what you will blog about. But… which “software” should you use to blog? From the many different blogplatforms on the market, which suits your needs? In this tutorial, I explain the questions you need to ask yourself, the basic choices you will (…)

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Selecting a blog platform – Part 1: A critical choice

Sep 2nd, 2009 | By
Selecting a blog platform – Part 1: A critical choice

Alright! You recognized your organisation can benefit from a blog and you know what you will blog about. The next step is critical: Choosing your blog platform, the “software” to edit, publish and host your blog. Choosing the right blog platform is critical. You might set out as “let me give this a decent try”, (…)

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Selecting a blog platform – Part 2: Selfhost or not?

Aug 29th, 2009 | By
Selecting a blog platform – Part 2: Selfhost or not?

After reading Part 1 in this series, you will agree with me that selecting the right blog platform, the software you will use to create and maintain your blog, is critical. Which of the four platforms we are considering will it be? WordPress, Tumblr, Typepad – Movable Type or Blogger? Your right selection will be (…)

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Selecting a blog platform – Part 3: Functionality

Aug 25th, 2009 | By
Selecting a blog platform – Part 3: Functionality

Part 1 of this series showed how critical it is to choose the blog platform suited for your needs, before you start. in Part 2, we covered one of the first questions you need to ask yourself: will I selfhost my blog or not? Today, we’re covering a topic which is just as critical in (…)

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Selecting a blog platform – Part 4: Ease-of-use and support

Aug 24th, 2009 | By
Selecting a blog platform – Part 4: Ease-of-use and support

In this series, we looked at the criticality of choosing the right blog platform and how the different blog platforms differ in functionality and in the way they host the blogs. Now, let’s concentrate more on you, the blogger. Do you want to concentrate on writing posts, without spending too much time on fiddling with (…)

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Selecting a blog platform – Part 5: Layout, design and navigation

Aug 23rd, 2009 | By
Selecting a blog platform – Part 5: Layout, design and navigation

So far, we have covered some basic questions before you can make a solid choice which blog platform to use: selfhosting your blog or not, what functionality you demand, and what ease of use and support you can expect. With this triple pack, you can more or less decide on a blog software. Unless…, if (…)

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Selecting a blog platform – Part 6: Customizability

Aug 21st, 2009 | By
Selecting a blog platform – Part 6: Customizability

To make a solid choice which blog platform to use, we looked at factors like selfhosting your blog or not, what functionality you demand, ease of use and support as well as design, layout and navigation features. Some bloggers are very particular about their tools, and want it just the way they like it, in (…)

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Selecting a blog platform – Part 7: The bottom line

Aug 19th, 2009 | By
Selecting a blog platform – Part 7: The bottom line

Making the choice which blog platform to use? Ask yourself: “Do I want to selfhost my blog or not?”, “What functionality do I want?”, “How important are ease of use and support, design, layout and navigation features and customizability for me?”… Looking at all of these factors, here are my bottom line recommendations: