Blog VS Vlog : The Definite Comparison guide [2021]

Blog VS Vlog : The Definite Comparison guide [2021]

In this article you're going to know about the differences between Blog and Vlog , which makes more money , pros and cons of these sites , etc.....

In this article you will be looking forward to :

What is Blog?

Blog / Author
A blog (a shortened version of “weblog”) is an online journal or informational website displaying information. It is a platform where a writer or a group of writers share their views on an individual subject.

Blogging is now one of a most popular means to share your content online. The reason blogging is so popular is you can share your content for free and you can earn money easily through ads if done properly and had patience.

For what reason do people blog?

  1. To promote your business
  2. For making money..
  3. Just For fun...

Platforms for blogging :

  1. Word Press {.org}
  2. Ghost [To install ghost for free : Click here ]
  3. Word Press {.com}
  4. Medium
  5. Wix
  6. Blogger
  7. Tumblr and many more.....

Pros and Cons of Blogging :

Pros of blogging :

  1. Starting a blog is easy.
  2. Worldwide audience
  3. Blogs are Flexible i.e., you can write at any time..
  4. You can establish yourself as an expert
  5. You can develop connections with your audiences
  6. Blog gives a reason to your website  
  7. You can make money in so many ways

Cons of blogging :

  1. It's Time consuming!!!!
  2. Requires patience / persistence
  3. Technical issues consume extra time
  4. It takes time to make money
  5. Being too honest can lead trouble to your business.
  6. It reflects on your website

What is Vlog ?

Vlog / author
A video blog or video log, sometimes shortened to vlog , is a form of blog for which the medium is video, and is a form of web television. Vlog entries often combine embedded video (or a video link) with supporting text, images, and other metadata

A video form of a blog is generally called as Vlog. The term Vlog itself indicates video-log. Some users may find reading a blog is somewhat boring, so video form of information can be useful for them for knowing more interestingly.

Now a days YouTube is the one of the best ways to start Vlogging, and monetizing it is also very simple task.  Shooting of a Vlog may take more time as perfection is so important in every aspect. some Vlogs may take tens of takes, and lot of time such as 4 to 5 hours.

Platforms for Vlogging :

  1. Youtube
  2. Vimeo
  3. Facebook / Facebook live
  4. Instagram / Insta live
  5. Flickr
  6. Twitch
  7. Daily motion
  8. Patreon and many more....

Pros and cons of Vlogging :

Pros of Vlogging :

  1. Some People show interest in vlogs rather than blogs
  2. It's free to make vlogs
  3. Easy conversations & better interactions
  4. You get paid
  5. If you use blogs too you can stand out from other bloggers

Cons of Vlogging :

  1. It might kill your privacy
  2. It's also time consuming
  3. Vlogs require more bandwidth
  4. Cost of making the video{If you have high end phones this might not be valid}
  5. Space of server is a problem{In self - hosted websites}

Blogging vs Vlogging :

Blogging VS Vlogging / author

The main difference between blogging and vlogging is that blog is a written content while vlogging is similar to a blogging however, it contains video content instead of written content.

  1. When it comes to traffic both blogs and vlogs will get approx. same traffic...
  2. Researches show that people spend more time on video than text in this case vlogs win..
  3. Both blogs and vlogs have high competition in almost every topic

Conclusion :

The choice depends on the person to start a Vlog or a Blog as per his/her personality...The pros and cons should be considered before choosing between blog and vlog.

If you could run a vlog along side blog then that would be awesome.

So which one do you think suited you most Blog or Vlog?? and what's the reason?? Let us know your opinion in comments...

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