Reuters.com published this deansguide article August 3, 2008
Who is this man and how will he change your life? For the answer go to the bottom under “Recommendation”
The following is a blog services review with a rich variety of information reviewed so that you can evaluate which blogging platform is best for your blog. The review is done by TopTenreviews.com a site with massive traffic and the page views to it back up. I provide a quick Analysis and My Recommendation at the end of the article.
Top Ten Review’s Categories
3. Web Services
6. Video Games
Top Ten Review’s Blogging Platform Review
Platforms: WordPress; Type Pad-Blogger; Yahoo 360; AOL Journals; Windows Live Spaces; Xanga; Live Journal; Vax; and Myspace
Reviewer Comments: In this section you can read user reviews good and bad
Rank: Gold, Silver, Bronze are awarded the top 3 Services
Block Rating System: Excellent = 4 blks; Very Good = 3 blks; Good = 2 blks; Fair = 1 blk; and Poor gets a 0
Note: The systems is similar to Consumer Reports with a matrix of features rated and benefits provided. It is very through and complete
As if this was not enough, Top Ten provides you with two sections to consider:
1. Why Blog?: A featured section on the benefits of blogging and why you should be doing it
2. What to Look for in a Blog Service: This is a great place to begin and is located at the bottom of the review page here
This is one of the best formatted reviews I have seen of Blog Services aka Platforms. It addresses most everything you need to consider before establishing your blog.
I like WordPress and I would not use any other blog platform. I am also biased because I have utilized WordPress for nearly a year and a half. It is the simplest services to utilize in regards to the technology learning curve and it also supports rich back end traffic analytics for your blog
Question under the picture at the beginning of this article: Who is this man and how will he change your life?
Answer: WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg