Websites including blogs continue to grow online. In 2017 alone, the number of websites that went live was almost 2.5 million with each having 3.7 users. This is concrete proof that blogs are now being recognized as a valuable resource by small companies and private individuals.
It’s a fact, though, that many people who are just starting a blog prefer to use the free blogging platforms such as WordPress and Blogger. They have their own reasons for doing that such as being cost-effective and being able to avoid possible downtime. It’s understandable to do that for a start but if you have a blog that you’re bent on keeping for the long term and you want to earn income from, choosing the self-hosted route is a good option. [Read more…]