Do Readers Take You, as a Blogger, Seriously?

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  What separates professional bloggers from the amateurs? Take a look at many amateur blogs, and you’ll notice they are using such free platforms as Blogger, Posterous, Tumblr, and Wordpress.com. They are all great, but few professional bloggers use these services. Why? Because the free services highly limit what you can do with your blog. They have generic designs and don’t let you customize critical aspects of your blog. That’s why almost every professional blogger has a self-hosted Wordpress blog (Wordpress.org, not Wordpress.com). Look at Copyblogger.com, Problogger.net, … [Read more...]