Do you want to create a blog but do not know what kind of blog would you make? You are not alone. Many people who feel that way. The easiest solution is to know about 5 types of blogs that exist in the virtual world today.
1. Personal Blog
Personal blogs are blogs that are generally made just for leisure time or sharing things of everyday life. This type of blog is basically an online public records so that the topic can be anything. In addition, a personal blog is not intended to make money. Nevertheless, this type of blog owners will still be enjoying being a blogger.
2. Authority blogs
Authority blog is a blog created by the serious blogger. The purpose of the blog is to be an expert on the topic under discussion.
In terms of getting visitors, authority blogs do not focus on visitors from search engines, but also to pick up visitors from social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest). Therefore, if there were no search engines, blogs Authority of still getting traffic from social media.
Related content, blogs authorities are generally not concerned keyword. Not surprisingly, the authorities blog publish hundreds to thousands of quality article because of the topics they discuss are not narrow (eg, health, home, self improvement, technology, etc.).
3. Niche Blog
In contrast with authority blogs, niche blogs focus on a particular keyword that attempted to enter the page one search engine. Making this blog has a pattern types: keyword research, content creation, and search engine optimization.
In terms of visitors, niche blogs cleave to visitors coming from search engines (mainly Google), so usually the busy niche blog owners looking for backlinks from various sources so that their blogs get into the first page of Google for the keyword dibidiknya.
Since only rely visitors from Google, the biggest drawback is the loss of visitors niche blog in an instant if the Google search algorithm update. You may have read the blog owner complaints niche in internet marketing forums because they are excluded from the blog page 1 Google result of Google Panda, Google's Penguin, or manual penalty Google.
Today there is much debate about which one is better in making money between authority blogs and niche blogs. The fan blog authority claimed that the authority is the best blog to make money. So is the claim of the "lovers" niche blogs. However, in my opinion, both are good to make money throughout its content and quality backlinks.
4. The Company Blog
In recent years many companies have added a blog on their website. Companies use their blogs to inform important announcements, introducing new products or services, and communicate with customers. Therefore, the blog of this type generally are not monetized with advertisements for third parties ..
5. Spam blog
Blog spam is a blog created with no regard to quality. This blog type generally in the form of blogs automatically generated content (AGC), which can be easily created in a massive amount. The owners live using software (also specific code or plugins) making the content of your blog or website to others and their blog content will be easily filled.
Although easy to make, spam blogs often gets complaints from the owner of the blog content is taken as a violation of copyright. Not only that, this type blogs become easy targets Google in cleaning up search results from content that is not qualified.
By knowing the above five types of blogs, you get an idea of what kind of blog you want to create. Personally, I just make a blog and a blog niche authority.
What about you?