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Major difference between blog and website and their similarities

Last week on Facebook I received a message from a good friend asking me what are difference between blog and website 

I have once asked this type of question when I was a novice in the IT industry so I pick up my phone straight to and typed in this keyword but unfortunately I was unable to find any answer that will satisfy me
But now I want to write this post in other to explain more to you about difference between blog and website.

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What is a blog

A blog is a type of website where  content is presented and update from time to time in a chronologically way (I.e latest post appear first) and content in a blog are called blog post

What is a website

In a simple way of divining a website
A website is a place where advertising,buying and selling take place. if someone need to purchase anything online they are expect to go to website.
For a quick understanding:- every blog is a website but not all website are blog
now let’s look deep into the two firstly blog

What is blogging

Blogging is the act of maintaining and publishing of content in a blog
Every article / content in a blog are called blog post. And blog owners are called blogger
Blogging involves writing skills, search engine optimization, social media marketing and many more

History of blogging

Blogging has started since the late 90s and it is derived from the word “weblog” and later shorten to the word “blog”
In the late 90 people started the creation of running personal web pages where they published regular updates content about their activities
The most popular tool launched then is  in 1999 and later it was acquired by google
In the 2003 WordPress was launched and till now it has became the most popular popular blogging platform

What are blog used for

It depends on what individual are using for since you can shape you blog anyway you want it to be
But basically people use blog to journal about their daily personal lives or give out commentaries on social, political, spiritual or other related dimensions.

What is  blog website

A blog can be create along side with a website
Companies do have a website with a homepage which welcomes and introduces readers to the company’s mission, services and contact details.
It could also have a blog with a homepage showing latest news and updates about its services and make people know more about the website
Research has said website with blog are generating 40℅ revenue than those without a blog

What are the benefit of blog

One benefit of blog that baffled me the most is generation of revenue
Has I have said earlier website with blog do generate 40℅ revenue more than those without a blog
Thou Each individual blogger has their own motivation for blogging has some use it as alternative to journal which they use it to keep records of their activities
Many bloggers make money from their blogs using various monetization methods like me some people will say they are blogging for passion but passion can’t pay my own bills.
Businesses use blogging to bring more potential customers to their websites since it will let people know more about their business

Here are the major difference between blog and website listed below

  • Home page content are static
  • It contains portfolio works
  • No comments section
  • Testimonies are display
  • Transactions are done
  • Reviews about product
  • It require professional skill
  • Customer care service is provide
  • Almost every business has a website
  • Content are display in chronological order
  • It contains comments section
  • No testimony is display
  • Article are organized in category
  • Every blog has author
  • No professional skill is required
  • No customers care service
  • Some business have a blog

Similarities between blog and website

  • They both need seo
  • The both have plugins, pages, and posts
  • The both are hosted
  • They have domain names
  • They target specific audience
  • They contains picture,link,content
  • They needs hard work

Conclusion on difference between blog and website

All apple are fruit but not all fruit are apple at the same time all blog are website but not all blog are website
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How much to host a website in nigeria using domain king

Here today I want to discuss with you how much to host a website in Nigeria

Yea its a good question I have once be in that shoe
While I was a novice in the IT industry then i just want to start blogging but I was curious how much am I going to host a site here in Nigeria
Then I went to google and do many research but all the answer I am getting to this question is helpless
Here I this article I am going to show you complete breakdown of web hosting I Nigeria using domainking
Of course I chose domainking because it was one of my best host
indeed I use domainking to host this site you are reading now they are the root of this site speed
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Now what do you need to host a website?

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In this article I will divide the cost of hosting a website into three categories below I will outline all the money you will spend in the website hosting project

1. Web hosting service:-

A website needs to be hosted on a server connected to the internet.
You need to pay a web hosting service to house your website on the web.
The price depends on the host you are using
But in domainking you can get as low as #3600 yearly on promo but normal price you can get as low as #4600
And the second category is
2. domain name cost :
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Domain name is the name of your website in which your audience type in their browser address bar to land on your site
Example: the domain name of this blog you are reading is if you type this in any browser address bar you will surely land on this blog
Domain name is not free you buy it.
You will need to register it with some yearly fees. You Can only register a domain name that no other person has registered before.
The same company that you use for your host can provide you domain name
As I have said early I am going to use domainking web hosting service in this content
Here is the domain price in domainking

3. Content creation fee:-

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A blog/website without content is not recognized
Though It’s not really compulsory you create paid contents on your blog but its recommended if you are a newbie in the industry
In Nigeria, you could get a copy written for 500 Naira to 50,000 Naira, depending on what you want and the level of skills required.

4. Web designer fee:-

If you are a newbie you are not advice to do your blog designing by your self you will need to hire a professional
Because your blog layout might affect your seo if not done properly
An SEO will also ensure that the structure and layout of your website is search engine friendly.
as well as help you develop strategies that will increase website traffic.
Some plug-ins may also be required to add some unique features you are demanding. So, the more features you want on your business website the steeper the cost of design and development.

Now how much to host a website in Nigeria using domainking(WordPress)

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Let’s add all the above mentioned service altogether
  • Domain name fee
  • Web host fee
  • Web designer fee
  • Content creation fee
domain and web hosting fee:-
As am writing now in domainking host with one domain is= 4600 (without promo code)
content creation fee:-
In Nigeria here you can get as low as #500 per content and you need atleast 40 content that’s
web designer fee:-
The amount depends on the type of programmer you want to hire you can get a web design service for as low as #5000

The total cost of creating a website in Nigeria (WordPress)

Now let’s calculate everything altogether webhost fee (with free domain) + content creation fee + web designer fee=
4500+20000+5000= #29500

Total cost without content creation fee

Since you can write the content by yourself let’s calculate the total cost without content creation fee
Web host fee +web designer fee =
4500+5000= #9500
But since you are a newbie hire a content writer

Conclusion on how much to host a website in Nigeria

Having Gone through the above write-ups i strongly believe you now know the average cost of creating and setting up a website in Nigeria.
but note:- you can create a free blog using if you want to create a website using blogger you will not pay for hosting only domain fee (#1000)
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