Blog vs. Static Website: Why Blogs are Moneymakers?

profitable content website

High-traffic content website

If you’re still up in the air about what type of website is best for your small business, or you’re toying with including a blog, here are a few facts that may help you decide.  

Despite all the hype, a blog is really nothing more than a website. Essentially a blog is a website with an easy to use content management system that allows for quick updating in chronological order.  

Blogs or “weblogs” as they were originally called, trace their roots to online journaling and community building efforts. However, used as a business tool, blogs are uniquely positioned to make you money. Here’s why.  

The structure of blogs is perfect for revenue producing efforts.  

  1. Blog sites tend to be heavy on content and their ease of use makes it easy to add updates.
  2. Regardless of which blogging platform you use, you’ll be able to produce a content-based site with a series of well-targeted pages.

Why does this matter? It’s critical because search engines love content. Textual content keeps search engine spiders well fed and persuades them to visit again and again. Google, Yahoo and MSN reward information-packed sites with better positioning in search results and index these sites quickly.  

Blogs have an advantage when it comes to traffic.  

Effective blog use produces high search engine rankings and, thus, great traffic levels. Traffic is a key to profitability. Your site won’t make you money if no one sees it. The traffic advantage blogs enjoy with search engines is one of the main reasons to consider choosing a blog for your website or adding one to your existing static site.  

You’re probably thinking you can just add a lot of content to your static site and accomplish the same objective. But you should know that adding fresh content to a static site could be more of a hassle, depending on your setup.  

Ease of Use Makes Blogs Easier to Update.  

Unless you manage your own site, adding fresh content might mean writing the content (or paying to have it written), converting it to HTML, inserting the content into the static page and then uploading the page to the server again. Unless you are using a very easy site manager, it’s probably going to take less effort to add new content to a blog.  

If it’s complicated to add fresh content, you’re less likely to add updates as often as you should. Blogging solves this problem. All major blog platforms allow users to create new “posts” and to add them to the blog with a few simple mouse clicks.

There are two other benefits of the blog platform: 

  1. The comment feature makes it easy for site visitors to providefeedback.

    RSS symbol

    RSS symbol

  2. The RSS “real simple syndication” feature lets visitors sign up to get your feed when your site is updated.

This combination can make your blog sticky, making return visitors far more likely. That traffic, when coupled with the right moneymaking strategy can produce great results.  

If your business website is strictly static, you should consider adding a blog. With a blog’s proven traffic-generating advantages, you may be able to create a profitable, high-traffic site that requires minimal effort.  

In upcoming posts, we’ll talk about ways to outsource the content creation for your “hungry” blog. So join our list or sign up for our RSS feed to make sure you don’t miss anything. And leave a comment below to let us know if you found this post helpful.


20 Responses to “Blog vs. Static Website: Why Blogs are Moneymakers?”

  1. Leba noclegi says:

    Hello, awesome post. Love whole of it. cheers.

  2. Reggie says:

    Hey I discovered your page by mistake when i searched Live search for this subject, I must tell you your page is very useful I also love the theme, its good!

  3. Just ran across your blog, man this is an amazing site, loved the read. gonna keep checking out your new stuff. thanks

  4. Of course, what a great site and educational posts, I’ll add backlink – bookmark this site? Regards, Reader.

  5. Thanks for posting this. i really enjoyed reading this.

  6. I learned alot by reading your article. I have been reading your blog alot over the past few days and it has earned a place in my bookmarks.

  7. lady gaga says:

    Finding this site made all the work I did to find it look like nothing. The reason being that this is such an informative post. I wanted to thank you for this informative read of the subject. I definitely savored every little bit of it and I have you bookmarked to check out new stuff you post.

  8. Have you consider starting an monthly news letter. It would take your site to its potential.

  9. Thanks for providing such a great article, it was excellent and very informative. as a first time visitor to your blog I am very impressed. I found a lot of informative stuff in your article. Keep it up. Thank you.

  10. Great artical, I unfortunately had some problems printing this artcle out, The print formating looks a little screwed over, something you might want to look into.

  11. As far as me being a member here, I am glad though that I am a member. When the article was published I received a notification, so that I could participate in the discussion of the post, That would explain me stumbuling upon this post. But we’re certainly all intellectuals.

  12. hello, good post. Pleas comment my online poker minimum deposit www.

  13. Finding this site made all the work I did to find it look like nothing. The reason being that this is such an informative post. I wanted to thank you for this detailed analysis of the subject. I ate every bit of it and I submitted your site to some of the biggest social networks so others can find your blog.

  14. I really enjoyed %BLOGTITLE%. Place your business in for the finish line by using keywords which will get your website noticed on the search engines, Bing or Yahoo google!

  15. Hey would you mind letting me know which hosting company you’re working with? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 completely different internet browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot faster then most. Can you recommend a good hosting provider at a honest price? Thanks, I appreciate it!

  16. Oh dude It’s the best the idea web page. It’s the first-time I actually noticed it however I Cherished it.. Definitely definitely will be back, you gotten plenty of content in on this page 😀 ok back again to labor at the moment 🙂

  17. Thanks for the post, it has made things alot clearer for me.

  18. Thanks for your advice on this blog. A single thing I would want to say is that purchasing electronic products items on the Internet is certainly not new. In reality, in the past few years alone, the marketplace for online consumer electronics has grown drastically. Today, you will find practically any specific electronic unit and gizmo on the Internet, ranging from cameras along with camcorders to computer parts and game playing consoles.

  19. I’ll often verify your brand-new revise, this is quite important info.

  20. This short post was ideal for your “instructions” I had been seeking for.