I'm trying to decide between Blogspot and Wordpress (or maybe an unknown-to-be third option) to start a new food blog.
Does anyone have any experience with either site or any preference of one more than the other?
I've used both and prefer Wordpress. It has more options for customizing for someone like me who has no programming/html/whatever skills.
Me either. I mean, I can post a link or picture and change the way text looks (sometimes) but that's the extent of my programming knowledge.
I'm using wordpress and find it easy to use.
If I had more tech skills, I would probably use joomla - though apparently it's easy to use until you want to do more fancy schmancy things
Blogspot is real user friendly and they have a couple of new betas that look good too. I know of Wordpress user who like their sites. But I think the best option is to have it on your own site.
example: register a site name like cellophane.com or whatever extention is the best for you. Get an add a blog feature and host it from there. You will get more control over your content and retain more ownership of it as well. Traffic to your page would be the same from blog type to type. So it would be up to you to effectively draw people to your sight.
There is a girl on CC who has a good food blog. If I can remember the site I will let you know about it.
I use blogpost and I find it quite used friendly. It has gone better with times, and I can really do a lot of things with it.
However, I've seen users of wordpress do more customization with their websites, than could be done with blogpost. If I had a choice, I'd have started my blog with wordpress.
Bleck. Joomla. I'm using it right now to update my department's website and I hate it. Totally not intuitive. I expect better from freeware.
OP: I use blogspot and have no complaints.
I use blogspot for my food blog. Absolutely love it, no complaints.
Awesome word cloud feature which I love, and it was SO easy to set up.
I found WordPress really tricky when I tried to use it a year or so ago so I automatically went with blogger before. I've used GrayMatter in the past, but didn't want to host my own blog this time.
(Heavling is the link if you wanmt to see what i mean by the cloud)