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How bloggers are different from vloggers?

Creative ideas and thoughts are best expressed through vlogs and blogs as your talents get widespread exposure and appreciation. 

Today, we live in a digital era where communication is the key to a successful lifestyle. Out of which, blogging and vlogging became the two most vital tools for communication, but what are these? These are the powerful marketing resources used by businesses, companies, or individuals. Therefore, vlogging and blogging are career options selected by the young generations. It often gets mistaken as similar concepts, but there are some major differences between them- blogging is related to writing contents online, and vlogging is uploading video content on desired topics.

Are you facing difficulties selecting one of these communication tools? Don’t worry, because we have listed some of the points of difference between them.


Bloggers are the one who writes content in the form of texts, images, PDFs, GIFs, etc. Their content gets hosted by several online websites- WordPress, Drupal, Blogspot and others.

Initially, it started in 1990 but gained popularity among the audience after 2003. Today, almost 9 million blogs get posted every day on various bloggers websites.

Since the website demands no extra charges to host a blog, it runs on low-cost maintenance.

Disadvantages- Firstly, bloggers cannot stream any online event. Lastly, the number of viewers or visitors on the blog posts are less than others.

Bloggers earn money via various sources, such as email marketing, affiliate marketing, sponsored posts, etc.


Vloggers focus on creating video content on different subjects, such as food, travel, fashion, makeup, etc. They post their content on YouTube, Instagram, Dailymotion and other similar platforms.

Although vlogs got introduced in 2000, they became famous after 2004. Today, almost 7-8 million vlogs get posted every hour on different platforms.

Posting video content might be inexpensive, but creating one requires a certain amount of money. You have to buy different equipment, such as a camera, lights, microphones, editing tool subscriptions, etc.

As a video content creator, you can host various online live events to reach a larger audience. Similarly, it gains popularity and receives better acceptance than others.

Today, most people choose to blog as a career option because there is a lot of potential in this field. Once you have gained a certain number of subscribers, you will receive money by brand collaboration, promoting products or services, etc.

These are some of the common points of difference between the two communication tools- bloggers and vloggers.

Orna Ghosh

Orna is an engineer from Northeast with a keen interest in creative writing. Mysterious facts and thriller stories creates a buzz in her. Living in the city but her heart always belong to the hills, after all Winter is Coming. Let's cosy up and grab a cup of Coffee with some new stories to read.
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