What is the Difference Between a Blog & a Vlog?

By Ashesh Neupane

When you are trying to learn how to make money online, you must have across both blogs and vlogs. But understanding the difference between a blog and a vlog seems difficult.

I had the same confusion, so I researched and found several differences between them.

In this article, I will share with you the differences between a blog and a vlog.

Both of these are very powerful tools used by various corporations in the field of marketing, but these are also personal spaces for people who want to publish their thoughts in front of the entire world.

But there is a primary difference between a blog and a vlog.

A blog is a website, where one can find content regarding any topic in a written/text format, along with images, gifs, etc. A vlog, on the other hand, consists of video content published on any topic.

There are various blogging and vlogging platforms out there that support both paid and free domains.

Both of these are also great ways to earn money directly and are very popular among the current generation.

What is a Blog?

Blogs are websites that are hosted usually on the internet. It is one of the most important tools for marketing and communication, and it is not very difficult to maintain.

Anyone can run it, from an individual to a group to an organization, for posting personal opinions, publishing data, advertising goods, or even disseminating information.

What is a Vlog?

The term vlog is short for video log. This term was derived originally from the word blog. A vlog can be video coverage of various topics and subjects, such as current affairs, business promotions, technology, products, etc.

The video format can be short or long but is shot with high-end, good-quality cameras, camera equipment, and microphones.

Before someone posts a vlog online, they must edit the content and make it as visually appealing as possible.

Difference Between a Blog & a Vlog

As per my personal experience, website blogging is better than video vlogging. In website blogging, you just need to create content, present it, and publish it.

In a similar manner, in video vlogging, you need to create content, create a video, edit the video, and publish it. Making videos is very difficult to work in comparison to typing text. So, I prefer blogging.

Ashesh Neupane is the Co-founder and Admin of HighApproach. He is also a student of Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) at Tribhuvan University.

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