Google+ As A Blogging PlatformPublish date: Sep 26, 2014
The idea of using Google+ as a blogging platform is tempting. Built-in user verification, an easy ability to export all posts if I wish, a built-in audience (of sorts…)
However, several others have made good points that essential you become a digital sharecropper, beholden to whatever policies Google puts into place.
I generally lean toward this philosophy, or some hybrid. For example, my email address is a personal domain, but hosted on Google Apps. If I ever choose to I could leave for a different mail provider, or go to hosting my own, without the worry of letting everyone know my new email address. As far as blogging, I will maintain a personal blog, and simply link out from Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and the like. Now to just find a decent commenting system that is resistant to spam…comments powered by Disqus