Why I started using Ghost for my blog

Why I started using Ghost for my blog

Similar to many other bloggers, my path started on Blogger, then matured on WordPress, where it finally died of a miserable death by plugins. I'm 100% pro-Ghost now, and I wanted to launch this site by giving a shoutout to what this awesome team is doing.

My path with Ghost started last year when I needed a site to support the launch of a personal project. I started by being a cheapskate with some fishy free Ghost hosting, and on the launch day, the site went down :-(

Enter Ghost(Pro), their hosted full-service solution. I had a backup of my initial site, so it didn't take long to put a new site up, and adjust the domain name servers to point at the new site, and that's it. I fell in love.

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At the time, I was twenty editions into my Substack newsletter and switched that to Ghost too, but that's a subject for another post.

The purpose of this platform is to build a business, so instead of me writing the post, I commissioned it on Upwork to two different writers.

Upwork

Writer #1 from Karachi, Pakistan:

Why I Started Using Ghost Instead of WordPress To Launch My Blog?
(This post was commissioned to a writer on Upwork and is not edited). Why I Started Using Ghost Instead of WordPress To Launch My Blog Blogging is quite different from running an ecommerce website, and the latter is what WordPress seems to be all about now. So, it comes as

Writer #2 from Los Angeles, United States:

Why I Started Using Ghost Instead of WordPress to Launch My Blog
(This post was commissioned to a writer on Upwork and is not edited). All bloggers would have a history with Google’s Blogspot and WordPress.Blogposts did not reach the peak of blogging. WordPress emerged to be the most resilient and innovative when it came to providing that ideal platform

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The world’s most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform. Used by Apple, SkyNews, Buffer, OpenAI, and thousands more.
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