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Wordpress: http://wordpress.org/

Define: WordPress is an open source Content Management System (CMS), often used as a blog publishing application, powered by PHPand MySQL.- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wordpress

Describe: WordPress is the choice for those who want to host their blog on their own domain, and allows you to implement professional-looking templates, and customise them with an assortment of plugins and CSS know-how.

Generic Example: http://wordpress-theme-viewer.chromaticsites.com/

Clarion's Example: http://clarionaccount.wordpress.com/

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Blogger: http://www.blogger.com/home

Define: Blogger is a blog publishing service that allows private or multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blogger_(service)

Describe: Blogger is the platform offered up by Google. It's renowned for being simple to use, with a variety of customisable templates available.  It is great for beginners who fear the scary world of domains.

Generic Example: http://pulsed.blogspot.com/2007/07/blogger-wordpress-chart.html

Clarion's Example: http://clarionaccount.blogspot.com/

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Wordpress vs. Blogger:

Feature Comparison Chart

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Add Wordpress and/or Google Blogger to your Clarion Webpage (CMS):

1. Use Google Reader
http://www.google.com/reader

2. Add "clip widget" to the CMS
http://www.google.com/support/reader/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=6999