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Ghost vs HubSpot: What are the differences?

Developers describe Ghost as "Just a blogging platform". Ghost is a platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing. It's beautifully designed, completely customisable and completely Open Source. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do. On the other hand, HubSpot is detailed as "All the software you need to do inbound marketing". Attract, convert, close and delight customers with HubSpot’s complete set of marketing tools. HubSpot all-in-one marketing software helps more than 12,000 companies in 56 countries attract leads and convert them into customers.

Ghost can be classified as a tool in the "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category, while HubSpot is grouped under "Marketing Automation".

"Beautiful" is the top reason why over 40 developers like Ghost, while over 36 developers mention "Lead management" as the leading cause for choosing HubSpot.

Ghost is an open source tool with 30.2K GitHub stars and 6.52K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Ghost's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, HubSpot has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1363 company stacks & 186 developers stacks; compared to Ghost, which is listed in 60 company stacks and 39 developer stacks.

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What is Ghost?

Ghost is a platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing. It's beautifully designed, completely customisable and completely Open Source. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do.

What is HubSpot?

Attract, convert, close and delight customers with HubSpot’s complete set of marketing tools. HubSpot all-in-one marketing software helps more than 12,000 companies in 56 countries attract leads and convert them into customers.
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      Avatar of A. M. Douglas
      A. M. Douglas uses GhostGhost

      The Ghost CMS is built on Node.js and provides the means to post new content (articles) to the site. As I have little time to actually spend on broadcasting my thoughts to the blogosphere, this doesn't see much use.

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      Giant Swarm uses HubSpotHubSpot

      We use hubspot for visitor tracking. Also, when visitors fill in a form on our site, the data usually lands in HubSpot.

      Avatar of Macronimous Web Solutions Pvt Ltd
      Macronimous Web Solutions Pvt Ltd uses HubSpotHubSpot

      We help your business with Hubspot Content Optimization System

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      Ghost uses GhostGhost

      Ghost powers our blog (surprisingly)

      Avatar of Vaultize
      Vaultize uses HubSpotHubSpot

      Website analytics, lead management and marketing automation.

      Avatar of Tiago Ferreira
      Tiago Ferreira uses GhostGhost

      Blog platform for my main website, https://www.tiferrei.com

      Avatar of Jonathan Fries
      Jonathan Fries uses GhostGhost

      Blog engine that powers most everything the site does.

      Avatar of AmericanBibleSociety
      AmericanBibleSociety uses GhostGhost

      Blogging platform used on the Digital Media blog.

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      Domiplay uses HubSpotHubSpot

      Relación con los leads y clientes.

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      Tushar Chatterjee uses HubSpotHubSpot

      for marketing automation

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