Difference between a blog and an article?

Blog Post  Article
Mostly your own opinion  Your opinion not allowed
No interviews or researchHas interviews and research from credible experts and research firms         
ShortLonger than 300 words
Built around SEO keywordsKeywords not important
Good spelling and grammar optionalSpelling and grammar are impeccable    
Casual writing style        More sophisticated writing style
No editor involved; self-publishedAn editor cleans it up for you; published by a print magazine
Freelance pay rates usually very low; much work in the $5-$20 per piece rangePay rates from $.10-$1 a word and up

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