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Blogger hosting;Own domain

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by lmaestro, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. lmaestro

    lmaestro Power Member

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    Is it advisable to setup a Blogger account and let my domain be hosted there?Im new to this and would like to learn the basics first and cant afford a year private hosting.I choose blogger because its easier to get an Adsense account there and would like to monetize if possible.

    My questions are:
    1)I heard they have a habit of deleting your site if they feel like it.I understand as they own the hosting but how often do they do that?

    2)For example if I buy a domain name would it be better for seo or just leave it totally free is fine as long as my keyword is not competitive and I do the necessary seo and backlinks.For instance in blogger i use custom meta tag and title tags.

    3)What are the limitation of free hosting on blogger compared to a standard paid hosting.Bandwith,data?

    Im sorry if my questions have been answered on posts here before.I already spend almost 3 days devouring useful info here.Thanks.
     
  2. BENNY8877

    BENNY8877 Supreme Member

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    If you are broke then go for it, but if you can afford to buy hosting then do it before you invest time into making something that could eventually get deleted. I used to have some domains hosted there, but once one of my sites was deleted I transferred all three over to the Hostgator baby plan. You can host unlimited domains for $9.95 a month.
     
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  3. lmaestro

    lmaestro Power Member

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    I was looking at that plan as well.I have a verified paypal account with no CC attached(verified via bank).Does hostgator accept this kind of payment?Im sure godaddy doesnt.
     
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    They do accept paypal, that's how I pay it.
     
  5. lmaestro

    lmaestro Power Member

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    Thanks.I think I'll go for a cheap way and try out blogger first.I just need more info regarding how to seo with blogger if there's any difference.
     
  6. Woerd

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    Blogger is a bi*ch but you've to get started to learn IM somewhere. Go for blogger first but don't get too much time in it. It might get deleted if you do just the littlest thing wrong.
    Go get them!
     
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  7. jonnyd330

    jonnyd330 Registered Member

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    I would buy your own domain, you can get .info domains cheap and then find some cheap hosting. There are many shared hosts out there that will do it for $1 a month if you look hard.