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can i test a niche using free blogger blog?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by hockmasm, Jun 15, 2013.

  1. hockmasm

    hockmasm Regular Member

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    I've usually just went all in when testing a niche. Buy a domain and start writing blog posts.

    Today, I thought... maybe it would be better to start a free blogger blog, post some articles and see if those can rank. If so, then buy the domain, copy the posts over to it and delete the blogger blog.

    Is this a good strategy before I invest in a niche site?
     
  2. W9go

    W9go Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    there is a thread which handles this ... just not finding it right now.

    but as far i remember it was recommended to to so.
     
  3. scorpion king

    scorpion king Senior Member

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    If you do your keyword research well and know how to do SEO. This is not required at all. Trial error method won't work out here its complete waste of time.
    Trial and error method works only with online selling using PPC or payed campaigns. If you are selling a product you can setup adwords account and test with your desired keywords so that you can know if you rankk well with that keyword you can make sales.
     
  4. tech reaper

    tech reaper Newbie

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    I will cut the chase for you. Right now, infotainment and fashion blogs are on top :)
    You can try creating one in any of the two and start posting
     
  5. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    No reason why not - although I wouldn't pick Blogger, I'd rather go with an option that works in an inner folder on the domain instead of a subdomain - it will take less time to see where it naturally ranks.
     
  6. ZeroKool

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    Yes you can for sure. I have personally used blogger for things like this, but be warned that if they consider your blog spam they will simply just delete without warning, so it's always a good ideal to export your content after every post.
     
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  7. contech

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    Sure you can, just don't use your content on your free blog when you decided to have your own domain, it will affect your seo.
     
  8. fenafillah

    fenafillah Junior Member

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    sure, need to try. Also your content will be indexed faster but maybe google sites would be better
     
  9. IMpossible

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    I've setup various blogs including TLD's such as .com or .net, overall I "lost" more than 300 bucks. But it was worth it. If you can afford the money then I'd go with it even if you fail. You will always learn a lesson from it.
     
  10. arisiaanaksaha

    arisiaanaksaha Newbie

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    for now it's just testing, at the later stage blogger still useful to provide traffic, dont use it as money site of course. It still sit on the top of most visited platform even today
     
  11. kindarthur

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    Yes, you can... But only thing is, go for quality check of your blog by SEO experts before post into your own domain....