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I want to start a New Blog hosted on blogspot?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by basitgul, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. basitgul

    basitgul Junior Member

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    Hi, I am thinking to start a new blog, I will make a blog on blogspot, then I will purchase a custom domain name , but it will be remain hosted on blogger(because it is free, and I don't have much to get paid hosting)...

    So I want to ask. Is it safe to run a blog, while it is hosted on blogger.

    And please help me to how to do SEO for my blog..?
     
  2. mindmaster

    mindmaster Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It's safe or not depending on what you are planning to do on it.

    It can be a solution for starting up. And if you follow their rules you should be ok.

    For example I never had a blogspot blog deleted. On the other hand there are a few threads here talking about blogspot banning their blogs. But that depends on how you handle it.
     
  3. basitgul

    basitgul Junior Member

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    Thanks for your reply..

    I will write my Own content.. 100% Original content... Yes I am going to start it now.
     
  4. PassionateWriting

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    As far as doing SEO for a blogspot blog is concerned, I've heard mixed opinions about it. Some say blogspot blogs are easy to rank while some say it's not. But IMO, if the comp isn't too high, you should be able to do fine.
     
  5. basitgul

    basitgul Junior Member

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    And Please Help Me.. How to convert blogspot to personal domain.?
     
  6. GoDesain

    GoDesain Regular Member

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    i thik no problem if you use good content and follow blogspot rules..
    about SEOi'm not sure.. it's depending your competitor, website structure and others
     
  7. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Using Blogger is safe as I've used it for the past 5 years for both large and small projects and not once did I ever get a blog deleted. You can certainly do SEO on a Blogger blog, although it's not as easy as doing SEO on Wordpress since Blogger does not use plugins.

    If you're looking for free hosting, have you considered a free web host such as Freehostia? Websites on those web hosts are not as fast or secure as Blogger, although you can use a much better CMS than Blogger and once your website becomes larger, you can easily migrate to a new host or upgrade your hosting at the free web host.

    By the way, if you're looking to customise your Blogger blog to make it look more like an actual website, you should check out my Blogger Conversion Kit.
     
  8. gordop

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    Blogger gives you pretty clear instructions how to do it. Just buy your domain and then go into the settings tab ->blog address -->add 3rd party domain.
     
  9. jahbuzor

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    IMO, let me be explicitly straight with you and tell you that I DON'T like blogspot blogs. I have used many of them over the past 5 years. They cannot be compared to self-hosted blogs in terms of SEO and traffic let alone customization et al.

    If you really want to start a blog please save some cash and get yourself a self-hosted Wordpress blog. Believe me you will never regret you did. Think about it, you are letting Google dictate what to do for you. They have the upper-hand over everything you do. If you INADVERTENTLY go against their TOS your blog will be removed. It has happened to me that's why I am forewarning you.

    Well, if you decide to go with blogspot blogs, I can help you with the SEOing of it.

    PM me to get started.
     
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  10. LisaHamilton

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    blogger is good for beginner to use free hosting, free domain, free theme but when you know about blogging depth you can choose WordPress... so learn on blogger and earn on wordpress ;)