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Is Blogger useless?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by april6e, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. april6e

    april6e Junior Member

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    Since I believe in making money without spending anything, Blogger is my web 2.0 sites of choice when testing out a niche.

    I've done an amazing amount of keyword research lately, checking out the top ten competing sites for over 200 keywords.

    I literally have never seen a blogger site in the top ten for any keyword before. Only Squidoo.

    Is it really that important to have a real website?
     
  2. unzero

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    Well, SEO wise blogger s***s ding-dong.

    I hope you got your answer ;)
     
  3. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    It's an Algo, of course it can be gamed.
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    I would never rely on a free website for my source of income.

    You lose too much control that way.

    BTW, whenever I generate a link push, I always put blogger in the mix.
     
  4. Gromered

    Gromered BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    For me blogger is fairly useles!
     
  5. april6e

    april6e Junior Member

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    Okay, Blogger sucks.

    Is there a web 2.0 site that doesn't suck? Or is having a real website a necessity?

    I don't get why everyone whines about control. As I said, I'm only testing niches. If the niche went well, then I'd buy a real website.
     
  6. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    No whining here, chief, just offering some free advice.

    If you are just testing, you have the option of squidoo and hub pages as they can be ranked well very easily.
     
  7. unzero

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    Hubpages is a superb tool, just build some backlinks to it and it might do miracles for u ;)
     
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    Blogger is Nothing..................
     
  9. cjmo75

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    I started out using Blogger and build my blog up to PR5 with over 300 posts and countless hours of wotking on quality and unique content. I had it up to 1000-1200 uniques per day and was making around $1200 per month from it when Google must have decided I was making too much money and not giveing them their cut so they deleted it as "a thin spammy marketing site". i begged and pleaded only to get "google doesn't really like those type of affiliate marketing blogs. Maybe you should have gone with Wordpress." That's what those arrogant punk moderators at the blogger hlep center actually said to me!

    Blogger tore food from my mouth and then bent me over and pounded away without even giving me a kiss first. Now I just use them to make sales pages. NEVER, EVER rely on any service google offers. If they find out you are making money off their services and not bowing done and offering them at least half, they'll turn around and tear the food from your mouth.
     
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  10. Italian Hawk

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    They rank surprisingly well though. I use them every once in a while if I can snag the keyword domain version.
     
  11. spollacs

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    If you're an internet marketer, it's useless. Get a free host and use wordpress. lol
     
  12. werrich

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    they are good for links in your linkwheel. don't use them as your "money" site but u can use them to benefit your over all plans.
     
  13. orangeblossoms

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    How does Google know how much money you're actually making (unless it's adsense)?
     
  14. devtom55

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    don't underestimate blogger. A couple of months ago I used to have a blogger ranking first page for the keyword "wow cheats". I had to do a lot of backlinking but made it to the first page anyway! Sadly blogger closed my account because one day I created too many new blogs...:rolleyes:
     
  15. devtom55

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    I think I know what website you're talking about because I used to be one of those 1200 visitors ;) sucks tho
     
  16. Nugget16

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    Blogger removed you because your clicks weren't actually making purchases? Or was it because you were selling other products on the blog?

    I am just wondering if blogger is safe for adsense only sites that aren't related to internet marketing?
     
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    i cant remember exactly when .. but one guy had ranked a blogger blog for the keyword "make money online" Some of you remembered it i think...

    So don't under estimate blogger..
     
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    As some people already stated, not useful for much except getting some extra links.
     
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    No, blogger isnt useless and yes I have seen blogspot blogs in the top three of keywords with 1,000,000,000 results {yes 1,000,000,000} and I have made some good money off adsense with blogger and have never had any of my blogs shut down, and some are over 5 years old, but they have sent me a warning saying " We at Google thank your blog could be spam, so if you dont reply to this email in a week we will shut it down."

    So the way do avoid that keep checking your blogs, reply to the email, and try not to spam the sh!t out of your blogspot blogs, try to do your spamming at a low rate, it works for me !!!
     
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