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Is it easier to rank your article on medium.com or your own new website?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by afd2000, Feb 2, 2018.

  1. afd2000

    afd2000 Newbie

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    Hi everyone,

    I wonder if it's easier trying to rank your posts on web with high Domain authority like e.g. medium.com, blogger.com than your own (new) website? Because I only want to post 4-5 articles with affiliate links for my chosen niche and that's why I feel there is no reason to buy new domain and build your own website.

    Thank you for your answers and time.
    Cheers!
     
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  2. theqavish

    theqavish Power Member

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    If you didn't figured out this by now then I must say you are new in SEO.
     
  3. MisterF

    MisterF Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You have control of your own website, domain and hosting.

    Other platforms you can sometimes get your articles / links removed.
     
  4. GordonGladwyn

    GordonGladwyn Junior Member

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    yeah, not Medium
     
  5. praetserge

    praetserge Senior Member

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    if you didn't figure how to speak English yet then you need to go to school.

    To OP: to be honest I've never seen an article from medium.com in search results.
     
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  6. afd2000

    afd2000 Newbie

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    Why do you think? Doesnt DA influance your ranking?

    I just have a feeling that people might trust articles on medium more than your own website.
    Anyway based on your responses I decided to build my own website.
    Thank you.
     
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    I have actually seen some articles in my desired niche in top 10. Thats why I had this idea.
     
  8. Dante12

    Dante12 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Medium is a "parasite" and @t0mmy made a great post how to rank them here . BUT - it's not your site and content can be taken down at any time. maybe try to do both - rank the Medium if you can, get a few payments and than invest in your own site.
     
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  9. afd2000

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    Or I might use medium articles to point to posts on my website, I guess
     
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    710fla Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Do both. Build your own site and set up parasites as well. Why only do 1?
     
  11. Pukacza

    Pukacza Registered Member

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    Use a medium only for new content. When you post a new content try to speak more about it on the medium.
     
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