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Should I use a webhotel or a FREE blog?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by loginname, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. loginname

    loginname Regular Member

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    Hey

    I've found a niche keyword I would like to create a site for so I can (hopefully) get some adsense earnings

    So I've been thinking about these two alternatives:
    - Buy a webhotel (a place on the ISP server where all my files are hosted together with database). I reckon it costs about $10 pr month.
    Here I think of using WordPress software installed on the site (I have to learn how to configure wordpress :( )

    - The other alternative is I register to get a FREE blog from WordPress.com.
    Then I register a domain and point this domain to my blog, so the url will not be like:
    http://loginname.wordpress.com/
    but instead:
    http://crazysnowman.com (this domain is just an example)

    So I was wondering what I should choose. Of course the free blog looks tempting, but isn't I missing some SEO tweaking possibilites when selecting the free blog compared to full installation? I want the site to become #1 in google (who doesn't want that? :) ) and get lot of adsense clicks, which alternative should I get?
     
  2. loginname

    loginname Regular Member

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    Here I think of a site with about 10 pages. I also would like to create links between the pages and use rss
     
  3. kanshu

    kanshu Regular Member

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    It's not suppose to be an either-or choice between paid sites and free sites. You need both esp. when you're creating backlinks.

    If you have your own domain, I recommend using WordPress MU (the multi-user version of WordPress at mu.wordpress.org) so you can create hundreds of blogs in your own domain like wordpress.com.
     
  4. gulftrotter

    gulftrotter Regular Member

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