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Should you keep your blog separated from your website?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by fifi8, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. fifi8

    fifi8 Regular Member

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    Is it better to keep your company blog separated from your actual website to receive more backlinks? or should you keep that blog on your site and simply use other backlinks?
     
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    thenew3ra Junior Member

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    To recieve more backlinks you should have them together. For the sake of proffessionality though I wouldn't do that. I would have blog seperate. Sometimes it does look more pro though if there together. More organized etc.

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  3. daveguy

    daveguy Power Member

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    The professionals will say to keep it separate and then link from the blog to your site. Just buy a domain through the blog hosting company that is different from your main site and link from the blog to the main site at least twice per post on the blog
     
  4. grobar

    grobar Newbie

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    Most of the time it is a good to use subfolders as the content in the subfolder will be beneficial to the ranking of your website as a whole.
    If your content in the blog will be unique and different from content of the website then you might consider a subdomain. Subdomains are usually used by large websites.
    Separating your blog in a completely new domain is not a good idea if you already have a working domain for some time. This is only good for promoting a new brand. If you separate, you are spreading the benefit of having fresh content on an existing domain.
    I had the same question and after doing some research decided to go with a subfolder.