Simple Blog Question...

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Capital Gains, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. Capital Gains

    Capital Gains Registered Member

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    I currently have a website domain and hosting. I have never done a blog before and would like to add one to my site.

    I was wondering if it is better to just use a free blog host or if i should suck it up and pay for one?

    Also, since I all ready have a domain and host can I have my blog hosted through my host "godaddy.com" or is that an extra cost?

    Any input would help.

    Thanks.
    Capital Gains
     
  2. mark9510

    mark9510 Regular Member

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    I recommend get your blog set up and then move to a payed host. because depending on the time you spend on it you should stay on a free host until you get 100-300 unique visitors a day
     
  3. husker999

    husker999 Junior Member

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    Free one sux..... you will never know when your blog going to be kick out by them. If you find 6-7 dollars per month is too expensive for you, there are cheaper option in DP forum.
     
  4. mindbend

    mindbend BANNED BANNED

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    Can blogger blogs be moved to your own hosting and domain anytime you like? How does 'moving to a paid host' work?
     
  5. tobacco

    tobacco Registered Member

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    Godaddy works fine for Wordpress. I don't think they have fantastico, so you'd have to upload the Wordpress files via FTP. My Godaddy-hosted Wordpress blog works fine.
     
  6. Capital Gains

    Capital Gains Registered Member

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    Thanks, Ill have totry out the wordpress.
     
  7. wazoo

    wazoo Newbie

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    You would need to have SQL and PHP on you site. IF these aren't available, then you could get a blogger account and have a subdomain mapped to it.
     
  8. mike2000

    mike2000 Elite Member

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    It is better to host it in a paid one. Sometimes there are lot of problems with free hosts like pop up ads.