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So, My blog is getting numerous views and I have my domain, what now?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by TheLoneSynchro, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. TheLoneSynchro

    TheLoneSynchro Regular Member

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    I have posted my post in an image format because the moderation system is not allowing me to post my question due to the fact that there is a link involved, I attempted to work my way around the System, but I could not. Here is my question.

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    Thanks in advance for the help, what is really confusing me is why they are acting as two different sites, when it should be masking the blogspot link in the first place, I believe it has something to do with Nameservers, but I don't know. I'm new to this. If you guys know what I need to do to get this set up correctly, please let me know.
     
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    gdon9 Registered Member

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    Your new domain shouldn't be redirecting to your blogspot URL. Rather, your blogspot URL should be redirecting to your new domain. For help on how to set up custom domains properly on blogspot, type this in Google search "How do I use a custom domain name for my blog? - Blogger Help". Search for it and click on the first result.

    Your new domain is what will rank in Google if you have properly redirected your blogspot URL to your new domain.

    Your new domain is what you should backlink.
     
  3. Panther28

    Panther28 Elite Member

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    what you have setup is correct. The main domain should redirect to blog spot.

    The main domain is what you put backlinks on.

    This way if you decide to change publishing platform or your blogger gets lost/deleted, your main domain name is still there.
     
  4. TheLoneSynchro

    TheLoneSynchro Regular Member

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    See, it could really go either way, I'm guessing. I purchased my domain name through go-daddy, so I don't think I'll lose the name if my blog goes down for whatever reason (Which it shouldn't) but if I have the Domain redirecting to the blog, instead of the blog redirecting to the Domain, how exactly would I get page rank on the domain itself? How would you do SeO on a domain that has no content on it besides for a redirect? Thanks for your replies.
     
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    Not necessarily so. I forgot to mention something. This is how you should do it.

    If your blog has already gained good rankings in Google, you should redirect the blogspot to your domain.However, I don't know if this is possible with blogspot.

    If you are just starting out, then leave it as it is. Let your main domain redirect to your blogspot URL. Then build links to your main domain.
     
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    It seems your blogspot blog is a new blog without any traffic. If so, your setup is correct; your domain should redirect to your blog so leave everything as it is. Don't change nothing.

    In response to your question, as long as the domain is redirecting to the blog, Google will treat both of them as one and the same site. Therefore, you won't actually be optimizing a domain with no content because the contents of the blog automatically become the contents of the domain by virtue of the redirect.
     
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    you won't lose your main domain name, as you own it. You only have permission to use use blogger platform, so you could lose, (very unlikely as long as your content is ok, and your not spamming the shit out of it.)

    You should forget about seo for the moment, and just start building content, so your site actually has a purpose. go an look at other sites in your niche, and find some bad examples, (don't make yours like that) and find good examples (make your site like that)

    If you need some startup revenue, then use hubpages, to post articles about your niche, were you get faster traffic, and keep publishing to your blog, (seperate articles)
    once you have say 10 hubpage articles, and 10 blogger articles, then you can adjust 1 or 2 of your articles and put a backlink in.
     
  8. TheLoneSynchro

    TheLoneSynchro Regular Member

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    Well, my blog niche is simply a review of a product that in my opinion is going to become very, very popular, So I don't exactly know how I would have 10 review articles on the same product. I'm worried about SeO because I want to start ranking in Google early, before the product goes viral and there's competition for it.