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Starting a blog

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by wealthinpjs, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. wealthinpjs

    wealthinpjs Newbie

    Nov 29, 2008
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    Good afternoon all,
    I have just a few questions.

    I have a niche I want to go after, not sure if it will produce as big as I like, so want to start a bit smaller to test.

    Do you recommend
    1) Using WP with your own domain name? or
    2) Using just WP without your own domain-- I.e. wordpress.com/XXXXXX

    Also, do you recommend staying with .com or will any other address endings work?
  2. needlinks

    needlinks Regular Member

    Jul 21, 2008
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    If you just want to test it I would use a blogger blog where you can easily ad adsense to it if you want. I think blogger blogs are a good place to market test. If this is something you are wanting to build a big project of, I would use your own domain so you have the control. As far as domains. If you are going to be making a flagship blog, I would use a .com if it is just going to be a small niche site I would use a .info
  3. dearac

    dearac Junior Member

    Nov 15, 2008
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    I like to test a niche with squidoo.