Stay with blogname.wordpress.com or buy blogname.com

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by nil.ejman, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. nil.ejman

    nil.ejman Registered Member

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    Hello,

    I have an adult site with <name>.tumblr.com and <name>.com.
    <name>.com is 2 months older than <name>.tumblr.com and it's already much higher on google than <name>.com is.

    I posted today about my intention to buy a domain & hosting for my blog, and I decided, with help of BHW user(s) (thank you guys) to buy a <blogname>.com

    I read that wordpress can redirect users from your <blogname>.wordpress.com to your <blogname>.com, but I don't know how god that is for SEO?

    This isn't an adult blog. It would be my personal blog, but I would still like to earn smt with it :)

    What's your opinion?

    Cheers
     
  2. JerrickYeoh

    JerrickYeoh Junior Member

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    Ofcourse it much better to get yourself a domain name without a blogname which will cause you loss confidence among the reader to make any transaction with you. Furthermore it can help you in SEO with a keyword domain name. Domain Name is important as offline brand name which it also do have reputation .
     
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  3. wahidpolin

    wahidpolin Regular Member

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    Most importantly you never know when wordpress will take down your site.
     
  4. luiza

    luiza Junior Member

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    ...and start thinking like a business owner, not an employee.

    if you own a .com site you can build it up as an asset and sell it. First step in any business is know your exit strategy. :)
     
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  5. nil.ejman

    nil.ejman Registered Member

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    Thank you for your answers. I'll get one more domain then :)