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WP or Blogger?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by dedust03, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. dedust03

    dedust03 Newbie

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    hi good day to you, I am planning to start my own blog (newb here), and I have no start up money so i cant buy domain/hosting. so which is better to use for free? WP or blogger? which is better for SEO? thank you!
     
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  3. seoguy81

    seoguy81 Power Member

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    WP or blogger, both has its own pros and cons. WP tends to be a bit more strict when it comes to monetizing your site, where as blogger is more relaxed. In terms of SEO, with blogger, you have full control on your XML templates. There are lots of resources available on how to tweak blogger templates to leverage SEO.

    On a personal note, after quite a few of my WP.com blogs were deleted due to TOS violation, i've stuck to blogger.com
     
  4. GlobalP

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    For a free source I suggest blogger as well. Once you get the money though, hosting and setting up word press on your own site is worth learning. Hang in there. You have a long road ahead but if IM does end up being your thing it will be worth every bit of effort.
     
  5. ronywilliam

    ronywilliam Senior Member

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    I'll recommend blogger because they are simpler to rank and index with 0 Links :)
     
  6. lancis

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    sameer5762 Elite Member

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    I would recommend you to go for blogger....:)
     
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    I prefer blogger over WP. But I would choose wp over blogger if i can get the keyword matching domain name
     
  9. title1

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    wp good
     
  10. lovedream4u

    lovedream4u Junior Member

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    go with blogger..
     
  11. dedust03

    dedust03 Newbie

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    yes, that is my game plan. imma start off with this blog then if i get money out of it ill use it to get the necessary tools and also domain/hosting. thanks for the support!
     
  12. dedust03

    dedust03 Newbie

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    yes, i know thats why my only investment right now is my time and my effort. im just trying to earn up to invest on the right tools right now as i really have no money.
     
  13. dedust03

    dedust03 Newbie

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    thanks for the answers guys atleast now i have a clear plan. ill keep you guys posted on how it worked out for me.
     
  14. Nookie Monster

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    Everyone has to start a business plan somewhere. Learn from your failures. Thomas Edison failed many times before he got it right. Once you learn and get it right it's a thing of beauty to behold !

    To me that is worth more than the money I make from a project. Don't get me wrong... I do enjoy the income. However just being able to point to something with a wee bit of pride is priceless.
     
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  15. dedust03

    dedust03 Newbie

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    yes. thank you for that. I also want to prove others that earning online, which i strongly believe, is possible. thats whats important for me. :D
     
  16. dcuthbert

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    WP is far more powerful, but only if you're using the self-hosted version, the WP.com version doesn't allow for much customisation, so if you're sticking with free versions then I would say Blogger.

    Migrate to paid hosting and WP ASAP though, shared hosting is pretty cheap and it'll be worth it for all the plugins.
     
  17. deathripper

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    I would suggest blogger. I just started right now and I'm getting dramatic results. :D I'm gonna wait till I reach 100$ then I'll proceed to paid hosting.:D Wish the best of luck for you dude.
     
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    I reccomend blogger too, becasue your blog will be indexed faster.
     
  19. Coffee King

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    I usually get indexed within a day or two with WordPress, for the paid version at least.

    Free: Go with Blogger, espcially since they allow adsense while the free wordpress does not.

    Paid: Go with Wordpress, definitely the best blogging platform out there.
     
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    :bsflag:

    After lots and lots of threads with the same title, and after lot and lot of people answering all this, still you made another one. :261:

    Get a life man or atleast, give us our life.:(
     
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