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Why Your Blog Should Be Part of Your Website vs. Remote Hosting Options

The beauty of blogging is that if you can send e-mail, you can blog.  Blogs make it easy for the non-techie person to add new content to their site and build relationships with new prospects and customers.  Every site we build now includes a blog as part of the actual domain.

Q:  Why do I want my blog to be part of my site when I can set one up for little to nothing at sites like or

A: Host Your Blog Directly on Your Domain
Hosting your blog on a different domain from your primary website can limit the value of your blog to your business.   We started out with a blog at a few years ago, then realized that it was much more valuable to install a WordPress blog ( .ORG software on our server and had our techs configure the templates, plug-ins and interface.

The main reasons for having your blog as part of your actual domain is that a blog on your domain can attract links to other areas of your site, increase visibility, improve publicity efforts, build trust, and raise your search rankings. 

Our old blog platform using Typepad:

Blog as part of our corporate domain:

What is your favorite Blog application? Comment below:

Author Byline: Ford Saeks, Business Growth Specialist, Keynote Speaker, Author and Consultant. Helping you find, attract, and keep your customers.

April 8, 2008 Posted By : Ford Saeks

1 Comment

  1. Steve Gavatorta


    Thanks to our discussions and this Blog, I am looking forward to blogging and learning how to connect to all my various social media sites…in the last few weeks I have added or updated the following social media sites…Linked In, Facebook & My Space…and looking to add more.
    I’m looking forward to using all these new capabilities soon.
    Steve G


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