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Using WordPress.com for your business blog? Think again.

Using WordPress.com for your business blog? Think again.


Are you using a ‘WordPress.com’ site for your business blog?

Or in other words, is your blog’s web address, http://something.wordpress.com?

You might want to re-think that.

If you have been writing for a while (over a year), you may not have the SEO (search engine optimization) credit that your site deserves.

You can only have that with your own domain name.

Yes,  I know that you can attach your domain to a WordPress.com site.

However, if you need to verify that you are the owner of the domain, it is much more burdensome to do that on a site that’s hosted under a subdomain (which is what http://something.wordpress.com is) than on your own self-hosted WordPress site.

Also businesses like to have full control of their domain, including the backend.

So, if you’re blogging for your business and looking to be found and recognized as a resource in your industry, I would recommend looking at web hosts who are WordPress friendly and migrating so that your business can truly become the master of its domain.

Need help migrating from your WordPress.com to a Self-Hosted WordPress.org site? Contact us.

Rock the Blog Vote Today

  If you are in the US, we hope that you have done or are planning to do your civic duty today.  After your done, vote for something much easier, Rock the blog vote on your favorite blog platform.   Click here to Vote For Your Platform. Continue Reading

Is it time to Move Your Blog?

Are you wondering if its time to move your blog? Brian Geldin of The Film Panel Notetaker heard the alarm go off when Blogger decided to end its FTP options for users several months ago.  Learn what decision Brian made to move his blog and take his site to the next step. Continue Reading