wordpress blog VS flash site. which is better?

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i have nearly finished a new product and wanted to have a nice quality looking almost "corporate" site as its home.
now i understand that google loves a blog format so that would put wordpress right up there. but i have been looking at the free flash sites that i get offered at hostgator.?
i think they are great.
an i wrong?
i am going to be driving my traffic through almost every way except SEO and feel that the little that i might lose through that SEO thing will be gained by having a professional looking website.

i am aware that there is also the page loading factor involved here but all my new traffic will come in through a squeeze page first anyway.

so i trust you guys. wordpress or flash templates?

wordpress can be dressed up to look great. but i feel that some of those hostgator templates are really professional looking. if it looks expensive then surely i can give my visitors the impression that they have arrived at a site that is of a high standard.

i believe very strongly in first impressions.

thanks for reading.
#blog #flash #site #wordpress
  • Profile picture of the author Shannon Herod
    If you are looking at SEO a blog will destroy a flash site. Plus, flash sites do nothing to help the bottom line. They look fancy but do nothing to help conversions.

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  • Profile picture of the author Kris Turner
    I'd avoid Flash at all costs if you want any SEO traffic. Wordpress just works. Go with it if you want the best chance of free search engine traffic.

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  • Profile picture of the author Andy Crofford
    In addition to the SEO benefits of a blog Shannon and Alex, I would choose a blog for the simple fact they are easier to update than Flash sites.

    I have never used Flash and don't have any desires to. If you want your sites to be found in the SERPs use WordPress.
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  • Profile picture of the author goalpower
    You can get some pretty amazing blog sites customized - even with a flash header if you're looking for some "bling".

    I've got a buddy that does them. PM me and I'll send you a referral to him. He's very reasonable.


    Steve Meade - Master Motivational Hypnotist and IM Pro

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  • Profile picture of the author Quentin
    Yep I would go with the advice Steve gave and get the best of both worlds flash and wordpress.

    How to insert a flash file to your wordpress header? - Daily SEO blog

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