Which Is Best, A Blog Or Regular Website For Adsense Site?

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Hello to all Fellow Warriors,

I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites.

I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it?

Does it really matter if I used a Blog or a regular website? Is one preferred over the other, when it comes to profitting from Adsense?

Does the niche choice have any say in this matter? Do certain niches merit a Blog over a regular website?

I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.

All comments will be greatly appreciated!!

Thank you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Mayhew
    It's a matter of opinion but I prefer WordPress. Very easy to SEO, easy to install, & a great Adsense plug-in. Just have to modify the header, footer, theme, etc.
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    • Profile picture of the author zach2393
      A blog would be alot easier to set up...so I might suggest that.
      It all depends how much traffic you send there.
      If you send 1000 visitors to a website than you'll make more money.
      If you send 100 visitors to a blog you'll make less money.
      Try setting up a blogger blog if it's your first blog
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      • Profile picture of the author Eswar
        I suggest you to use blogger.com. It is the the easiest plotform for buidling adense websites on the fly. I alwasy get higher click throguh rate with blogger blogs. I use the default template in this blog.

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        • Profile picture of the author countonuspr
          I prefer Wordpress blogs because they are much easier to setup as compared to websites. For newbies certainly Wordpress, but as you get more experienced and comfortable online you can try out a regular website. It is all preference.
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          • Profile picture of the author Solidsnake
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            A wordpress blog for many reasons..

            thousands of free themes to select
            thousands of plugins to use
            active support forum
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              • Profile picture of the author keithngu
                Personally, I prefer wordpress with own hosting. It's easy to create and installa all the plugin. What you need to do is just key in your publisher id.

                I don't like to use blogger(xxx.blogspot.com). Though it is also simple to show your adsense ads by adding adsense gadget, you'll have to share the click revenue with blogspot. Unless, you copy the ads code from adsense and paste into the text area of gadget.

                Another reason is, I can schedule the post to to posted automatically in the future. The only thing you must remember to do is install MaxBlogPress Ping Optimizer plugin. Then, it'll only ping when the post in post on scheduled date, not both the date you write and the day it posted.

                If you are thinking create mutiple site by using wordpress, try looking for hosting account that offer you unlimited mysql database. the baby plan from hostgator is good if you really want to focus on adsense as long term income generating machine.

                Hope this helps.
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                • Profile picture of the author yaji
                  If you use blogger.com, you may consider using your own domain name to forward to your blog there so if one day blogger change names or disppear, you do not risk losing all your traffics from backlinks. But here are two questions:

                  1) How G treats fowarded domain names and how will this affect SEO?
                  2) Anyone knows the payments from clicking ads served in blogger.com vs. ads served on your own hosting the same? I heard that ads served at blogger tends to pay less because G hosts blogger which makes sense.

                  So my opinion is, for serious internet marketers, host your own blog without forwarding. Wordpress is great.

                  BTW, what AdSense plug-in you use? I tried several but so far I still need to find a better one.
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                  • Profile picture of the author yaji
                    Just a side note, I noticed the time shown in this forum is 4 hours ahead of our time, USA EST. Anyone knows what time zone this forum is using?
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                    • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
                      Hello Warriors,

                      A BIG thank you goes out to everyone who has commented so far to my thread!!!

                      Thanks for all of your excellent advice and suggestions!!
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                  • Profile picture of the author cremib
                    Originally Posted by yaji View Post

                    Anyone knows the payments from clicking ads served in blogger.com vs. ads served on your own hosting the same? I heard that ads served at blogger tends to pay less because G hosts blogger.
                    Originally Posted by keithngu View Post

                    I don't like to use blogger(xxx.blogspot.com). Though it is also simple to show your adsense ads by adding adsense gadget, you'll have to share the click revenue with blogspot. Unless, you copy the ads code from adsense and paste into the text area of gadget.

                    Guys, are these true?
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          Thanks for the tips. I'll apply this technique and see the outcome.
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    • Profile picture of the author cashreward
      Originally Posted by Michael Mayhew View Post

      It's a matter of opinion but I prefer WordPress. Very easy to SEO, easy to install, & a great Adsense plug-in. Just have to modify the header, footer, theme, etc.
      Hi,

      In my own opinion, i prefer blog over a regular website, because blog has some quick features which you can use and adjust to feature your chosen niche.

      And because it is easy to use and cost effective instead of regular site where you will need to purchase software and some expertise to create an appealling website.

      So for a starter, blog is the solution while you now settle down to put up a good.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tuzic
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    Hi,

    i think websites are good for adsense because even setup is different not as easy as a blog/wordpress etc websites have easier maintenance & i think they ahve a longer life than blogs so as a result the adsense works better.

    Also as long as traffic (lots of traffic) is being sent to sites then this again makes websites better... i think.
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    • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
      Originally Posted by Tuzic View Post

      Hi,

      i think websites are good for adsense because even setup is different not as easy as a blog/wordpress etc websites have easier maintenance & i think they ahve a longer life than blogs so as a result the adsense works better.

      Also as long as traffic (lots of traffic) is being sent to sites then this again makes websites better... i think.
      Thank you very much Tuzic for your great advice!!
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      • Profile picture of the author yaji
        One more thing regarding advantages using blog is, you have RSS feeds automatically generate for you. Rss reader can easily pull your contents so you can syndicate your contents more easily than regular web sites. Plus, G cares about how many users subscribed to your blog. G bought feedburner so you laways know how many users actullay read your posts in blog.

        My opinion is, do both of them. Regular web sites give you full control but takes more time initially, blog provides easy setup and RSS feeds, which is useful in getting your posts to readers.
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        • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
          Originally Posted by yaji View Post

          One more thing regarding advantages using blog is, you have RSS feeds automatically generate for you. Rss reader can easily pull your contents so you can syndicate your contents more easily than regular web sites. Plus, G cares about how many users subscribed to your blog. G bought feedburner so you laways know how many users actullay read your posts in blog.

          My opinion is, do both of them. Regular web sites give you full control but takes more time initially, blog provides easy setup and RSS feeds, which is useful in getting your posts to readers.
          Thank you for your advice! I didn't even realize the RSS feeds issue! Thanks.
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          • Profile picture of the author XFactor
            I prefer static websites. My personal reasons are:

            1. Higher CTR
            2. I can control the layout better

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            • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
              Originally Posted by XFactor View Post

              I prefer static websites. My personal reasons are:

              1. Higher CTR
              2. I can control the layout better

              - John
              Thank you XFactor for your suggestion!
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            • Profile picture of the author Stallion
              Originally Posted by XFactor View Post

              I prefer static websites. My personal reasons are:

              1. Higher CTR
              2. I can control the layout better

              - John
              I agree to that. I'd also add that it's easier to back up, it loads faster, it's easier on the web host, and as long as you know what makes up decent SEO - you'll do far better than what WP will muster.

              Thank you for your comment! I just have to learn how to get an RSS feed for an HTML website?! There is probably a lot of information about how to do just that?
              Just look at an RSS feed and you'll see the code of what makes it up. Put it into notepad, change out the obvious stuff (urls, information, name, date, etc) and save as .xml.
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  • Profile picture of the author Simplweb
    Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

    Hello to all Fellow Warriors,
    I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it?

    I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.
    Revenue = traffic x CTR

    Traffic AND CTR depend on fresh relevant content... so, whatever way you can get fresh relevant content, thats the way to go

    Regarding comments, sometimes they tend to wander off topic so can actually dilute the relevance...
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    • Profile picture of the author jaiburn
      i like wordpress for my adsense sites. But blogs need to be constantly updated, and you want to start a reader base. Websites on the other hand can stay static for ages.
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      • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
        Originally Posted by jaiburn View Post

        i like wordpress for my adsense sites. But blogs need to be constantly updated, and you want to start a reader base. Websites on the other hand can stay static for ages.
        Thank you for your comment! It has really helped me!
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        • Profile picture of the author yaji
          Would like blog because most of us are lazy, no offense including me. If you have time to create and maintain a web site that is good too. - You will have full control over almost anything but you have to maintain it yourself since you know your web site best.

          There is a third choice, use some CMS(Content management system) like Joomla.
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          • Profile picture of the author scorpio9
            I think the theory is that blog visitors are less inclined to click on ads, but you can make a wordpress installation look like a regular site so the visitor would not feel he/she was on a "blog" and maybe click as if on a regular site

            However, Word press does have tons of advantages as far as building and maintaining a website is concerned and the search engines, especially Google love them so you will get indexed faster.

            I tried word press several years ago but did not fully understood it's awsome versatility so I continued using Dreamweaver, XsitePro, FrontPage and other site building tools. It was a nightmare trying to keep these sites up-to-date. About 2 years ago I gave Wordpress another go and only then did I realize how easy it was to master it, and how much power you can "plugin" into its core

            I've also tried dozens of Content Management Systems/automated builders but abandoned them all because I did not have time to learn how to use them or maintain them.

            If you are going to use Wordpresss I would advise using your own domain on your own server, then you can use blogs on blogger.com and wordpress.com to get backlinks to your own hosted wordpress site.

            Truly, If you want to spend less time maintaining your site and more time earning money from it a Wordpress installation will give you that advantage everytime without doubt


            want to master word press?
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            • Profile picture of the author Mike Montgomery
              You'll have a much easier time with getting visitors and
              promotion if you go with a blog because of all of the great
              plugins available.

              Plus you'll also find it much easier to make sitewide changes
              when you need to
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              • Profile picture of the author harleydavidsons
                May be you should start at flixya.com.
                I easy to make a content photo and vdo.
                and easy to earning money for adsense.

                it for beginner.

                example here : harleydavidsons on Flixya

                i earning about 10$ per 1 day per 1 account.
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                • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
                  Originally Posted by harleydavidsons View Post

                  May be you should start at flixya.com.
                  I easy to make a content photo and vdo.
                  and easy to earning money for adsense.

                  it for beginner.

                  example here : harleydavidsons on Flixya

                  i earning about 10$ per 1 day per 1 account.
                  Thank you for your suggestion for using flixya.com! I didn't know about this site before. I will have to take a serious look at it now! I've already looked at your site and I liked what I saw, very nice. Thanks for sharing this information with me.
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              • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
                Originally Posted by Mike X. View Post

                You'll have a much easier time with getting visitors and
                promotion if you go with a blog because of all of the great
                plugins available.

                Plus you'll also find it much easier to make sitewide changes
                when you need to
                Thank you for your suggestion! I am hearing a lot of great things about blogs, particularly wordpress blogs, with all their plugins. I will have to look more closely at wordpress blogs.
                Thanks.
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            • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
              Originally Posted by scorpio9 View Post

              I think the theory is that blog visitors are less inclined to click on ads, but you can make a wordpress installation look like a regular site so the visitor would not feel he/she was on a "blog" and maybe click as if on a regular site

              However, Word press does have tons of advantages as far as building and maintaining a website is concerned and the search engines, especially Google love them so you will get indexed faster.

              I tried word press several years ago but did not fully understood it's awsome versatility so I continued using Dreamweaver, XsitePro, FrontPage and other site building tools. It was a nightmare trying to keep these sites up-to-date. About 2 years ago I gave Wordpress another go and only then did I realize how easy it was to master it, and how much power you can "plugin" into its core

              I've also tried dozens of Content Management Systems/automated builders but abandoned them all because I did not have time to learn how to use them or maintain them.

              If you are going to use Wordpresss I would advise using your own domain on your own server, then you can use blogs on blogger.com and wordpress.com to get backlinks to your own hosted wordpress site.

              Truly, If you want to spend less time maintaining your site and more time earning money from it a Wordpress installation will give you that advantage everytime without doubt


              want to master word press?
              Thank you very much for your suggestions and advice!! Very much appreciated!
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            • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
              Originally Posted by scorpio9 View Post

              I think the theory is that blog visitors are less inclined to click on ads, but you can make a wordpress installation look like a regular site so the visitor would not feel he/she was on a "blog" and maybe click as if on a regular site

              However, Word press does have tons of advantages as far as building and maintaining a website is concerned and the search engines, especially Google love them so you will get indexed faster.

              I tried word press several years ago but did not fully understood it's awsome versatility so I continued using Dreamweaver, XsitePro, FrontPage and other site building tools. It was a nightmare trying to keep these sites up-to-date. About 2 years ago I gave Wordpress another go and only then did I realize how easy it was to master it, and how much power you can "plugin" into its core

              I've also tried dozens of Content Management Systems/automated builders but abandoned them all because I did not have time to learn how to use them or maintain them.

              If you are going to use Wordpresss I would advise using your own domain on your own server, then you can use blogs on blogger.com and wordpress.com to get backlinks to your own hosted wordpress site.

              Truly, If you want to spend less time maintaining your site and more time earning money from it a Wordpress installation will give you that advantage everytime without doubt


              want to master word press?
              Thanks for your advice about using wordpress blogs!
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            • Profile picture of the author Simplweb
              Originally Posted by scorpio9 View Post

              However, Word press does have tons of advantages as far as building and maintaining a website is concerned and the search engines, especially Google love them so you will get indexed faster.
              This is factually incorrect.

              I did a test on this of Wordpress vs Joomla last month.
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              • Profile picture of the author happyheidi
                I Like website better..But blog is fine also
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                • Profile picture of the author bedmo
                  I think that the answer is;

                  Ask yourself, do you have a lot of informations to write, if so than your best choice is using a blog.

                  If you don't have enouth informations, than you need to use a static website.

                  Wish that be helpful
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                  • Profile picture of the author onpoint
                    Spot on bedmo!
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                  • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
                    Originally Posted by bedmo View Post

                    I think that the answer is;

                    Ask yourself, do you have a lot of informations to write, if so than your best choice is using a blog.

                    If you don't have enouth informations, than you need to use a static website.

                    Wish that be helpful
                    Thank you for your comment! I didn't even think about the amount of information I had to write! Thanks for making me realize!
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                    • Profile picture of the author bedmo
                      Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

                      Thank you for your comment! I didn't even think about the amount of information I had to write! Thanks for making me realize!
                      You are welcome "Umberto Pucci" :rolleyes:
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                  • Profile picture of the author WareTime
                    Originally Posted by bedmo View Post

                    I think that the answer is;

                    Ask yourself, do you have a lot of informations to write, if so than your best choice is using a blog.

                    If you don't have enouth informations, than you need to use a static website.

                    Wish that be helpful
                    A blog is easier and quicker in some cases, but if you really do have a log of information, you need to think about organizing. A blog, even using categories and tags is not as easy to organize properly as you can with a a traditional site. Traditional sites can be static or a cms like joomla.

                    On the few sites I do have a blog, it's Blogger FTP'd to my own domain. No performance hit of a db, no security issues of wordpress, but I get easy content management, comments, etc.
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              • Profile picture of the author scorpio9
                Originally Posted by Simplweb View Post

                This is factually incorrect.

                I did a test on this of Wordpress vs Joomla last month.
                And??????


                You did a test of Wordpress V Joomla. I did not mention any CMS in particular. It may well be that the test you did proved Joomla did better.
                I'm saying that wordpress blogs (or should i say sites) tends to get indexed faster that static sites.
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                  • Profile picture of the author WareTime
                    Originally Posted by Simplweb View Post

                    flobblebobbleseocmstest

                    Identical content, the Joomla site got indexed hours before the Wordpress one....
                    Really? A sample size of one?
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                • Profile picture of the author XFactor
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                  1. Just use whatever you are comfortable with,
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                  3. And gives you the layout flexibility you personally need.

                  For some this may be wordpress, for others Joomla, then some
                  prefer Drupal, I personally use XsitePro.

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                  • Profile picture of the author Sirric
                    I agree with xfactor. what you find easy to manage, is what will work for you. if you can spend time advertising it, then its possible.
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                    • Profile picture of the author Solidsnake
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                      Wordpress works with me better but I have some plain html sites for adsense campaign too...
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                      • Profile picture of the author countonuspr
                        It is all a matter of preference. If you are brand new starting with a blog platform like Wordpress can be the easiest thing to learn instead of having to learn standard HTML. If you go with a standard HTML website, than I recommend you get an RSS feed created for your HTML content site, so that it can get the benefits that a blog gets from having RSS. My preference would be Wordpress, but it is up to you.
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                        • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
                          Originally Posted by countonuspr View Post

                          It is all a matter of preference. If you are brand new starting with a blog platform like Wordpress can be the easiest thing to learn instead of having to learn standard HTML. If you go with a standard HTML website, than I recommend you get an RSS feed created for your HTML content site, so that it can get the benefits that a blog gets from having RSS. My preference would be Wordpress, but it is up to you.
                          Thank you for your comment! Yes, having an RSS feed on my website would be good in order to get fresh relevant content.
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                        • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
                          Originally Posted by countonuspr View Post

                          It is all a matter of preference. If you are brand new starting with a blog platform like Wordpress can be the easiest thing to learn instead of having to learn standard HTML. If you go with a standard HTML website, than I recommend you get an RSS feed created for your HTML content site, so that it can get the benefits that a blog gets from having RSS. My preference would be Wordpress, but it is up to you.
                          Thank you for your comment! I just have to learn how to get an RSS feed for an HTML website?! There is probably a lot of information about how to do just that?
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                        • Profile picture of the author strauss
                          I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.
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                        • Profile picture of the author strauss
                          I think blog is the best to set up and it will best suited for the Adsence.
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                          • Profile picture of the author gamefreak
                            Wordpress blog, ofcourse. Best for adsense, adspace etc. But the only problem is you need to update regularly. If you don't update, better make a static website.
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                        • Profile picture of the author strauss
                          People hate to be advertised to and the main characteristic of a best Adsense blog is that that the ads do not really look like ads but more like extra links to click for more valuable information and tips.
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                        • Profile picture of the author Janet McLean
                          Being a newbie myself I'll soon be getting into blogs. Thanks for starting the thread Umberto.

                          And to the rest of you here thanks so much for the insight and help.
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                          • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
                            Originally Posted by Janet McLean View Post

                            Being a newbie myself I'll soon be getting into blogs. Thanks for starting the thread Umberto.

                            And to the rest of you here thanks so much for the insight and help.
                            You are very welcome Janet!! I am happy to share whatever I know with everyone! I want to know that I am able to help in whatever way I can.
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                        • Profile picture of the author strauss
                          I think blog is the best to mainten and to remodify.
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            • Profile picture of the author zenmn
              Just a lurker (zenmn) with the same question. Great information! Sounds like wordpress is the way to go for me--scorpio9 confirmed it.
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            • Profile picture of the author reapr
              Originally Posted by scorpio9 View Post

              I think the theory is that blog visitors are less inclined to click on ads, but you can make a wordpress installation look like a regular site so the visitor would not feel he/she was on a "blog" and maybe click as if on a regular site

              However, Word press does have tons of advantages as far as building and maintaining a website is concerned and the search engines, especially Google love them so you will get indexed faster.

              I tried word press several years ago but did not fully understood it's awsome versatility so I continued using Dreamweaver, XsitePro, FrontPage and other site building tools. It was a nightmare trying to keep these sites up-to-date. About 2 years ago I gave Wordpress another go and only then did I realize how easy it was to master it, and how much power you can "plugin" into its core

              I've also tried dozens of Content Management Systems/automated builders but abandoned them all because I did not have time to learn how to use them or maintain them.

              If you are going to use Wordpresss I would advise using your own domain on your own server, then you can use blogs on blogger.com and wordpress.com to get backlinks to your own hosted wordpress site.

              Truly, If you want to spend less time maintaining your site and more time earning money from it a Wordpress installation will give you that advantage everytime without doubt


              want to master word press?
              I'll have to agree 100% on this.

              It got tired of updating sites that were created by editors it was a time consuming task.

              It was not until I understood the power of WP that I quickly converted all my sites over to WP. At this point things really took off with my affiliate earnings. Yes not just for blogging but can be used to create mini sites. One advantage a RSS feed ... I could go on about this.

              I found that WP sites tend to stick around longer than traditional site and fewer problems with sandboxing!
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              • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
                Originally Posted by reapr View Post

                I'll have to agree 100% on this.

                It got tired of updating sites that were created by editors it was a time consuming task.

                It was not until I understood the power of WP that I quickly converted all my sites over to WP. At this point things really took off with my affiliate earnings. Yes not just for blogging but can be used to create mini sites. One advantage a RSS feed ... I could go on about this.

                I found that WP sites tend to stick around longer than traditional site and fewer problems with sandboxing!
                This is very good advice! Thank you for sharing it!! Getting into WP sites is definitely something to consider, especially if the sites tend to stay around longer than any traditional site. Very good!
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                • Profile picture of the author reapr
                  Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

                  This is very good advice! Thank you for sharing it!! Getting into WP sites is definitely something to consider, especially if the sites tend to stay around longer than any traditional site. Very good!
                  I also forgot to mention. Once you create a site with WP and it is an SEO success you can often ftp those templates and plugins to another site providing it is the same or close enough version of WP.

                  Using this method if you have several good articles on hand you can create a several page website in less than an hour from domain registration to site creation. To tell you the truth I don't know why I did not go this route sooner.

                  If you have any questions you can PM me and I can tell you what templates and plugins work for me.
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            • Profile picture of the author deepender
              Originally Posted by scorpio9 View Post

              I think the theory is that blog visitors are less inclined to click on ads, but you can make a wordpress installation look like a regular site so the visitor would not feel he/she was on a "blog" and maybe click as if on a regular site

              However, Word press does have tons of advantages as far as building and maintaining a website is concerned and the search engines, especially Google love them so you will get indexed faster.

              I tried word press several years ago but did not fully understood it's awsome versatility so I continued using Dreamweaver, XsitePro, FrontPage and other site building tools. It was a nightmare trying to keep these sites up-to-date. About 2 years ago I gave Wordpress another go and only then did I realize how easy it was to master it, and how much power you can "plugin" into its core

              I've also tried dozens of Content Management Systems/automated builders but abandoned them all because I did not have time to learn how to use them or maintain them.

              If you are going to use Wordpresss I would advise using your own domain on your own server, then you can use blogs on blogger.com and wordpress.com to get backlinks to your own hosted wordpress site.

              Truly, If you want to spend less time maintaining your site and more time earning money from it a Wordpress installation will give you that advantage everytime without doubt


              want to master word press?
              hi i am currently using blogger so should i swtich my blog to my own hosted domain or not
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  • Profile picture of the author woah316
    i think a blog using wordpress. if adsense ads highly related to topic, and you can get good real traffic, possibilities unlimited..
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  • Profile picture of the author alwaysonline
    Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

    Hello to all Fellow Warriors,

    I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites.

    I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it?

    Does it really matter if I used a Blog or a regular website? Is one preferred over the other, when it comes to profitting from Adsense?

    Does the niche choice have any say in this matter? Do certain niches merit a Blog over a regular website?

    I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.

    All comments will be greatly appreciated!!

    Thank you.
    At first, try to familiarize yourself on this online world. Your concepts and ideas will develop little by little. I started by writing blogs because at first, I was afraid to be tied up at domains and hosting expenses, etc.... but later on, the more you make money, the more you will be courage enough to try new things.

    So, as of now, you can try writing blogs for familiarity purposes. The spiders (who will read your content) wants those sites with lots of contents.

    Blogging and creating websites are different. But blogging is a great start if you really want to improve yourself on internet marketing. After all, the more you explore, the more you interact with people, the more ideas you will have, and the more money in your pocket. :-)

    I used blogger when I just started. However, from what I have read from one of the e-books about SEO, Wordpress is owned by Google (if I remember it right, hah!) that's why, you can try Wordpress for better crawling of your contents to search engines.
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  • Profile picture of the author alwaysonline
    Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

    Hello to all Fellow Warriors,

    I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites.

    I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it?

    Does it really matter if I used a Blog or a regular website? Is one preferred over the other, when it comes to profitting from Adsense?

    Does the niche choice have any say in this matter? Do certain niches merit a Blog over a regular website?

    I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.

    All comments will be greatly appreciated!!

    Thank you.
    I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites. Adsense is a great way for having profits, but there is more to Adsense. There's more money on affiliations. But as of now, since, you are just starting, Placing adsense is a good start. But you must remember, if you really want to profit from adsense, you must know what words are highly paying in order to profit more. Say Forex... Forex Words are so high in bidding.... sometimes, the clicks are ranging from $0.50 to $3.00... But still, in order to profit on your blog, you must know how to market your blog as well.... its more on marketing... :-) And blogging is a lot of work more than you can imagine. So, start writing blog with free hosting, with adsense, for familiarity purposes, then move forward.

    I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it? You can do both. You can create a website then leave it with adsense on it. But then, if you are not marketing it, there wont be much traffic. Blog creates more traffic even if you dont market it, because of the content.

    Does it really matter if I used a Blog or a regular website? Is one preferred over the other, when it comes to profitting from Adsense? Since, you are just starting, blog is the best first choice, since, whatever you know will reflect on your blog. Actually, you are writing your blog for yourself, not much for the readers... well, as of now... while you are still on the learning process. Then, when you have learned more, you can now step forward (On the process, you will learn even the importance of your URL in relation to your niche).

    Does the niche choice have any say in this matter? Do certain niches merit a Blog over a regular website? Write a blog you are interested in. Whatever that is, hobbies, sports, etc, you can make money out of your blog with the right affiliations or connections. Then, you can also setup webpages that you can leave alone, with adsense, only with some articles on it, but high paying keywords. Blogs must be of your interest because you will find yourself nothing to write if you are concentrated only on the niche (and not your interest)

    I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.

    All comments will be greatly appreciated!I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites. :-)
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    • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
      Originally Posted by alwaysonline View Post

      I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites. Adsense is a great way for having profits, but there is more to Adsense. There's more money on affiliations. But as of now, since, you are just starting, Placing adsense is a good start. But you must remember, if you really want to profit from adsense, you must know what words are highly paying in order to profit more. Say Forex... Forex Words are so high in bidding.... sometimes, the clicks are ranging from $0.50 to $3.00... But still, in order to profit on your blog, you must know how to market your blog as well.... its more on marketing... :-) And blogging is a lot of work more than you can imagine. So, start writing blog with free hosting, with adsense, for familiarity purposes, then move forward.

      I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it? You can do both. You can create a website then leave it with adsense on it. But then, if you are not marketing it, there wont be much traffic. Blog creates more traffic even if you dont market it, because of the content.

      Does it really matter if I used a Blog or a regular website? Is one preferred over the other, when it comes to profitting from Adsense? Since, you are just starting, blog is the best first choice, since, whatever you know will reflect on your blog. Actually, you are writing your blog for yourself, not much for the readers... well, as of now... while you are still on the learning process. Then, when you have learned more, you can now step forward (On the process, you will learn even the importance of your URL in relation to your niche).

      Does the niche choice have any say in this matter? Do certain niches merit a Blog over a regular website? Write a blog you are interested in. Whatever that is, hobbies, sports, etc, you can make money out of your blog with the right affiliations or connections. Then, you can also setup webpages that you can leave alone, with adsense, only with some articles on it, but high paying keywords. Blogs must be of your interest because you will find yourself nothing to write if you are concentrated only on the niche (and not your interest)

      I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.

      All comments will be greatly appreciated!I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites. :-)
      Thank you so very much for all of your excellent advice and suggestions!!! You have answered all of my questions wonderfully! Very much appreciated!!
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  • Profile picture of the author scene4u
    Blog are a good starting point and then if you begin to make a real profit then you may want to create a site and try and make some serious money.
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  • Profile picture of the author angilina
    Blog are easy to manage of I think you should go with a wordpress blog.
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    • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
      Originally Posted by angilina View Post

      Blog are easy to manage of I think you should go with a wordpress blog.
      Thank you for your comment! Yes, a lot of Warriors are saying to start with a Wordpress blog first! Thanks again.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sell
    Depends on your blog or website, how good is it?
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  • Profile picture of the author shardul2050
    Everything depends of traffic. No matter if its a blog or a websites.

    Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

    Hello to all Fellow Warriors,

    I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites.

    I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it?

    Does it really matter if I used a Blog or a regular website? Is one preferred over the other, when it comes to profitting from Adsense?

    Does the niche choice have any say in this matter? Do certain niches merit a Blog over a regular website?

    I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.

    All comments will be greatly appreciated!!

    Thank you.
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    • Profile picture of the author Peter Lee
      I have static html sites as well as wordpress blogs. I find that with static sites they look nicer and more professional looking. Wordpress blogs however are so easy to maintain they can literally run on auto-pilot. This may sound good but they make me lazy at times because I tend to leave them as is when I should be doing more. My static sites on the other hand - the pages are well seo'd and optimised so they tend to rank better.
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  • Profile picture of the author TheRealDomainer
    Wordpress with personal hosted domain works better. Pure and Simple.

    Internet business is about working smart and that should be at the back of everyone's mind.

    Updating and maintaining site is a real issue here. Somtimes, you may loose your files to crashed computer and even backups. When you are out of your station, you may not still have your site with to update also.

    With blog, you will be able to update at any time, anywhere so long as you have access to Internet connection. What is important in terms of earning well with adsense is content, niche and traffic with good seo.
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  • Profile picture of the author angilina
    No matter what type of site you have, you can rank good in SERPs.

    No type of site is preferred over the other type.

    But I personally prefer to have wordpress blogs as it is easy to manage, add content etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author jacstone193
    Horses for courses - possibly blogs for newbies - and websites for technies! But this also depends on subject and personal preference! So truthfully either/or. Personally I would experiment with both and see which gives best results in your particular niche. You can make good money with both but I would suggest you view adsense as a bonus and find other ways to monetize your sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author zenbuddhist
    I have to agree with the bulk of the posters here - a WordPress blog is the very best way to go. Here is why I feel this way:

    1. you own it - a blogger blog can be shut down for any reason.
    2. they are easy to administer and customize.
    3. a WP blog can be optimized for SEO by adding the proper plugins that do the bulk of the work.
    4. using such FireFox extensions as Scribefire, you can post from anywhere on the web.
    5. MS Office 2007 allows you to blog directly from the platform.

    Using WP, IMHO, is the best advantage a beginning marketer has. I have increased my income two-fold by using WP strictly in all my marketing efforts. The WP blog is dynamic, and requires so little to add content, all the way from images to video. I won't use anything else.

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  • Profile picture of the author jiefred
    anti- aging is second on the list ... not bad since i have health and beauty category on my site
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  • Profile picture of the author Rich_Newell
    No matter which you use (blog vs web pages) you will have to provide the visitors some reason to come back. That usually mean tons of content.

    Blogs seem to get traffic a little easier, but either needs to be built up over time.
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    • Profile picture of the author KEY
      WP is hard to beat! even if you have experience building sites, WP can and will enable you to get a very nice looking to amazing looking site up and running with little sweat (at least compared to making a multi-page site by hand!)

      the search engines seem to love WP (even more after some of the seo-plugs are installed),
      with the wealth of add-ons that are available now? the functions that you can add to your WP site are not just amazing, but can be installed in minutes. adding some of the functions that some WP plug-ins add to a manually generated site would take many hours to many many hours...or even impossible.

      so unless I really really need to build a site by hand? WPress is a first choice, followed by Joomla and CPG-Nuke (if I need some of their unique abilities)

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  • Profile picture of the author crystalq
    Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

    Hello to all Fellow Warriors,

    I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites.

    I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it?

    Does it really matter if I used a Blog or a regular website? Is one preferred over the other, when it comes to profitting from Adsense?

    Does the niche choice have any say in this matter? Do certain niches merit a Blog over a regular website?

    I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.

    All comments will be greatly appreciated!!

    Thank you.
    Wordpress with adsense theme layout, not the free wordpress though.

    Here are some themes 18 Adsense Optimized Wordpress Themes to Maximize your Contextual Ad Earnings
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  • Profile picture of the author seobro
    I tend to get higher paying clicks on my websites. Also, notice that most blogs link to authority sites, not authority blogs. When you go for news CNN, BBC, FOX, WSJ, etc these are all sites.

    Go on Google News and see all the results, again most are authority websites, few blogs. That said I will usually break a story on one of my websites, and cover it in depth on several of my blogs.

    Google like blogs because they tend to have fresh content everyday, but that content goes stale after a while. I notice that I will rank high in the search engines for a few days with a blog for a new story, but a year later the top position will be held by one of my websites.

    Use a combination of both for the best results. To get people to link to you it is best to have an authority website, not a blog. Also, links from websites tend to carry more weight and are not discounted after a few months. A blog gets lots of traffic for a new story, but old news quickly loses relevance so a blog is great for new tech, whereas a website is better for a how to site.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shishay Wubshet
    Word press blog is more preferable as it is easy to set up . At the same time word press has lots of plugins which helps you make your work less easier and more effective .

    More than any thing , search engine love blogs .

    Hope it helps.

    Thanks,
    shishay

    At the same time , blogging has a great advantage to converse with lots of people with similar interests.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shishay Wubshet
    Word press blog is more preferable as it is easy to set up . At the same time word press has lots of plugins which helps you make your work less easier and more effective .

    More than any thing , search engine love blogs .

    Hope it helps.

    Thanks,
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    At the same time , blogging has a great advantage to converse with lots of people with similar interests.
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  • Profile picture of the author francophile
    Google likes blogs - another good reason! Tags and categories, google sitemap - all help with google. Use ALL IN ONE SEO Pack for instant SEO. Use an extended ping list to notify lots of sites and search engines.

    With a free professional template, the website looks good.
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  • Profile picture of the author yaji
    Definitely blog, using blog you can ping, submit to RSS aggregators, etc. which gives you unlimited back links.
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  • Profile picture of the author TheRealDomainer
    A website ideally is better.

    But a blog will be easier with immediate result
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    • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
      Originally Posted by TheRealDomainer View Post

      A website ideally is better.

      But a blog will be easier with immediate result
      Thank you for your comment! I believe it's probably better to start with a website and maybe a blog later on. I guess it depends on how much content is written.
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  • Profile picture of the author bwconsulting
    I think that using content from other authors (giving them the proper credit, with a resource box), and making money off of adsense is a great way, and you can do it all for free at blogger.com.

    Great way to start, and earn long term money (though you probably won't retire off of the income, but you may be able to make enough for a car payment!).

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  • Profile picture of the author Oling
    I prefer static website but if youa re just starting, blogger.com is very easy on the fly. If you want to increase the number of your site and pages, use Xsitepro for your websites

    just my 2 cents
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    • Profile picture of the author dectomax
      I use Joomla for static sites AND blogs. You can configure it to be either. Use Feedburner for Ping. Great Adsense modules, all SEO'd with SEO friendly URL's. Some really proffesional templates as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author Justinmg77
    Hey does anyone know any good tutorials on installing wordpress on a remote server?
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  • Profile picture of the author moodyresources
    Definitely use wordpress on your own url. Then you'll also have the advantages of rss amongst the many other benefits of wordpress.
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  • Profile picture of the author Lucidboomer
    Umberto,
    It's a while since your post... but by now you migh already know that one of the best tactics is to have several sites (blogs) on two or three different hosts. When you cross reference your sites Google will rank you way up there. If you can find someone ....ANYONE... who has a .edu or .gov file extensionand draw them into a conversation on a blog... you will have hit pure gold! Use your keywords in you conversation with them and watch your site rocket! I took one site from an Alexa rank of 12 million!!! to just over 150,000 in a month doing this. And I have three of the top 10 spogs on google for my wife's canine musical freestyle site. Actually.. I have the top two and then another at around 6 or 7.



    Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

    Hello to all Fellow Warriors,

    I am new to internet marketing and I want to start by creating Adsense for content sites.

    I am wondering if it's better to start with a Blog and write keyword rich content for it and display my Adsense ads there, or would it be better to create just a website and have my content with Adsense ads shown on it?

    Does it really matter if I used a Blog or a regular website? Is one preferred over the other, when it comes to profitting from Adsense?

    Does the niche choice have any say in this matter? Do certain niches merit a Blog over a regular website?

    I feel a Blog might be a little better by offering the benefit of having visitors posting comments, thereby, always having fresh relevant content.

    All comments will be greatly appreciated!!

    Thank you.
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    • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
      Originally Posted by Lucidboomer View Post

      Umberto,
      It's a while since your post... but by now you migh already know that one of the best tactics is to have several sites (blogs) on two or three different hosts. When you cross reference your sites Google will rank you way up there. If you can find someone ....ANYONE... who has a .edu or .gov file extensionand draw them into a conversation on a blog... you will have hit pure gold! Use your keywords in you conversation with them and watch your site rocket! I took one site from an Alexa rank of 12 million!!! to just over 150,000 in a month doing this. And I have three of the top 10 spogs on google for my wife's canine musical freestyle site. Actually.. I have the top two and then another at around 6 or 7.

      Hi Lucidboomer,

      Thank you so much for your great advice!! This is definitely a good tactic to implement on our blogs. I surely didn't think about this before....thanks for bringing it up!
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      • Profile picture of the author reapr
        Originally Posted by Umberto Pucci View Post

        Hi Lucidboomer,

        Thank you so much for your great advice!! This is definitely a good tactic to implement on our blogs. I surely didn't think about this before....thanks for bringing it up!
        It is good advice building a network of sites to boost rankings using certain linking techniques. Just make sure the domains are not on the same IP.

        Other things I noticed thorough out this thread that I forgot.

        When I was on vacation I liked being able to update sites and make changes where an internet connection was available. A CMS or WP will allow you to do that.

        For WP there is a backup plugin I am sure other CMS do too.

        As far as indexing ... love a RSS feed does not matter if it is Joomla or Wordpress or one created from a static hand created paged it is easy to get indexed in a few days and see keyword related traffic coming in.

        After using html editors, Joomla, and drupal for ease of use and SEO reasons if creating a blog or mini site I would WP.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrtest
    I think the good content + social news & bookmarking in blog will be the best.
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  • Profile picture of the author Spike SpiegelIM
    I'd go for a blog. It's easier to maintain, to update, new content regularly. Easier to acquire some Google love..
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    • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
      Originally Posted by Spike SpiegelIM View Post

      I'd go for a blog. It's easier to maintain, to update, new content regularly. Easier to acquire some Google love..
      Thank you for your advice! It seems that blogs are the way to go now since Google loves them so much.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sell
    Depends if your website is any good.
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  • Profile picture of the author NetVenturer
    I prefer a regular site for traffic behavior, but I also have blogs to support the sites.

    According to an April 3, 2008 article at Google Analytics 101, "Bounce Rate is the percentage of visitors who left your site after only seeing one page. For most sites, a high Bounce Rate is bad since people are arriving, taking a quick look around, and leaving immediately. Either the site isn't useful or they're turned off by something. By monitoring your Bounce Rate over time, you can optimize your landing pages and then check to see if your changes worked - a lower rate means people like what you've done with the place. Bounce Rate is best used to compare different sets of your own data. Websites and industries vary too greatly for us to give you here a set number on what a healthy Bounce Rate is. For example, blogs usually have high Bounce Rates no matter what since normal visitor behavior is to read the newest post and then leave.
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    • Profile picture of the author reapr
      Originally Posted by NetVenturer View Post

      I prefer a regular site for traffic behavior, but I also have blogs to support the sites.

      According to an April 3, 2008 article at Google Analytics 101, "Bounce Rate is the percentage of visitors who left your site after only seeing one page. For most sites, a high Bounce Rate is bad since people are arriving, taking a quick look around, and leaving immediately. Either the site isn't useful or they're turned off by something. By monitoring your Bounce Rate over time, you can optimize your landing pages and then check to see if your changes worked - a lower rate means people like what you've done with the place. Bounce Rate is best used to compare different sets of your own data. Websites and industries vary too greatly for us to give you here a set number on what a healthy Bounce Rate is. For example, blogs usually have high Bounce Rates no matter what since normal visitor behavior is to read the newest post and then leave.
      Bounce rate is a funny thing. If you have a one page landing site guess what ....

      If you have a site with highly targeted pages but great conversions you may have a high bounce rate.

      You could have a multipage affiliate site in a relatively low competition niche that is so darn confusing that nobody can find anything so they search several pages hoping to find something because they have few other sites or options and they find nothing conversions suck ... and you have a great low bounce rate.

      Low bounce rate does not really indicate quality of site or if people stuck around because they liked it. In the case of a blog if the material is well liked on the landing page chances are the blog will have a lower bounce rate.
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  • Profile picture of the author jazzyjeff
    I used Word press because it is so easy to install first of all. Second, I can change the background very easily by finding a WordPress theme and replacing the picture with one of my own. WordPress is also easy to use in that there are many plug-ins that you can install onto the blog. These plug-ins can do almost anything for you.

    Jeff
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    • Profile picture of the author Internet Stores
      Originally Posted by jazzyjeff View Post

      I used Word press because it is so easy to install first of all. Second, I can change the background very easily by finding a WordPress theme and replacing the picture with one of my own. WordPress is also easy to use in that there are many plug-ins that you can install onto the blog. These plug-ins can do almost anything for you.

      Jeff
      Thank you for your comment and great advice! It seems that having a WordPress Blog is the way to go for using Adsense.
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  • Profile picture of the author WasabiHound
    blog for content generation (adds credibility to your site and improves SEO. Static webpages for final sale (affiliate) - but that shouldn't stop adsense in the the blog, of course
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  • Profile picture of the author angel man
    wordpress is better for adsense.

    for affiliate sites: not sure which is better.
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  • Profile picture of the author spearsy
    Ive been using wordpress for a while and its so simple and extreamly quick to set up, you could also use blogger and link the two together
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  • Use WordPress.com because blogs get indexed faster and
    carry more weight with Google, Aol, Yahoo.

    Search engines are looking for Great Content, Not Sales
    letters for the most part. THEY WANT CONTENT

    Learn the art of blogging and you will reep the rewards.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gelo30
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    if you want it to make it special use wordpress, if you want to be simply use blogger. When it comes to revenue I think it would depend on how you optimize your site content.
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  • Profile picture of the author preatorian
    I prefer blog for wordpress with own hosting. It's easy to create and install all the plug-ins and very easy on SEO too. Once you setup your blog sign up for adsense and then start creating ads from there and paste it on your blog to start earning thru adsense. Good Luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author forumer147
    Blog is much easier to update as well as it is much easier to create as well .It doesnt require loads of ideas coz their are loads of free stuff which you can use as widget
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    • Profile picture of the author Eswar
      Wordpress blogs with clickbump's template is working nicely. Now he has released version 2 with additional options. I get very good CTR with his template.
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  • Profile picture of the author valiantbearded
    I suggest you use blogger.com. It is easier for plotform thickens and search sites on the fly. Whenever I have a higher click throguh blogger blogs. I use the default template in this blog.
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  • Profile picture of the author renhoek
    i Had used WP but have switched to static sites. the main reasons are:
    - faster setup
    - easier to move if I sell it
    - no botched plugin installations
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  • Profile picture of the author jacksonlin
    I don't think the type of site matters for an adsense site, but rather the MARKET you are building a site in.

    I have a static XSP site in adsense making 20 to 40 a day.

    I just put adsense on it because my previous offer was pulled! It turns out that I was in a high paying market so it's not too bad!
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    • Profile picture of the author junkdna
      I used to develop my web sites with combination of PhotoShop, DreamWeaver, MySQL, Eclipse and a hired HTML slicer, but that is way too complicated for SEO and affiliate marketing. You really loose a ton of time on development, when you should concentrate on links and fresh content.

      I would recommend a combination of WordPress and Artisteer. Artisteer lets you make blog templates in under 10-15 minutes. You can make so many eye candy variations, so quickly, that you have to hold yourself from getting carried away, with design side of things. Small downside is that you still need to understand some basic HTML in order to plug in Google AdSense. A good site to pick up HTML knowledge is W3schools.
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  • Profile picture of the author seoforu
    You can create anyone of them it would not matter much.Creating a blog would make it cache and ranked soon while creating a website would take some time.In the long run, you would have complete control over your website while you cannot do so in your blog..so the choice is yours?As far as adsense is concerned it would work fine on both.
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  • Profile picture of the author info02web
    An article with good and unique content can bring traffic directly to u

    Of course a blog is also a good option
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  • Profile picture of the author maddydp
    Blog is easier and you can do it own your own without any coding experience. Wordpress i tried and tested for a long long time, only you can mess it up. Its childs play actually. But a HTML website could be a headache and obviously it will consume more of your time than the mighty and simple Wordpress.
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  • Profile picture of the author dagaul101
    Personally I would prefer a blog as that would be easier to update
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  • Profile picture of the author gittar1122
    If you compare the investment on blog and website then I will go with blog because of low investment and easy management.
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  • Profile picture of the author jhonsean
    I prefer blog for adsense site, my way is that i can create multi blogging to expand my adsense then make money.
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    • Profile picture of the author mebeljohn
      I would rather own a Wordpress blog hosting. Its easy to create and install all plug-in and very easy to SEO too.
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  • Profile picture of the author samual james
    According to me wordpress blog would be better option for you , wordpress blogs are easy to install and you can easily manage your blog by all in one SEO tool
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  • Profile picture of the author tusharm
    Wordpress for sure. Its very easy to setup and give you more flexibility.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan B Rusu
    Why use anything else when wordpress is so easy to use?
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  • Profile picture of the author princeambrose12
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    I prefer the Wordpress blogs because they are much easier to link to websites. For beginners probably Wordpress, but as you become more experienced and comfortable online, you can try a common website. It's all preference.
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  • Profile picture of the author exaltedadam22
    Blog is a good starting point and then if you start making a profit so real that you can create a site and try to make serious money.
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  • Profile picture of the author ssbytes
    Definitely try a WordPress blog. These are excellent starters for beginners and seasoned bloggers as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author GeorgR.
    Still anyone believes there is a "difference" between a blog and a website?

    Its really only in the eyes of the beholder, but a BLOG (that's how see it) is is usually a site with "web2.0 features" like RSS feeds pings etc. while a static site like a sales page/squeeze page doesnt have those features.

    As for "blog" like in "blogging"...this does NOT mean that a wordpress site must be a "blog" with your personally blahblah on it. Its entirely optional. A wordpress site can very well be a sales page or squeeze page, and does not need to have dynamic changing content, and it does not need to contain personal "blogging style" blah blah.

    So i really never make a difference between a "blog" and a "website", i simply use Wordpress for everything.

    Why? Because of the above reasons, and the features like rss feeds, auto pings/trackbacks, free plugins for ANYTHING you could even need...makes it rank way better in the search engines and integrate better into "web2.0" (whatever that is)
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