How to successfully host a website blog?

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  1. Davidj

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    Hello all,

    I've attempted to host one in the past, but I think it could have been executed better. How does one properly do this?

    Oh yes, my new website address is www.irisheducationcenter.com. The one you see in my signature is outdated.
     
  2. Fergal

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    David, just in case you don't know, you can update your signature here.

    There are two ways you could add a blog on your website;

    First of all you could use a free blog service such as Blogger or Wordpress and place a link from your site to your blog on that service. With this option your blog would be on a domain something like irisheducationcenter.wordpress.com.

    Secondly you could add a blog to your own site and have it hosted with your website host. This is a little more difficult to do, but the advantage is that you have full control and ownership over the blog. With this method your blog address would be something like irisheducationcenter.com/blog. Some hosts have an auto script install included in their control panel which would allow you to easily add a blog. Do you know if this is something your host offers?
     
  3. Davidj

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    I think so, it allows you to add a blog-page to your website. But should that be on the homepage or close to it?
     
  4. Denishverma

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    You have to make good blog with
    - Informative content
    - Genuine content
    - Specific topic discussion also can be added in the blog - by which customer can return on these pages.
     
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    Some sites will put their blog as the home page of their site and others will have a link from their homepage, to their blog on the same site. You could leave your existing site as is, add a blog to say irisheducationcenter.com/blog and then add a link from your navigation bar to your blog. It really is a matter of personal preference.
     
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    wordpress is best blogger, you can go with wordpress and keep updates in wordpress.
     
  7. Asher ross

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    Hi, You just need to have a reliable web host with good hosting package and reliable resources.
     
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    Do you have any troubles with your current host?
     
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    Yes, you just need to find reliable web hosting to start your business. Good luck
     
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    I agree, wordpress is what I use. It clean simple and easy to use.
     
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