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When should you use a paid domain name?


Is it better to start with a paid domain name, or simply set your site/blog for free, and then switch to a paid domain name, etc later on. If Google has you ranked decently with Free site, do you lose rankings if you switch over to a paid domain later on.

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Venkatachari M says

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Roberto Eldrum (neosurk) says

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    LindaSmith1 2 years ago

    The site I just started is brand new. I have a couple of blogs but haven't decided what I a going to do with them.


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The Examiner-1 says

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    LindaSmith1 2 years ago

    The Examiner: I wanted more then blogger offers such as drop down menu. I went ahead and purchased my domain name from Namecheap. Using Weebly. Concern was loss of rankings if I change to pd domain later on. Apparently I would, starting with paid.

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Arun Pal Singh says

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mahmoud (m7moud3ashour) says

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    Theindustry 2 years ago

    That's not as accurate as one would think.

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    LindaSmith1 2 years ago

    I sent email through HP. Your address that you provided gets a mail delivery failure message.

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Cristen Iris (Iris Draak) says

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