Any bloggers out there?

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  1. nlowman profile image60
    nlowmanposted 12 years ago

    And if so, what host do you use? And why, please?

    Looking to start one and would like some opinions.

    1. itech profile image68
      itechposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I own a personal blog (PR: 2) and is hosted on Google due to trust.

    2. rebekahELLE profile image85
      rebekahELLEposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I use godaddy. it's fine, no problems. I've heard that hostgator is good also. I paid for the year, but I know godaddy just raised their price.
      check out sunforged here at HP. he has some great info on host sites. … -beginners

      1. nlowman profile image60
        nlowmanposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the hub. I'll definitely check that out!

    3. profile image49
      awesome chelseaposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      i have a blog too.Please check it out! I'll check you're blog out if you check
      my blog out. Please comment on my blog. I'll comment on you're blog if you comment on mine

      1. Bill Manning profile image58
        Bill Manningposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Umm, that's not a blog. That's a hub,,,,, actually that's not even a hub, it's a few words. Please study up on what a blog is and what a hub is. Check this out for your questions:

    4. profile image58
      uwanted2knowposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I actually wrote a ecourse on blogging call U Wanted 2 Know Blogging that teaches you Step-by Step to building a powerful traffic pulling blog as well as monetized to make you money blogging about anything you want. Check out my HUB

    5. joshuanoerr profile image60
      joshuanoerrposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Bought my domain on Godaddy. Hosted on Bluehost. I use, and I use the Socrates premium theme (I even wrote a Hub about the theme). Check out my profile for the web address, and check out the site if you would like to see Socrates in action. Cheers

  2. lrohner profile image69
    lrohnerposted 12 years ago

    Ditto what Rebekah said. I use GoDaddy right now, mainly because I think their customer service is the best. They have people available by phone 24x7, and they are knowledgeable, courteous, intelligent and totally helpful.

  3. rebekahELLE profile image85
    rebekahELLEposted 12 years ago

    very true. especially when you're setting up. they were prompt and very helpful. when I couldn't figure out why something wasn't working, they immediately identified the problem. it had nothing to do with them, I had failed to change something on my domain registry. they also honored their current sign up price for the year even though it was going up the next month. the loading time is quick also.

  4. Bill Manning profile image58
    Bill Manningposted 12 years ago

    I'm glad those above me have had good luck with godaddy, but I've actually heard lots of bad things about them. They tend to overload their servers so if you have a high bandwidth site you get lots of downtimes.

    I use hawk host and am very happy with them. I use wordpress for blogging software. Best thing is to surf the net and find out what people are saying about host. Good luck. smile

    1. Marisa Wright profile image90
      Marisa Wrightposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, several people warned me about that, too.  I recently switched to Hostgator, which is the service several HubPages veterans use so I reckoned it had to be reasonably OK.  I do find it a tad slower than my previous host (which was an Australian company), but their customer service is fantastic and the price offered me a big saving.

  5. Research Analyst profile image77
    Research Analystposted 12 years ago

    I use Hostgator for my wordpress blogs and have enjoyed their service, would recommend them for sure.

  6. thisisoli profile image74
    thisisoliposted 12 years ago

    Just moved from Hostgator from Servage after hideous performance issues and cost cutting. Use go-daddy for domains.

    I use the wordpress backend. I also have hubs/articles/blogs on a wide range of other free alternatives.

    1. livewithrichard profile image74
      livewithrichardposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      This is what I do too.  Get cheap domains from Godaddy and then host them with Hostgator.  In the last 2 years I have no complaints about either service.  The reason I use both services is because I have always been told that it's not wise to have all  your "eggs" in one basket.

  7. Shalini Kagal profile image55
    Shalini Kagalposted 12 years ago

    I use Hostpapa - and I've been very happy thus far!

  8. jamestame profile image39
    jamestameposted 12 years ago

    it's always being hostgator and godaddy for me as well. Hostgator has 5 star support in most cases and really have your needs in mind, not to mention unlimited bandwith that is really handy

    1. Pcunix profile image93
      Pcunixposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I have used what is now  for 13 years now.

  9. birellar profile image60
    birellarposted 12 years ago

    Yes i will also recommend you for go daddy.

  10. climberjames profile image57
    climberjamesposted 12 years ago

    I like nice and easy smile

  11. mandymac41 profile image60
    mandymac41posted 12 years ago

    Hi, I am a very new blogger. I use Blogger because it is user friendly. cheers. Amanda.

  12. UniqueBeauty profile image61
    UniqueBeautyposted 12 years ago

    I use blogger for both of my blogs. They are easy to sue and have great templates. All for free. You can get adsense through google and not have to do a thing. I would do that.


  13. Flightkeeper profile image66
    Flightkeeperposted 12 years ago

    Blogger is good. I've also found to be easy to use.  They also allow adsense ads.

  14. vydyulashashi profile image58
    vydyulashashiposted 12 years ago

    i use blogger..its user friendly and very simple to use..though wordpress has many additional features i preferred blogger coz i couldn't understand wordpress easily

  15. Miss Bobo profile image60
    Miss Boboposted 12 years ago

    well I use blogger because I am new to blogging but it's a good site to use. You can do all sorts of stuff


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