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    Blog on subdomain


    Hi, I work for a large organization with multiple subdomains and I am leading SEO efforts for one subdomain in particular.

    Our blog is currently being served up on a different subdomain, which houses a number of the companies' blogs - ex. blogs.xyzcompany.com/myblog.

    I am curious if this is providing any/much SEO value for the subdomain I am responsible for, or if we'd be better served moving towards something like: mysubdomain.xyzcompany.com/myblog ,where the blog is located within a subfolder ?

    I hope that makes sense!
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    Yep...
    Originally Posted by epolisher
    mysubdomain.xyzcompany.com/myblog ,where the blog is located within a subfolder

    this will give you the better bang for your buck....
    Last edited by KnowOneSpecial; Jan 10th, 2017 at 07:12 PM. Reason: spelling correction
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    And then there is a Matt Cutts video out there where he says Google is not going to get involved in how you would organize your site, whether you use subdomains or subdirectories for your content. How does that apply to blogs, I am uncertain. I use both methods. What is your take on this KnowOne?
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    Originally Posted by DirectHits
    I am uncertain. I use both methods. What is your take on this KnowOneSpecial?
    After the thread a couple of weeks ago concerning blog.somedomain.com vs somdomain.com/blog/. We decided to test it .. so far with just the little work we have done on Kazuma's blog ,Kazuma is my business associate. We decided to test moving the blog we had on one of our sites. He is a big pokemon go fanatic, he has two young sons, 2nd and 3rd grades, way way in to that ... so he and I did a site for them.

    We have found it easier to get more bang from the sub directory method. I am now firmly convinced that sub dir's are defacto the way to go. I will say you can do both, and both will deliver results, but you will get way way better results with a whole lot less work and effort, I am into less work and effort for more results.

    For best results, sub directories.

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    • DirectHits agrees : Thanks for info - Good to know.
    Last edited by KnowOneSpecial; Jan 10th, 2017 at 08:20 PM.
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    Why is there four asterisks in Direct****s, in your post above? It would seem to imply something else, lol.
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    I really have no clue... I will edit and correct the post... Sorry

    edited...

    Oh,, I figured it out.. I accidentally added an s between the t and the H in your name...

    Truly sorry my friend, about the worse typo I have ever done!!!.. it spells another word..

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    • DirectHits agrees : LMAO
    Last edited by KnowOneSpecial; Jan 10th, 2017 at 08:25 PM.

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