The Need of Custom Domain in Blogger Explained

The very much asked question is why is there any need of custom domain when we already have blog with a sub domain. Before we go further, first know the difference between sub domain and domain. There is not much difference but when it comes to blogs hosted on blogger you must know the difference.

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A domain is and a sub domain is or

So, every blog made from blogger comes with sub domain. So now when you know the difference between domain and sub domain we can continue.

Why you need custom domain on blogger?

It depends entirely on you if you want your custom domain or you are happy with your name. While I have some good reasons why you should add a custom domain to your blog but if you made a blog just for fun then there is no reason you need custom domain on your blog.

This article is going to help those people who want to earn money from their blog and want to make their blog famous.

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Adsense approval

Blogs are incomplete without youtube channel nowadays. Why to limit your earning sources?
Youtube is best when it comes to earn money. It's much easier than earning money from a blog.

If you've have a youtube channel then you must have a custom domain on your blog otherwise you can't get an approval from adsense and hence no earning from adsense.

Better to know more about adsense here:-
A quick  guide on adsense

Adsense policies doesn't allow you to submit application of your blog if you already have a youtube adsense account. You can place adsense widget in your blog but that doesn't mean you can earn.

Know more about this issue here:-
Youtube adsense account or hosted account issue

Search ranking

Search engine prefer to show search results of blogs with custom domain rather than blogs with sub domain. While it also depends upon other reasons too like page views, content, page ranking etc. But that's one thing you can't ignore if your blog is new.

Know how to improve your search ranking with the help of other means:-
Advanced SEO tips for bloggers

Professional look

Yes, it gives a professional look to your blog. But a custom domain is not gonna help you with this point if your blog layout is poorly maintained. People like to visit blogs with custom domain over blogs with blogspot name.

Also, you can have a professional email with your custom domain which gives you another advantage. A professional email ends with the name of your custom domain like I have my contact email which is

SEO friendly

While the above two points already help in improving SEO of your blog. I'm going to define how it's going to help with SEO.

A custom domain helps in giving professional look to a blog and which helps in increasing traffic on the blog. The more traffic on the blog the better would be the search engine ranking.

Moreover, people like to share blog with top level domain. So if you have a custom domain on your blog then it will help you in improving your social media presence.

Know more on how to encourage people to share your blog content:-
Adding social media share buttons your blog

Not to mention, social media is the best source of traffic nowadays. Social media sharing is what you need to make your blog famous.

Apart from having some good reasons to switch to custom domain you must also know some bad effects that a custom domain can have.

I have published another article on what happens when you change your web address of your blog. Whether you change the web address of your blog or you add custom domain the impacts are same.

Changing web address of a blog

So, if you want to earn good money then you must add custom domain to your blog as early as possible. Here's a helping hand for you:-

How to make a money making blog on blogger

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