Forum or Blog on root domain?
2016-01-27, 10:05 PM,
#1
Hello,

I want to start a new project and for this I want to set up a domain with forum, blog and later also a affiliate shop.

But I don't know which of them should be on root domain and which one should be on subfolder?

My Shop will be definitely on Domain.com/shop

But I don't know about forum and blog

1. Domain.com -> Forum and Domain.com/Blog -> Blog

2. Domain.com -> Blog and Domain.com/forum -> Forum

The problem is i'll use WordPress for Blog and Shop and for Forum i'll use MyBB.

Another thing is I write like the first weeks each week a new post and after a few weeks I become lazy and than i write maybe 1 on a month.

Forum is like always a nice talk and user are active and I can post a new post when I want.
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2016-01-27, 10:13 PM,
#2
Are you only going to post things on your site or are you also going to invite some guys? I like forums more. because you can get a lot of information from there.
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2016-01-27, 10:24 PM,
#3
Why don't you create a splash page and guide users from there

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2016-01-28, 02:36 AM,
#4
(2016-01-27, 10:13 PM)TheDutchLegend Wrote: Are you only going to post things on your site or are you also going to invite some guys? I like forums more. because you can get a lot of information from there.

How die you mean this? Invite some guys to my site?

(2016-01-27, 10:24 PM)SiriusBlack Wrote: Why don't you create a splash page and guide users from there
That could be a Option.
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2016-01-28, 02:40 AM,
#5
(2016-01-28, 02:36 AM)rejoin14 Wrote: [quote='TheDutchLegend' pid='525742' dateline='1453909434']
Are you only going to post things on your site or are you also going to invite some guys? I like forums more. because you can get a lot of information from there.

How die you mean this? Invite some guys to my site?

Like have some people that are posting on your blog.
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2016-01-28, 03:22 AM,
#6
(2016-01-28, 02:40 AM)TheDutchLegend Wrote:
(2016-01-28, 02:36 AM)rejoin14 Wrote: [quote='TheDutchLegend' pid='525742' dateline='1453909434']
Are you only going to post things on your site or are you also going to invite some guys? I like forums more. because you can get a lot of information from there.

How die you mean this? Invite some guys to my site?

Like have some people that are posting on your blog.

Ah guest posting.
Actually no but it could be possible. I like also sponsored posts of some niche related products.

But i think forum should be in focus and the blog should may get some traffic and user check my forum aswell
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2016-01-28, 03:43 AM,
#7
(2016-01-28, 03:22 AM)rejoin14 Wrote:
(2016-01-28, 02:40 AM)TheDutchLegend Wrote:
(2016-01-28, 02:36 AM)rejoin14 Wrote: [quote='TheDutchLegend' pid='525742' dateline='1453909434']
Are you only going to post things on your site or are you also going to invite some guys? I like forums more. because you can get a lot of information from there.

How die you mean this? Invite some guys to my site?

Like have some people that are posting on your blog.

Ah guest posting.
Actually no but it could be possible. I like also sponsored posts of some niche related products.

But i think forum should be in focus and the blog should may get some traffic and user check my forum aswell

i like sirusblack idea. why do you not do both ?
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2016-01-28, 02:44 PM,
#8
(2016-01-27, 10:24 PM)SiriusBlack Wrote: Why don't you create a splash page and guide users from there

A splash page and user can decide go to forum or go to blog?

If my root domain is that splash page will this affect my serp?

Domain.com -> Splash page
Domain.com/Forum -> forum
DOmain.com/blog -> blog
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