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  1. #1
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    May 12th, 2010
    Newbie Question: Multiple sites or mixed topics
    Hi all, great site here! My question is, what is better: Having a single site with categories to separate topics, or separate sites focusing on one topic only.

    The debate comes because I know that google loves fresh content, by keeping all of my content on all of my topics on one site, I am feeding the google monster fresh content regularly.

    BUT, I also know that google likes sites that are focused on a single topic. The problem there is that I don't necessarily have a new item to post even weekly about every topic I cover so single topic sites might be pretty sparse for a while... What to do?

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    Moderator MichaelColey's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
    Mansfield, TX
    I would think that the individual sites would be better, unless the topics are close enough and your coverage is complete enough that you would be an authority on the wider area. The way I look at it is that your site visitors are much more likely to tell others about, link to, post about and return to than they are

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    May 12th, 2010
    I agree... individual sites work better, having a focused site will make your optimization easier and google will always love you as long as people talk about you.

    Good Luck!

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    Full Member OICUAM2's Avatar
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    May 18th, 2006
    Madison, WI
    Individual sites. It will give you a better idea of what works and what doesn't.

    Once you know which site or two works the best, you can focus your content creation and traffic gathering efforts on those sites.
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  5. #5
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    May 12th, 2010
    Thanks for the input, all. I was leaning toward separate sites, but the look of a nicely populated site had me torn.

    I think I will go with separate sites after all.

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