Published June 20th in SEO by Devesh Sharma

Many web hosts have set up their own form of website builder, in an attempt to get everyone in the world to have their own website. That’s the plan, right? The barrier to entry is so low that there’s practically no excuse not to do it, so everyone takes them up on their services and they make money hand over fist. At least, right up until those people realize that website builders are generally garbage and that it’s almost as easy to set up a basic, high-functioning WordPress site in a few hours.
Enter the GoDaddy Website Builder. It, and many other website builders like it, is not very good for SEO. It has a few benefits, though, so let’s look at it in an overview.
The GoDaddy Website Builder
Found here, the GoDaddy website builder is aimed at letting anyone set up a website of their very own in just a few minutes.

It comes with four options for plans.

Personal: Comes with responsive design in all of its templates, includes hosting as part of the package, and has around-the-clock support. Free for one month, then $6 per month.
Business: All of the features of Personal, but with PayPal integration, SSL security for that juicy HTTPS, and SEO features. Costs $10 per month.…

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