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.…

Read our latest article
If you’ve been running a blog for a while, you’ve probably encountered emails send via your contact system or through whatever public email you have listed. They’ll have a variety of subject lines and text i…
Back in 2011, Google released an algorithmic update called Panda, and in the five years since, it has become one of the backbones of Google’s web search. Panda, and many of the tertiary algorithms surrounding it – t…
Not all that long ago, Google announced that site speed was going to be a search ranking factor. After that, they announced that mobile friendliness was also a ranking factor, and likely a more important one. After all, an increa…
The third version of Google’s much-maligned Penguin algorithm was released back at the end of 2014. Since then, we have enjoyed relatively stable search results, at least where links are concerned. That all changed a fe…
If I asked you to name one thing that every good website has, which you don’t notice, but you miss if it’s not on a site, what might you say? One of the top things that comes to mind for me is interlinking within the site. I…
There’s a lot of debate on this topic on SEO forums around the web, and there has been for quite some time. Google Analytics is without a doubt a great tool with lots of features and great value for any marketer. Howeve…
One of the biggest and most enduring search ranking factors is the link. Links have been important since the very dawn of search engines, and I can guarantee they will be important for as long as search engines exist. Links are the…
There are three options for installing a forum on your site. We’ve already written about reasons why you might want to create a forum for your site, so I won’t cover them here again. Instead, let’s just assume…
Forums are a contentious issue in SEO. Many people figure that their heyday is long passed. Many more recognize that they have a role in online social interaction, but that they aren’t very good for marketing. Some hold ou…
HTTPS, the secure version of internet traffic, is growing in usage around the world. There are a lot of benefits to using it, but also some drawbacks. Should you switch your site? Should you switch only parts of your site? LetR…