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.co Domain for SEO?.. Good or Bad?..

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization' started by Oskar28, Aug 8, 2010.

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    Tell me your opinion about the .co domains?.. Is this good for SEO?.. I mean is this easy to rank?.. To get a better place in SERP's like .com domains?..
    SEMrush
    Thanks!..

    (I'm planning to set up an online store in a .co domain) :)
     
    Oskar28, Aug 8, 2010 IP
    SEMrush
  2. Erlend55

    Erlend55 Active Member

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    It does not matter if you use .co or .com. It does not affect your SEO at all! So go on!
     
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    subdivisions Well-Known Member

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    Wrong. This would be the case with com/net/org, but ccTLDs are geotargeted. If you get a co domain, you'll rank well in District of Columbia, but not as well everywhere else.

    That's how Google plays it anyway, other search engines may not care as much. See here: http://serverstack.net/domains/44-country-tlds-need-to-stop-being-marketed-as-generic
     
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    Hi,

    In my own experiences, there were no difference among all domain suffixes like .com .co or .net for SEO purpose. Picking up an available domain with your targeted keywords in would be a nice choice for SEO purpose.

    all the best,
     
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  5. Oskar28

    Oskar28 Active Member

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    Yeah.. I'm still researching.. is there an official statement from Google regarding the treatment of .co as ccTLD or gTLD?..
     
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    subdivisions Well-Known Member

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    the sufficx is not a problem if you want to target any specific location you can take according to that other wise select .com
    the domain name is the main thing to care about
     
    joeharison, Aug 8, 2010 IP
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    Oskar28 Active Member

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    Yeah.. but my preferred domain name was taken in .com and available in .co
     
    Oskar28, Aug 8, 2010 IP
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    bhuvasona Guest

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    It does matter have any one noticed any .info domain on google search result as the first result ? there might be very very few .
     
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    It affects.
    both have different impacts on SEO.
    .co.in and .com can list differently in search engines despite giving same efforts for SEO.
     
    seo4me, Aug 8, 2010 IP
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    Oskar28 Active Member

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    Where did you get .co.in?.. I'm asking about .co :)
     
    Oskar28, Aug 8, 2010 IP
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    Just giving an example dear,
    dont worry and get exited.
    Ive three domains with .com, .co.in and .in
    Ive known from past that SEO efforts needed for all three are different.
     
    seo4me, Aug 8, 2010 IP
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    SJshah Greenhorn

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    IMO it would be easier to rank a standard .com/net/org tld, since .com can easily be mis-typed as .co I would think it is harder to rank a .co tld
     
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