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Country Domain Question

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization' started by FireStorM, Dec 30, 2005.

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    i would like to make a site optimizing it for a particular keyword ..
    But as all the important domain such .com . .net , .org etc are already taken , i wanted to know if it is better ( in order to rank high for this KW ) , if i buy a country domain OR if i get a .com , .net domain which starts with that keyword , such as mykeyword-best.com

    mykeyword is an example

    Thx in advance
    SEMrush
     
    FireStorM, Dec 30, 2005 IP
    SEMrush
  2. fibbia

    fibbia Guest

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    The Question is exactly: mykeyword-best.com or (example) mykeyword.co.uk ??
    I think, that the best is: firstkeyword-secondkeyword.com
     
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  3. FireStorM

    FireStorM Well-Known Member

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    hello thx , suppose i am targetting the keyword phrase amazon city , which one is better , amazoncity.com or amazon-city.com?
     
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    i like going with the tld option. i recently went with http://textmessage.cc instead of like textmessage-sender.com

    it looks better and its easier to remember so if people want to return to your site they can remember the addy. imo
    =\
     
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    Country domain will rank better in regional country. I have a good number of domains and for example, I have an important help in google.es rankings if my domain is .es or is hosted on Spain. If you are not american, use regional domains.
     
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    minstrel Illustrious Member

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    :confused:

    I'm not sure what question you're asking now, FireStorm.

    If it's a question about ranking well in a regional Google, then either (1) get a regional domain or (2) get the site hosted in the geographical region.

    If you're asking which is the best domain to purchase, buy both amazon-city.com and amazon-city.co.uk and use the .com version as your primary domain.
     
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    FireStorM Well-Known Member

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    hmm thx , in fact i mixed two questions .. :rolleyes: . the second one was if i am targetting the keyword amazon city , which domain is better , amazon-city.com or amazoncity.com
     
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    amazon-city.com if you want to use the keywords. Don't expect a huge impact though.
     
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    Does the - matter? Why? I see Google understand that a keyword1keyword2.com inside a domain stands for keyword1 and for keyword2 too, as also does for keyword1-keyword2.com. Just need to search and find some examples.

    But I agree that doesn't matter too much to have keywords inside domain.
     
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    pairbrother Well-Known Member

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    Instead of going for country domains, y not try .ws extensions....ws = website.
    So u can have www.keyword1keyword2.ws
    afaik, .ws extensions are costliest of the lot, at NameCheap, they come for $28.88
     
    pairbrother, Jan 1, 2006 IP