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[Advise] Would you offer your website in different language?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Cystomatic, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. Cystomatic

    Cystomatic Junior Member Premium Member

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    This has been going through my mind a lot in the last few days: Does offering your website in different languages lead to a better SEO?


    My website is not publishing content, it is basically like a CPA network. Anyways, what do you guys think?

    Also if you think offering it in various languages is good, how would you manage it? Like, would you buy a different domain for each languge, i.e. domain.de for german audience, or would you use something like de-de.domain.com for german audience? What is better SEO-wise?

    Thanks for any help :)
     
  2. kimomalcolmx

    kimomalcolmx Regular Member

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    I have a site in 2 lenguages, if you dew it wright you can rank for the doble amount of keywords, I use wordpress Qtranslate plug in with .com/en/ extension for diferent lenguages
     
  3. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Definitely gets seo results. I raised this in a thread a while back. One of my Authority sites is translated into 6 languages and 6000 pages indexed when really it should only have 1500. I keep the translations all on the one site.
     
  4. lwm4468

    lwm4468 Newbie

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    Determine the need for different languages ​​according to the specific circumstances of your website, do you think it ? by lwm4468
     
  5. Cystomatic

    Cystomatic Junior Member Premium Member

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    Yeh I thought the same, I think my decision is final now, and I'll translate my website in different languages. (of course to what the majority of my audience is)

    Anyways what do you think would be better, to have a single domain for all lanuages, i.e. de-de.domain.com for a german audience, or domain.com/de, or have a dedicated domain for each language, i.e. domain.de for the german audience.
     
  6. hypnotic

    hypnotic Newbie

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    If you can, it definitely doesn't hurt having your site in different languages. It could bring visits from searches specific in that language.
    If you're going to do it, I suggest organizing it like this: sitedotcom/en/ and sitedotcom/de/ for example rather than having them on separate subdomains or even domains.
     
  7. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Single domain but make sure translated pages are indexable so something like www.site/content/Lang=ru for example. If you think your site has any potential business in the translated countries and the urls were available I would pick them up just in case.