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Anyone else notice the increasing appearence of .com.au domains in global results?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by gorang, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. gorang

    gorang Elite Member

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    They seem to be getting a lot of air time now, especially in big niches.

    I think their power either;

    1) A result of many sites being devauled, .com.au is not used for spam usually

    2) An increase in power for all english speaking geo-tld domains.

    What do you guys think? Anyone wanna volunteer for a case study?
     
  2. gullsinn

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    I don't think so mate.
     
  3. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yeah, I have seen them showing up more.
    Maybe the Aussies have just got sick of Matt Cutts and are on the Black Hat train.
     
  4. lanbo

    lanbo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I haven't seen much of the new domain extensions nor com.au in the SERPs lately.
     
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    My best clients are from AU, they have budget and they do not ask too many questions. The best type of clients. With a huge budget it is easier to rank, that's why they are going closer to page one