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Does domain extension matter in SERP?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by techaddict, May 11, 2016.

  1. techaddict

    techaddict Newbie

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    I recently analysed top 1 million website by alexa rank and found rarely fancy domains or you can say non common rank where found in top 1 million site.

    So does this mean ranking fancy TLDs like .guru, .digital, .pub, etc are difficult to rank? Do google considers domain extension in ranking?
     
  2. globalseopoint

    globalseopoint Regular Member

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    I do not think the tld is a factor until and unless you are trying to rank for a certain locale.
     
  3. hehachi2003

    hehachi2003 Newbie

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    Vivek Bhai,

    TLD doesn't matter, it was said by matt cutts itself but if the TLD is like .gov or .edu then it might matter

    #OUGRocks
     
  4. MuayThai

    MuayThai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Do not think it matters.
     
  5. hatsatz

    hatsatz Regular Member

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    Google doesn't consider domain extension for ranking.
    It just looks for good content.
    If you have good content at your site you will get good ranking.
    TLD doesn't a problem here.
     
  6. SEO Sicko

    SEO Sicko Power Member

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    I think domain extension matters in Google.
    If your domain extension different from others with good content surely it will rank well.
     
  7. Furious Man

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    he was right content is the king buddy

     
  8. djp371

    djp371 Elite Member

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    I don't think it matters. Just make sure your website is SEO optimized.
     
  9. antitilapia

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    Domain tld should not matter, but whether it does matter is a different thing altogether. Its always best to go for old established tlds for quicker, if not always better rankings.
     
  10. WeWontBeAlone

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    Nah it doesn't matter, can be anything it's just personal preference