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Does Google like .info nowadays?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by SilverKnight, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. SilverKnight

    SilverKnight Power Member

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    Thinking about making a new site. Domain name I want is only available with .info.

    How is .info nowadays in terms of SEO and rankings?
    Should I go for it or should I find a name with .com?
     
  2. Sombrero

    Sombrero Senior Member

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    How many .info have you seen on Google lately? .com is the king and always will be.
     
  3. yesfuture

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    Do you use google yourself? how often do you see .info domain on first page? :)
     
  4. ihaveastylist

    ihaveastylist Registered Member

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    I've seen them rank, but they do have an association with spam, so you'd have to build some serious trust. It can be done, but I agree dotcoms are better if you can get a similar domain. PMDs are fine now, EMD lost a lot of their benefits a long time ago.
     
  5. bignose

    bignose Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Google doesn't give a shit to tld. There are a lot of great legit sites on .info. And there are a lot of shitty sites on .com. You just see shitty .info more often than legit .info sites, that's why you have an impressions they all are spam.
     
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    noviceseo Regular Member

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    I have a keyword rich .info domain which i booked 11 months ago and its rankings on page one for the main keyword. i think it works well if you put quality content and good link building. however if you want to be on safer side book a .com
     
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    accelerator_dd Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    These days an info costs close to the same as com/net/org. I doubt you'd have issues ranking a .info site.
     
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    randomzeus Regular Member

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    Google doesn't prioritize TLDs in any way.
     
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    fc-dh Elite Member

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    I always get a good chuckle from n00bs that tell their obvious bullshit with confidence....
     
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    hondalives Newbie

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    Tlds don't really matter, people used to go for infos when they were cheap. These days coms do the job pretty well.
     
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    It doesn't matter indeed, the reason why you see a lot of .com in the SERPS is simple, .com is the oldest and most popular TLD, all sites with big authority started out on a .com that is why you see them, but if you take a fresh .info and a fresh .com there is no difference in rankings what soever