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Does It Matter If Your Keyword Is At Start Or End Of Domain?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by macdonjo3, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. macdonjo3

    macdonjo3 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I am wondering, for example...

    How would blackhatworld.com compare to worldblackhat.com in SEO?

    If they have same PR, backlinks, content, EVERYTHING, and someone Googled blackhat, would they be ranked close?
     
  2. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    In my niche I'm the only one in top 10 who has otherwordkeyword.com, competitors all have keywordotherword.com.
    And to me it seems to make no difference at all. although thats hardly a definate answer
     
  3. Rhazha

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    I think there are many other factors here to weigh in. I prefer to have the "keyword" in the beginning of the domain. The way I see it is similar to what we try to implement in our article titles and especially in the beginning of the first paragraph in our content.

    What is read first, MAY give the first impression of the webpage content and have more weight. Overall, that's my choice.
     
  4. Botwiz

    Botwiz Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Don't notice much of a difference. Have tried it both ways and they take just as much work to get them to rank/etc. before or after.
     
  5. greentitanium

    greentitanium Senior Member

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    also considering the few people who know to search in quotes "" keyword keywords""
     
  6. TheMatrix

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    No it doesn't matter. But if the domain is to be quite long, then having the KW in beginning is useful.