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Does TLD matter for country and language-specific local SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by alexa_s, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. alexa_s

    alexa_s Regular Member

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    Hey guys :)

    Let's say I am ranking a website for a lawyer in Paris, France, for a french search term. Will a .fr TLD help the ranking, or will a .com rank just as well, given everything else is the same? I seem to find conflicting information on this. Anyone has any experience in the matter? Thanks!
     
  2. Cad01

    Cad01 Regular Member

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    Hi,
    In theory it shouldn't matter, but in my experience, not in the French market but in the UK, i find it's easier to rank using the Country TLDs (in my case .co.uk or .org.uk) rather then with .com
     
  3. methodman90

    methodman90 BANNED BANNED

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    Yes obviously the TLD helps a lot when we want to rank in foreign google.
     
  4. Fingerpod

    Fingerpod Regular Member

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    This, although I notice that it's easier to rank a tld specific domain, it shouldn't be but a lot of people do find it easier.