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Help ! - optimized URL question

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by cx3571, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. cx3571

    cx3571 Regular Member

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    Hi Everybody

    Suppose you have a domain with "concert" in it (let's say for instance concert99.com) and you want to rank high with concert new-york, concert chicago, concert los angeles, and so on....

    How should be the URLs ?

    Like this ?

    www.concert99.com/concert-new-york/
    www.concert99.com/concert-chicago/
    www.concert99.com/concert-los-angeles/

    OR

    www.concert99.com/new-york/
    www.concert99.com/chicago/
    www.concert99.com/los-angeles/

    since the keyword concert is already within the domain name ?

    Is it better to have a longer keyword with concert + city together or a shorter URL with the city after the domain only ?

    Thank you in advance for your help!!

    Cheers

    C.
     
  2. Akinyande ayo

    Akinyande ayo Regular Member

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    you don't need to have it in URL again but you can include it in title and limit the URL structure to 50 characters. my thought!
     
  3. Motorhead

    Motorhead Junior Member

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    I prefer the last one.
    Because the keyword is already on your domain, then you dont need to repeat it.
    Nowdays, Google does not weight url too much. IMO
     
  4. aidenhera

    aidenhera Elite Member

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    This is so unhandy. having main kw in domain imo is just not advised. i faced strong overoptimization penalties on multiple pages. Dont put any kw that you will try to rank in domain name.

    or later you will have "concert99.com/concerts-in-usa/marilyn-manson-concert







    BUT
    if you already cant change the domain

    then go for concert99.com/the-best-concert-in-usa

    (benefit from exact match in url is just too big to lose it)
     
  5. cx3571

    cx3571 Regular Member

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    Thank you guys!!
     
  6. Nargil

    Nargil Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Don't use full keywords in URL, Penguin will slap you for that. It screws densities and looks like crap and leads to overoptimization.
     
  7. cx3571

    cx3571 Regular Member

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    Thanks a lot!
     
  8. Initial Effort

    Initial Effort Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    OP, try to avoid repeating keywords that are unnecessary in your URL. It is a bad idea. Be wary of over-optimization and keyword stuffing.