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Hey I need Help NEW website ? What Domain to pick for SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by macmudu, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. macmudu

    macmudu Newbie

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    Hey guys, I need some help one this !

    Let's say example so i don't reveal my domain name

    I am doing SEO for the keyword "Following of M" and the domain Followingofm .C was UNAVAILABLE so I picked FollowingSofm .C note: added S, but I noticed NOW that Followingofm .N was available, so the question is:

    Followingsofm .C

    or

    Followingofm .N

    for the keyword: Following of m

    Can you guys please help me out? This is important :) please note this is just example domain, i no idea who owns those.
     
  2. executed

    executed Power Member

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    In terms of simply seo,
    Followingofm .N

    But .coms are generally preferable and the s wont hurt your site's seo as much as you think.
     
  3. MeetTheVirus

    MeetTheVirus Regular Member

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    Followingofm .N - if you want the extra brownie points and if your in a competitive niche.

    with the s in the domain name you are limiting yourself from not having a EMD.

    but its not the end of the world, just because you have "blue" in your domain doesn't mean you can't rank for the term "red" it might just take a little extra work.

    Hope that helps :)
     
  4. Mountaineer

    Mountaineer Senior Member

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    If your prime focus is on SEO benefits then pick Followingofm .N as it would provide you much needed EMD benefit.
     
  5. catnipking

    catnipking Junior Member

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    In my opinion you would be better off with followingofM(insert extra word).com Everything is debatable in SEO but I think you are better off with the exact key phrase in the beginning of the url and slapping another word after it, you can even pick something associated with the term you are trying to rank for, but even "online" "now" or anything is better than a .net or a random letter in the URL. I say "random letter" because It would be one thing if you were confident Google autoassociated the word you were pluralizing with the base term - like video/videos - but if you don't think that's the case, I would go exact key phrase plus extra random word at the end of URL. If you do your title tags, etc properly, Google will parse out the main key phrase for sure. That's my take.