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How does the domain suffix affect seo?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by emaloy97, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. emaloy97

    emaloy97 Junior Member

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    Hey guys I had a dilemma today I hope you can solve.

    I was wondering how the domain .whatever affects seo and if it does at all.

    My situation is I want to build several small/temporary sites to test some traffic methods, at least 15 of them.

    Rather than shelling out 5-10 for each domain name, I thought about just grabbing a free one ,( .tk, .co.cc, .co.nr)
    How would these fair in search engine rankings? How much of a difference does it make?
     
  2. emaloy97

    emaloy97 Junior Member

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  3. NX_NULL

    NX_NULL Regular Member Premium Member

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    go with .com
    those suffix u mentioned has been spammed a hell out of them due to their free availability
     
  4. emaloy97

    emaloy97 Junior Member

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    I said in my post I would rather not buy .coms/orgs/nets. I asked how using a free one would affect seo.

    Thanks for reply though
     
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    emaloy97 Junior Member

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    He said they were spammed the hell out of which means they don't fare well for SEO. As for testing other traffic methods, you could use them as well as blogger and wordpress.com for free blogs.

    Once you find something that works and you want to focus on, you should probably buy the .com or .org. Free sites are ok for testing but you don't want to put too much work in them because they could be deleted for no reason whatsoever.
     
  7. emaloy97

    emaloy97 Junior Member

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    Alright thanks.