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Is a 5 word domain name okay?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jontre, May 25, 2012.

  1. jontre

    jontre Junior Member

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    I have a long-tail keyword that is 5 words.

    22,200 exact global / 12,100 local / $1.00 cpc / low competition (ads)
    direct search: About 3,530,000 results
    allintitle: About 6,190 results
    allinurl: About 3,850 results

    Should I get the exact 5 word domain name or would that be bad for the SERP.
     
  2. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Depends . . . If it is a "buyer keyword phrase"
    then it would be useful.

    Cheers! - "Wiz"
     
  3. KygnosJaz

    KygnosJaz Newbie

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    Get exact 5 word domain. It can only help you.

    The only bad thing with long domains is that it is difficult to remember and therefore it is difficult to brand.
     
  4. testdrive

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    If i were you, i will buy the emd for now. someone might snatch it later while you are deciding if you want to buy it or not.
    Although the current situation with google serps. panda, penguin and stuff suggest that emds are not as powerful as before, there is not really conclusive test that can support that.

    So for the meantime, i suggest buy it and decide whether to use it for your main site or just use it as a supporting site. afterall it would just cost you maybe $8-14.
     
  5. jontre

    jontre Junior Member

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    Yes it is a buyer keyword phrase.

    And I'm not concerned with buyers remembering it, since I plan on getting all of the traffic from the unique visitors searching the keywords
     
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    pooinmyloo Regular Member

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    Many 'How to' emd's are about that length so why not. I wouldn't bother with a long tail emd myself, but I will target such a keyword within my site. Your choice really. As testdrive said, it's a few bucks and a good experience or project.
     
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    wow, terrible advice. Google has been devaluing EMD's for the past 2 years, every update gets worse and worse for them. So no. Don't get the EMD. Get a broad keyword related to your niche and then build a page for the keyword (not a wordpress post) and rank the page. Easy.
     
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    I would gt it if it contains less than 40 characters. EMD's are still worth the trouble.
     
  10. Nookie Monster

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    Really depends on how you market it. If it is a trending term than it could be a golden one. Even a long domain name such as"iam asocialbumbass.com" can be a good one if marketed correctly.

    Last but not least.... If you have an idea idea you think highly of run with it. To hell with the critics. You never know till you try.

    Also remember that "Wite-Out" was invented in a woman's kitchen sink. :)