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Is it possible to have different countries targeted for main domain and subdomain ?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Claudiu, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. Claudiu

    Claudiu Regular Member

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    So i have the domain name and the subdomain; for this example will use
    domain.com
    sub.domain.com

    Each one of these targets different countries !
    domain.com targets country A
    sub.domain.com targets country B

    I wonder if google has an issue with this ... i wonder if g can make a distinction between the two of them and rank them based on country setup from g webmaster tools.

    In the google webmaster tools i have setup the countries to be different, but i would like to know for sure how google will react to this.

    Any thoughts please ?
     
  2. JimmyGems

    JimmyGems Newbie

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    Don't worry, just provide great content on each subdomain ;-)
     
  3. Endire

    Endire Elite Member Premium Member

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    Claudiu,

    If you want to make more of an impact in the countries you are targeting, you could try buying country specific domains for those countries. You could also do some local SEO by including localized key terms on your sites.

    Here are some other local SEO tips,

    http://wsm4b.com/local-seo/top-10-local-seo-tips-2012

    Getting social signals from local accounts is also very powerful.

    Hope that helps,

    Shawn
     
  4. JimmyGems

    JimmyGems Newbie

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    wise words!
     
  5. imperial444

    imperial444 Elite Member

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    I would say that the best way to go is to focus in 1 domain name but different folders like /en /es /fr for your website layout.