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Is my site's name EMD?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Kaiser_Soze, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Kaiser_Soze

    Kaiser_Soze Junior Member

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    I've been reading lately about EMD and Google's intentions to penalize them, but couldn't grasp the essence of it for my case. Do you thin my domain is one of the above and I should worry about it?
    It's is scifi-real.*** and will be dedicated to sci-fi stuff.
     
  2. heartnet02

    heartnet02 Power Member

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    It is an exact match if your keyword is scifi it is however not if your target is scifi real since no one searches the term "scifi-real"
     
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    youtalkmedia Senior Member

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    EMD's were not punished, this is a big myth that has been circulating around.

    What was punished was very obvious black hat links, as well as poor content.

    In the past with an EMD you could get to the top of google easily, now google does not look at the actual domain as much.

    Many people with EMD's and good HQ content were actually ranked higher with the change.
     
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  4. Kaiser_Soze

    Kaiser_Soze Junior Member

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    So all this noise about incoming banhammer was false alarm?
     
  5. carlikito

    carlikito Regular Member

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    The term EMD, refers to getting a domain name that matches or very closely matches a keyword search term.
    for example howtoloseweight.*** is a EMD.

    In regards to penalties, what basically happen is that Giggle adjusted their algo to not give EMD the extra seo juice it once had.