1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

KW Rich domains own Yahoo

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Entrepreneur, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. Entrepreneur

    Entrepreneur BANNED BANNED

    Oct 12, 2007
    Likes Received:
    Perhaps this isn't the most significant of posts, but it's something i chanced upon the other day, so thought i'd mention it.

    I suppose it could be a decent tip, but i haven't tested it enough to state anything conclusively, however, i now consider this fact! :D

    If you can't be bothered to read all my nonsensical bollocks (i can go on and on and on...) then skip to the last paragraph.

    Right, i have some sites which are in fairly competitive niches, and do all my own SEO, site building etc.

    Anyway, some background, i don't use Yahoo, and never have used Yahoo to do my searches. As a search engine (for my needs), i've found more useful motorcycle ashtrays.

    So, a few years ago, some cock allowed a really good domain to drop, it had all my major KWs in it and i moved my old site to this new domain. Obviously it took a while to get it on a par with the old domain, due to age, backlinks etc, but i built the new site with a great seo score in mind and coded a clean as fuck css site (which may or may not be relevent).

    God i go on! :)

    Right, long and short of it is, on a few of my most competitive terms i'm hitting page 2 on Google now, traffic is up 100% on the old site and everything's cool. I have done very little backlink building, only really have links on major directories, DMOZ, BOTW, etc.

    However, a few days ago i noticed my site was number 1 on Yahoo, for nearly all my terms, if i wasn't number 1, i was top 3. The point is, I completely dominate my niche on Yahoo and the only valid explanation is the domain.

    So if you want Yahoo traffic, only about 5%-10% of my traffic, then load that domain up with your main terms, because Yahoo clearly gives massive strength to rich domains. :D

    Has anyone else noticed this?
  2. blackieman

    blackieman Power Member

    Jan 28, 2008
    Likes Received:
    Great. That is a great tip to share. Easy to forget about yahoo sometimes. Also, being #1 on yahoo is better than being on the 2nd page of google anyday.