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Let the Microsoft SO.CL Vanity URL Begin! Nobody is doing this yet!!!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by txhepoker, May 29, 2012.

  1. txhepoker

    txhepoker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Alright guys,

    So Microsoft's SOCL just went live recently and it seems to have potential. I have done some experimenting with registration and I would suggest registering now as it has a 2 word "Name" urls associated to accounts. Once registered, your url will look like this:

    hxxp://www.so.cl/#/@Weight-Loss

    You have to register with live/hotmail accounts and not facebook as the name associated with your account is the most important factor in determining your url. So as facebook will not allow your name to be "weight loss", you can register it in live/hotmail accounts. Additionally, if someone after you tries to register the same name it will show as:

    hxxp://www.so.cl/#/@Weight-Loss-2

    If you want a 3 word url, put the first two words in the first name on your email name.

    hxxp://www.so.cl/#/@Weight-Loss-Tips

    To find what names are available enter the hxxp://www.so.cl/#/@[names-gohere] so you don't waste an email that will automatically be assigned a "-2"

    Once someone does a search in so.cl the name you registered for your account will show as a suggestive search at the top. I haven't registered enough to test any hierarchy for same name accounts yet. However, if you search "mike jones" the account WITHOUT the "-2" comes up first. That's a good sign.

    As I am not using a vpn, I had to clear all browser history to create accounts. If it still has stuff on your browser, it will log you in without asking for any credentials.

    In conclusion, as this is EXTREMELY new things will probably change and I do not gurantee any long term success. However, If they do not, you have a ground floor url that will probably reap benefits down the road.


    THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER, LET THE SO.CL URL LAND RUSH BEGIN!!!

    :drinking2:drinking2:drinking2
     
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  2. SEO Authority

    SEO Authority Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Thanks a lot for this contribution. I can see microsoft integrating something like this into their windows search
     
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    Yes completely agree... great look out and share, registering a few accounts as we speak!
     
  4. txhepoker

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    No problem brother..

    I didn't register alot but what I got was the absolute best! If this takes off the skies the limit. It has to eventually be incorporated into bing.
     
  5. Griller

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    Just registered 2 extremely good ones as well.

    I'm guessing all the good ones will be gone in about 24 hours.
     
  6. txhepoker

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    We'll see... ;) I hope this takes off!!
     
  7. Lowbrow

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    As of right now, so.cl profiles don't show up in search results in either Google or Bing. Perhaps at some point in the future they will start appearing - but at this point the accounts have little value.

    I claimed a couple of good ones for "keyword real estate" purposes, but I'm not gonna waste too much time on this service at the moment. If it takes off and becomes popular, however, then KW-rich so.cl profiles will be great things to have.
     
  8. txhepoker

    txhepoker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Exactly... No google or bing yet but I like to think of it as potential social "real estate" = location location location. Like I said I don't know if it will pan out but if it does, you will thankful you took a few minutes to get in early...