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Should I register this domain?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by twisted_one, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. twisted_one

    twisted_one Regular Member

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    Okay, so I found a keyword which has


    • 4,400 Exact Global Searches
    • Avg CPC > $5
    • Keyword is an increasing trend
    • Its a 7 character keyword
    • EMD .NET is available
    Competition seems medium as per Market Samurai's result and Traffic Travis marks it as Easy.



    I want to register this domain so badly but then I see two things:



    1. Domain has a dimensions in it (something of the format 1024x800 that is <a_number>x<a_number>) - Is this okay?
    2. 90% of the search is done in South Africa (as per Google Insight) - Is SA traffic worth anything?
     
  2. ShadeDream

    ShadeDream Elite Member

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    Check for Exact US Searches, if it's low I wouldn't bother.

    PS. One important factor to look at is if there are advertisers in this niche. If there are no advertisers the $5 avg CPC is useless.
     
  3. twisted_one

    twisted_one Regular Member

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    Yes there are investors. I see the Adwords Competition as "High" in Google Keyword Tool.

    How do you search for Exact US Searches? Do you set the Country as United States and then look at the Exact local searches number? It shows as 720.

    Lets say I plan on monetizing this site only using Adsense. Do I still need US traffic then? I was thinking US traffic is only for CPA/Selling products. For a Niche site, the traffic could be from anywhere because we want the traffic to click on ads and not buy anything from the site. Is my understanding wrong?
     
  4. thedudelady

    thedudelady Registered Member

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    nothing wrong with SA traffic as i am from SA. pm me the domain and i will register it for you in the local .co.za domain
     
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    i think that it can work
     
  6. ShadeDream

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    I was asking for you to take a look at US Searches in order to find out if the niche is a global one or mainly SA. Your understanding is correct and as long as there are advertisers, I think you should go for it. But just before you do, make sure to manually check the top 10 competition for your keyword and if you think you can make it, go for it. Good Luck. ;)
     
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