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Site Structure advice? Question

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by coreyfmiller, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. coreyfmiller

    coreyfmiller Junior Member

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    Hey Guys,

    Just a question about a site I am developing. I have a pretty sweet 6 letter domain that is very very easy to remember. I was originally going to use it for a Huge niche I came across... that should bring in an easy 250k organic hits a month from G. I think I have what is a fairly easy market that I intend to dominate.

    Thinking about it though the name is generic enough to potentially become a portal. So I am kind of wondering if I should develop it as such from the get go... because my links will change. I will try to explain.

    Current plan
    Homepage would simply have 75 links that point to each of my 75 pages dedicated to my current Niche. So the urls will look like this domain.com/keyword1 domain.com/keyword2

    If I intend to make this into a portal I will have to do something to this effect niche.domain.com/keyword1 and niche.domain.com/keyword2 so essentially using a subdomain.

    Does anyone think it will be harder to rank if I do it the second way or should it behave exactly the same?

    The reason I am concerned is because I want the absolute best shot at this niche, should command at a minimum 100k a year if all my numbers are correct. Should cost me 5k - 10k to put it all together.

    I'll be going up against some "big" players but they all target one keyword and their sites do not target anything above the primary keyword.

    I dont have the experience to know if a sub domain will effect me.. especially when I put the page online... it will be subdomain.domain.com and thats it. No subdomain2 3 4 ect...

    Basicly I am worried that 1 link deep vs 2 links deep will have an effect.

    Any opinions appreciated... And I know they will be opionions for the most part. This shits hard to nail on the head.

    Cheers guys and Enjoy the weekend!
     
  2. digitalworldz

    digitalworldz Regular Member

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    buy yourself a cheap tepmlate and dont worry :)
     
  3. coreyfmiller

    coreyfmiller Junior Member

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    Thinking about it again... would you just register a domain that is more related to the keyword?

    My domain name is great but it is something to the effect of squido but my niche is about lets say.... yogurt

    The issue is my current domain name / logo is very very brandable. So I'm thinking I can actually become an authority site with it that people will remember ect instead of something like freeyogurt.com
     
  4. coreyfmiller

    coreyfmiller Junior Member

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    Buy a cheap template? I've already designed the site myself, its already to go. I want some opinions on wether or not I should just dedicate it to my niche or if I should leave the door open.

    But at the same time I want this niche to get every possible push it can get from the get go...

    So instead of starting with one page with a link to a subdomain that links to all my niche stuff.... I would have one page with a link to my niche stuff.

    Just looking to see if there is a possible difference in possible rankings