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Subdomain vs subdirectory

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Ruriko, Apr 7, 2013.

  1. Ruriko

    Ruriko Power Member

    May 4, 2008
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    Subdomain or subdirectory? which will rank better in google if the site is brand new? I want to make like 100 auto blogs but it's expensive to buy 100 domains but cheaper to just buy 1domain and make many subdomains or subdirectories.
  2. InTh3Moment

    InTh3Moment Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Aug 19, 2011
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    I think the answer to that question really depends on what you're trying to do with them. If you are getting a lot of social signals and user activity around your subdomains, they should get ranking juice I would think. Why don't you do an experiment and take a look at other website and see if any subdomains are ranking. If you see some that are, this then answers your question. Also, I can see below that there are numerous threads that have already been opened on this topic. You might want to check those as well.
  3. denzel

    denzel Junior Member

    May 3, 2009
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    I agree with InTh3Moment, and subdomain/subdirectory keywords must be take into consideration too, if you are doing xxx, but your content is yyy, it will also affect your ranking.