The power of EMDs

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  1. tony23

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    Still powerful. I have some EMD ranking on top 20 without any backlinks. Just unique contents and EMD.
     
  3. Ranko Jones

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    Another bullshit myth. I splittest this with several EMDs vs putting kws on a larger site with no emd.

    Rankings = 00000000000.00000000000000000 difference- both ranked equally quickly for their relative competitions.
     
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    Envyliciouz BANNED BANNED

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    Depends on how good you are at SEO. Real SEO means to rank a brand name for your keywords.
     
  5. clyde

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    They have always carried weight.

    It's always easier to rank with an EMD.com/net/org versus a non-emd domain, still is.
     
  6. tony23

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    After the first Panda hit SEO 'experts' were all on about EMDs having lost their power, even Matt done a vid mentioning it, (more disinformation from G.)

    I still like em and rank em.;)
     
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    relaying on EMD's is the worst thing you can do.

    it still has a lot of weight IMO, but a good SEO would rank without the EMD as well.. from my experience, it has the same weight as it had before panda.
     
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    yes EMD still powerful and next G updates it will still powerful too .....
     
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    One advantage is definitely at anchor diversity.

    You can brand link with the domain name as anchor, and you got both: natural brand + exact keyword.
     
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    Many EMDs i have were on page two with zero backlinks but good onpage SEO. So EMD is still powerfull.
     
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    In just a few days I ranked a EMD #4 with zero banklinks and almost no content. Very little competition, though.
     
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    I think post panda3.3 they carry even more weight.
     
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    That's the exact reason it works well.. Rep added
     
  14. JohnyJ

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    EMD's definately do carry rank, theres one 5 spots above me for my main keyword and he has 200 reffering domains from 30 class c ip's. My site has 1400 reffering domains from 1000 class c's
     
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    Aged domains have more power than EMDs.
    I've done a few experiments and found that aged domains are easier to rank than brand new EMDs.
     
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    I also noticed the same thing. I am on #20 of a 90K exact. It's not an EMD but 11 years old domain. Just need a small web 2.0 blast. :)
     
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    I believe this thread is more a political advertising than anything else.

    But if we have to talk about EMD, I guess it's not all true.
    I googled "book" and don't see book.com in first page.
    I googled "computer" and don't see computer.com in the first page while computer.org is #9.
     
  18. tony23

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    Not true, that example was just me following a news item this morning about Mrs Assad, and checked the EMD just below Wikipedia, nothing political at all. :)
     
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    An EMD can give you some advantage, but EMD are not what they used to be. And their power will be further reduced y search engines, because to many people use them to spam and rank
     
  20. tony23

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    Are you talking about dropped domains with no content or an old site?