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To Subdomain or.. Not

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by facebookdude, May 9, 2010.

  1. facebookdude

    facebookdude Elite Member

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    It depends on how you'll use it and what type of SEO you'll use, Whitehat or Blackhat. Personally, I go with niche and not worry about the architecture til later.

    You can go with either subdomains or directories, which is almost the exact the same thing. Just be wise, know what you're targeting and find out how you'll get there on your own. That's the best way of creating your own niche.
     
  3. shaunpollock2008

    shaunpollock2008 Junior Member

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    thought it was a question?
     
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    facebookdude Elite Member

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    It is a question lol
     
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    so subdomain and subdirectory doesnt' matter?

    I am contemplating between "subkeyword.mainkword.com" or "mainkeyword.com/subkeyword"

    I really need the subdomain because I'm targeting cities, such as "chicago diets" and I have a kick ass .com w/ main keyword, so i need a subdomain like "chicago.diets.com".

    Which is better? Thanks
     
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    Option 1 or option 2 both will do same but for option 3 i will say to avoid it.. too many complexities... LOL If you are taking micro niche inside a broad niche then subdomain or subdirectory both are good option but if you doing geo targeted then rocket's advice is very good. Think what you planning and then go with your options except third.. :)