Using the word "Free" in domain name?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by jsherloc, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. jsherloc

    jsherloc Junior Member

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    Quick question.

    Does using the word "free" in my domain name count against me at all in regards to SEO purposes?
     
  2. vivalafeva

    vivalafeva Supreme Member

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    no, why would it?
     
  3. jsherloc

    jsherloc Junior Member

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    I didn't think it did at all, but I remember reading some garbage about it can count against you or whatever. I read it right around the time all those email/zip cpa's started gaining popularity: "freexbox360now.com", etc.....

    However, I would that they would penalize those sites anyways regardless of domain name.
     
  4. koshiro

    koshiro Junior Member

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    No, I don't they'll hurt you for having free in the domain. Or else sites like **************** wouldn't be ranking well....and they do rank very well.