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What country do you do SEO for? Let me know!

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  1. macdonjo3

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    I'm doing some market research for a software of mine. I just want to know what country (or version of Google) you SEO for. I want to pick about the top 10 countries to include in my software.

    This is mostly for your local SEO clients.

    I'll start...

    Canada so Google.ca
     
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    co.uk seem pretty popular
     
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    USA, UK, Canada, Australia, followed by Germany and France.
     
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    Are Germany and France the leaders in EU? What about Italy and Spain?

    Also, what about Russia? Big population but I never see anyone looking to rank for "Google.ru" for example.

    Where would you guys draw the line. It doesn't have to be a top 10.
     
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    Spain and especially Italy have, as far as I know, generally a low % of population using the internet. There are still many remote rural areas. Scandinavian countries have a very high internet usage, but lower population.

    Russians I think use also other search engines often, but not sure about that.
     
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    Thats cause they mostly use Yandex.
     
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    You are right, Yandex is very often used in Russia, Belarus and Kazachstan.
    However Google is growing quickly in Russia, too I believe.
     
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    SEO is quit big in Russia but because they have a somewhat "closed internet" (they prefer russian companies over others, vk instead of facebook or yandex instead of google) you don't really see any discussions on english forums.

    Since Google closed their office in russia more than a year ago and seeing how the russian internet is evolving I doubt that...
     
  9. macdonjo3

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    These seem to be the main markets right here. Anyone beg to differ?
     
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    UK, France and Germany.
     
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    Germany Only Google.de is the best for me.
     
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    Google.com /Google.co.uk are my targets :D
     
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    Probably nowhere near top 10 but .co.za ;)
     
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    I do it for Nigeria as they make me millionaire every week.though i am waiting for fund transfer as prince nomzombik has some internet issue.
     
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    Found just one tool, like a brain damaged SemRush....
     
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    1. USA
    2. UK
    3. Canada
    4. Australia
    5. Germany
    6. Italy
    7. Spain
    8. France

    Definitely include these 8 countries in your top 10!