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What kind of URL is better?

Discussion in 'Link Building' started by Emilz, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. Emilz

    Emilz Newbie

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    Hi,
    Which example of URLs is more effective and Google-friendly?

    Ex. 1.
    domain.tld/keyword-keyword2

    Ex.2.
    keyword-keyword2.domain.tld

    Where "keyword"=branch (sector of trade) and "keyword2"=city.
    I have about 2000 Cittyes. Sometimes, in big citties, there is also "keyword3", which contains names of districts.

    Thank you.
     
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  2. jmsks33

    jmsks33 Registered Member

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    Based on what I know so far I do believe the option 2 is more effective " Ex.2.
    keyword-keyword2.domain.tld" That will put the keyword in front for a few other searches.
    Good luck
    XM
     
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  3. ramjain

    ramjain Newbie

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    U can have brand name as domain name and targeted kw and city could be the sub page name.

    doaminname then the sub page as your taget KW and city

    One more info- If you are looking to build such site you can pm me see the example .
     
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  4. wpseoguy

    wpseoguy Newbie

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    Like Matt Cutts said:

    A subdomain can be useful to separate out content that is completely different. Google uses subdomains for distinct products such news.google.cm or maps.google.cm, for example. If you're a newer webmaster or SEO, I'd recommend using subdirectories until you start to feel pretty confident with the architecture of your site. At that point, you'll be better equipped to make the right decision for your own site.

    Search for: Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO and find out more.
     
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  5. Emilz

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    I have 2 domains and I don't know which domain and script are more effective and Google-friendly for this:

    Domain 1 Examples:

    keyword2.keyword-cs.tld
    or
    keyword1-keyword2.keyword-cs.tld

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    Domain 2 Examples:

    keyword1-keyword2.domain.tld


    In first example, keyword1 is in the name of domain.
    In second, name of domain has nothing to do of branch (sector of trade).


    Script: what do you think about Wordpress Multisite for exmple 1 and 2?

    I'm a newbie in SEO, but I think that a subdomain is a better choice, because I can add the domains into Web2.0 sites and socialbookmarks. Second reason it looks "prettier" for Google (It doesn't see that as backlink spam).

    What do you think about it? What is better?
    I will be gratefull for your help.
     
  6. DHSellerUK

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    Option 1 is as you get the link juice from the Root domain, the sub-domain doesn't get said link juice.. That's why if you google SEO Company Blog - 99% will have /blog instead of blog. as it gives link juice and authority to both.. rather than 1 or the other.
     
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  7. Amsterdammer

    Amsterdammer Power Member

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  8. saber210

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    how about use it as category?

    like

    domain.com/branch/city/district
     
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