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which domain would you choose?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by lakedaimon, May 24, 2013.

  1. lakedaimon

    lakedaimon Registered Member

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    Hello!
    I would love to have your opinion about a domain name i am about to purchase.
    The exact domain name is ofcourse already taken. So, if for example the name i want
    is canaryislands (which is taken and also canary-islands taken as well), what would be the best way to go from SEO point of view?
    (please note that the targeted keyword is canary islands), so..
    Option 1: canary1slands
    Option 2: canaryislandss
    Option 3: canaryisands-guide
    Option 4: your idea...?

    Thanks for your help!
     
  2. rans333

    rans333 Registered Member

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    Don't think the EMD still worth much, better choose the one most marketable, I would go with either 2 or 3.
     
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  3. UrsuAke

    UrsuAke Power Member

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    I'd choose between option 1 and 2 from a SEO point of view.

    From a domain reseller point of view I'd choose neither.
     
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  4. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    If your target keyword is canary islands then you want that in your domain.

    I would do some keyword research and see if there are any available domains that get any traffic...for example canaryislandsnews or canaryislandslatest.

    I know from experience that you are going to struggle to rank for "canary islands" unless you have ninja seo skills and a lumpy budget . I would look at building up a number of niche sites per island ie fuerteventuralatest....lanzarotelatest etc and try and build a brand network.
     
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    john1444 Elite Member

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    You don't need an EDM to rank a site easily, simply optimize the title, description, content, tags and images and you are done..
     
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  6. lakedaimon

    lakedaimon Registered Member

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    wow!! Already so many usefull replies! THANK YOU GUYS! Reputation added to all of you!!! much obliged!
     
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  7. pathart

    pathart Senior Member

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    Thats some great advice, I always do something similar for more difficult keywords, you end up getting to know your niche a lot better also.
     
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  8. lakedaimon

    lakedaimon Registered Member

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    To be honest the canary islands was just an example. I am targeting the islands of my country. This exact keyword has 40000 exact searched/month.
     
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    ThunderC Power Member

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    +1

    I'm doing this exact thing, but for a diffrent niche :)
     
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