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Will Country Domains Do Well in Rankings?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by blackmoss, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. blackmoss

    blackmoss Regular Member

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    Hi,

    I would like to know if country domains like .es, .in, .us etc rank as well as .com, .net, .org?
    Anyone done any form of case studies they would like to share?

    Thanks.
     
  2. RangerEsq

    RangerEsq Regular Member

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    They rank better in their own countries than in the US.
     
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  3. blackmoss

    blackmoss Regular Member

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    So even if I rank them specifically and do backlinks only on US sites they will still not rank as well as .com sites on Google US?
     
  4. aka sam

    aka sam Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    yes they do better in their country ..like a .in domain would rank much better in india.
     
  5. ceosam

    ceosam BANNED BANNED

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    I have a UK domain doing really well in the UK right now. Ranks page #1 for a 22k monthly search term in UK, and only page #2 in the US. Not that big of a difference, but big enough.
     
  6. willderth

    willderth Newbie

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    Today tlds rankings favor geo domains for a geo country than other SEO marketing strategies. That is why they will get better rankings in their own country. You can achieve expected results by adding the name of your country to your title page and in different parts of the website such as in the ‘Contact Us' part. You can also use Google place reviews to get higher rankings.
     
  7. JustUs

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    They can rank as well, but require much more work to do so than a generic domain.
     
  8. omnipotent$

    omnipotent$ Regular Member

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    I've seen them rank well in the movie niche.