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Will my site rank in US if I bought the domain in some other country?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by crsquare, Nov 20, 2014.

  1. crsquare

    crsquare Newbie

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    I would like to purchase a domain and want to know what is good for seo. Do I have to buy the domain in US or from my country's ip address?
     
  2. beauxesprits

    beauxesprits BANNED BANNED

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    You don't need to buy the domain in US, you can buy it from anywhere. Hosting is also not an issue. It is SEO which will get you ranked.
     
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  3. Godson358

    Godson358 Newbie

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    dotcoms would normally rank in USA, if you have regional tlds but want to rank in the USA, then you should change the settings on google webmasters.
     
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  4. farkasb

    farkasb Junior Member

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    You need to have either a Top Level Domain (.com, .net, .org) or a US Country Level Domain (.us) to target the US.
    Ranking will rather depend on the SEO work, than the domain extension.

    Where you buy it from is not relevant.
     
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  5. lxrseo

    lxrseo Registered Member

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    Hosting plays minor part in rankings, it is not a huge factor, so you can buy domain from any where and change webmaster tool settings. get quality back links from .com sites or from US sites.
     
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    pooja121 Newbie

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    No matter from where you are purchasing a domain. What matters, is, how you promote your website.
     
  7. mogaz

    mogaz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    depends on the seo done bro
     
  8. seoboyz01

    seoboyz01 Junior Member

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    You don't have to buy the domain from US to rank the site on Google USA.
    The hosting also does not matter.

    Be sure to get a TOP level domain with most links from english sites will get you ranked in USA or english countries. Here SEO mattetrs only.
     
  9. newbieaff

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    The point are when you register GWT, you need setting for country to us.