| 7:24 pm on Apr 21, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Ideally you only get the extension of the country you're targetting to promote to.
| 7:50 pm on Apr 21, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Well, I am targeting all countries...but would it help my efforts if I got additional country code domains?
| 2:59 am on Apr 22, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Local domains can be helpful to some search engines and directories for categorizing your site. I know of local search engines which will only return results for specific country domains. However, it all depends on which countries and languages you're targeting. ex. Buying a .jp domain to target the Japan market will not be too effective if you don't have content in Japanese.
| 12:31 pm on Apr 22, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Know of any good search engines such as mentioned, that receive a lot of traffic? know any good data on the web that can tell me of these international search engines as you mention? thanks.
| 2:33 am on Apr 25, 2005 (gmt 0)|
As stated by Bill, a local domain extention can boost your ranking on country specific engines.
There as been theories that Google UK gives more importance to a site hosted in the UK and with a .co.uk extention, on top of that, say a user does a search with the parameter "pages from the UK", having a .co.uk extension could probably boost your ranking...
| 11:34 am on Apr 29, 2005 (gmt 0)|
If you want a hassle-free time, stick with one domain. Search engines can and do get confused if you re-direct or have duplicated content.