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keyword domain is good?

     
8:21 am on Mar 10, 2005 (gmt 0)

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What is the value of keyword in domain name?

Assuming the keywords 'abcd xyzy' is searched 5,000 times a day, and I book the domain abcdxyzy.com or with any other country extension.

I assume it helps in ranking on search engines more easily if keyword is in domain?

6:37 pm on Mar 10, 2005 (gmt 0)

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There may be some benefit, especially if the domain name is easy to remember for your visitors. But your inbound links and page content are much more important.
1:29 pm on Mar 11, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Value = # people that type-in the domain a day Xs what it would cost you to buy a click to bring such a person to your site via AdWords etc. PPC Xs 365 days a year Xs how every many years your keyword will remain popular discounted to present value and augmented for future growth of people online likely to use that keyword type-in Xs the future increase in value of PPC traffic + . . .

Get the picture?

5:13 pm on Mar 11, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I think it is better to see domains as a from of branding, and then their value is more easily derived.