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Keyword/s in the as the url.

Is it truely out of a SEO's handbook?

     
2:40 am on Jun 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Brett Tabke's "26 steps to 15k a Day" [searchengineworld.com] states that
keywords in a domain name have never been less to se's

Google: Free Blue Widgets
Result7: freebluewidgets.com
Result11: freewidgetsblue.com

This is presumably because other websites link to these with titles such as "Free blue widgets"

Should a website aim for high search engine rankings with a keyword or is branding so much more important?

[edited by: msgraph at 11:16 pm (utc) on June 19, 2005]
[edit reason] swapped keywords for blue widgets - not actual search rankings for domains [/edit]

8:43 am on June 23, 2005 (gmt 0)

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im not sure i quit understand your example but you shouldn't try to trigger any page for more than 2 keywords/phrases. At least thats what i've read the most of..and from what i've learned it does help to have your keyword/phrase in your domain
4:42 pm on June 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Write down "golf turkey" in Google.

The results are as follows...

1- golfturkey.com
2- golfturkey.org
...
8- golfturkey.co.uk

Is that enough?