The Importance of Domain Names for Effective SEO

Posted on September 13, 2007 
Filed Under SEO News

A well-defined domain name can provide tremendous advantages for an online business, including the added benefit of boosting performance in the search engines. Simple, easily-recognized domains convey professionalism and trust to search engine users. Just as important, however, is the fact that businesses can extend their reach in the search engines through a generic domain name, or through a domain that uses a country specific extension (see Country Code Top Level Domains below) to provide localized results to potential customer.

Country Code Top Level Domains (CCTLDs)

Google and other search engines have several Web sites for each country code, such as or These specific domains have been created for localized search, and in many cases they are the


One Response to “The Importance of Domain Names for Effective SEO”

  1. Max on September 19th, 2007 7:47 am

    Thanks, nice post!

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