• Correct Domain Forwarding for SEO
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    Correct Domain Forwarding for SEO

    Hello, this is John Locke for Lockedown Design. Today, I want to talk with you for just a few minutes about domain forwarding with masking, what that is, and why you want to avoid it. “Domain Forwarding” Get it right for SEO. In the video we did directly before this one, we talked about buying multiple domains and forwarding them to your destination domain. So, if it’s your branded domain name, you want all these extra domain names to resolve to that one [domain]. Okay, so, one of the questions that I got recently was about domain forwarding with masking. So, some of the domain name registrars offer this: like…

  • Why pay for Google SEO? When you can do it for FREE!
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    Why pay for Google SEO? When you can do it for FREE!

    Hello My name is Sheikh Asad and today vlog is about domain names and domain extensions Domain names are very important while creating new website is the name of the actual website we can choose website domain name via two methods first option is to choose domain name according to business brand name second option is get domain name with help of keywords the most important factor in choosing domain names is what are your goals regarding ranking number 1 in google search results page What are your ambitions? According to that domain name has to be registered First thing to check while selecting domain names is to check the…

  • Changing your website’s domain name
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    Changing your website’s domain name

    MATT CUTTS: Hello. We’re back for another tutorial video. Today, we’re going to talk about a topic that lot of people are interested in– how do I move from one domain to another domain and try to preserve the rankings as best as possible? So you might be moving from old domain to new domain. Let’s talk through some of the possible things to be thinking about and some of the stuff that you might want to make sure you avoid as far as problems. OK. Here’s what we’ve got. We’ve got a site, maybe with a subdirectory or a subdomain. In fact, we’ve got two or three sites here.…

  • How does Google determine domain age, and is it important for ranking?
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    How does Google determine domain age, and is it important for ranking?

    Today’s question comes from Maarten in Belgium. Maarten asks, “How does Google determine domain age? Do they look at the whois data or do they rely on the crawler? Example given. when it first indexed the website. In general, how important is it for website authority? Thanks! Good question. So the first thing that you need to know is that whois data is not generally available, even if you were a registrar. And whois data can vary from country code TLD. For example, .co.jp, .fi for Finland, .in for India. And in general, sometimes that whois data is on websites and all that sort of stuff. So what’s much easier…

  • Can a purchased domain’s history affect its trust in Google?
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    Can a purchased domain’s history affect its trust in Google?

    >>Today’s question comes from Dave Shuts in Yorkshire, England. Dave wants to know, “I bought a domain 7 months ago. The website I put on it still doesn’t show up in the search engine result pages. Since 2000, it’s had different owners – used by a company in Oz. It’s then served ads, then “for sale” with a company for four-ish years. Will it have trust issues in Google?” Well Dave, I think the answer to your question is yes. In general, if you’ve had a domain for 7 months and you search for that domain, maybe even the exact URL like www.example.com and it doesn’t show up in Google…

  • The Difference Between a Domain Name and Web Hosting
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    The Difference Between a Domain Name and Web Hosting

    Web hosting and domain hosting though closely related are two different services. Web hosts provide content storage space and access for websites. Domain hosts provide domain names which help visitors access your web content. If you think of an online store as a physical shop a web host provides the physical space where you lay the brick & mortar and stock the shelves. in this case it’s the text images videos graphics and other content that build your site. When you build a site with Squarespace Squarespace is your web host. We provide a place on the Internet to display your content in addition to providing tools for creating and…

  • Should Your Domain Name Contain Keywords to Boost SEO Rankings?
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    Should Your Domain Name Contain Keywords to Boost SEO Rankings?

    You’re creating a website, you want to rank high on Google. Should your domain name contain a keyword or should it not? Hey, everyone, I’m Neil Patel and today I’m going to answer the question of, should your domain name contain keywords? Well, if you want to rank higher, of course, having keywords really does help. Just look at hotels.com. Why do they rank so well for all the hotel related term is because they have hotels within their domain name. Now this doesn’t mean they’re the largest site within the space. Priceline is a much larger company. Hotels.com is owned by Expedia. Hotels.com isn’t even the most popular hotel…