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Topic # 242090 10-Oct-2018 13:22
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So my knowledge of SEO is limited to articles online etc no formal training.

 

In NZ we still have opportunity to find descriptive domain names with the .NZ tld

 

Like carwasher.nz

 

Questions:

 

Lets say there are two domain names carwasher.nz and carwasher.xyz

 

When a person who is in New Zealand searches for a carwasher in New Zealand.

 

(Based only on the name not the construction of the site)

 

Which one would be highest up the search results?

 

I would assume it would be the .nz tld??





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  Reply # 2105722 10-Oct-2018 16:30
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freitasm:

 

The .nz TLD will show up higher if using the .nz version of the search engine.

 

 

 

 

Could one surmise that if it was say someone searching outside of nz for a carwasher that the xyz would rank higher , seems obvious but....





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  Reply # 2105728 10-Oct-2018 16:33
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Correct. Google will use "afinity" and try to return more .nz results to google.co.nz and .au results on google.com.au and so on...





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  Reply # 2105761 10-Oct-2018 17:09
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Moz has a really good resource on international SEO

 

Key takeaways: While top level domain (.nz/.uk etc.) are important, Google uses other signals as well. Such as where your site is hosted, incoming and outgoing links for sites in the same country etc.

 

 





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