PALM BEACH, FL – Way – way back in 2008, I suggested one of my clients purchase the domain name, NNN-Properties.com. I usually steer clear of hyphenated domain names because they clearly do not pass the radio test. Who wants to tell someone to visit their website address with a dash in it? Probably no one, and especially not me. But in this circumstance, I figured the domain name would likely rank well for the term “NNN Properties” which are commercial investment … [Read more...]
.COM “King” Chooses Alternative URL “.TV” for Latest Video Updates; No One Cares
PALM BEACH, FL – Few people know the “power” of a good .COM domain name better than Rick Schwartz, widely known as the “Domain King”, a federally registered trademark which represents his insight and experience in the domain name business, and more specifically, according to USPTO (TESS), the leasing of Intellectual Property. Most people who follow Rick and his domain name advice, which as of late, includes lots of video postings where he shares everything from trade … [Read more...]
Debunked: Why Do People Still Believe “Domain Name Age” Matters for SEO?
PALM BEACH – I stumbled on a post today about “domain age” and SEO and how it is a long debunked "myth" that domain name age matters when it comes to SEO, and that of course, it does not. But where did this (if even) false believe originate from to begin with?? Why do webmasters and domainers believe that domain age plays a role at all? Where did this myth come from? And was its source even reliable? It came from the horse’s mouth when Google filed its patent for “DOCUMENT … [Read more...]
Google Say’s Don’t Buy Domains for Past Rankings; Knows When They Change Hands
NEW YORK, NY – In an article that came out in Search Engine Roundtable the other day, long-time search marketing expert Barry Schwartz points out that a Google employee named Aaseesh, tasked with monitoring Google’s Webmaster Central Help Forum, posted a comment which suggests that Google zaps a domains ranking juice, not only when the domain expires (which most have already suspected), but also when the domain merely changes hands or is sold. This adds a new layer of … [Read more...]