How to prevent Google from auto-correcting my domain?

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Hi

So I have recently launched a new site. the domain contains "ee" in it, so when googling the exact name, Google is automatically swapping the "ee" for "i", thus making my site transparent when searching for its exact domain Of course, when clicking "Did you mean xxeexx" my site is ranked number one, but that doesn't help much, does it...

So, is there any way to make Google NOT auto-correct the original search string, which is the exact domain name?

Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author ezeonlinebiz
    There is actually nothing you can do about it. You just to make do with the keywords Google Provided.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Build followed backlinks with the domain name as anchor-text.
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    • Profile picture of the author Mike Anthony
      Not sure I am getting this one. If Google is changing the query its probably an indicator its not a very searched term as in a mispelling?
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  • Profile picture of the author SEO Power
    You should have searched for your band name to see how the serps look like before registering your domain name - too late now. The only option you have is to change your brand name to something else.
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    • Profile picture of the author Blaz00r
      Originally Posted by SEO Power View Post

      You should have searched for your band name to see how the serps look like before registering your domain name - too late now. The only option you have is to change your brand name to something else.
      Of course I've searched - the search term Google is auto-correcting to is not very common by itself, so I figured that due to almost no results when searching our domain exactly, we would be able to get Google to not auto-correct, perhaps I was wrong...

      For the matter, our domain is "acteev+x" and Google is auto-correcting to "activ+x".
      Our domain shows 8 results (with us on top), "activ+x" shows 185k results. This is before SEO optimization.

      So, is it hopeless?
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  • Profile picture of the author Rehmat
    Build links, spread your brand name and give it time. (Google doesn't know you right now, but it does know other persons who's names are resembling to yours.)
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    • Profile picture of the author paulgl
      Google does not force anyone to accept anything like that.

      You have a choice.

      You can click on the other results, you can use quotes, you can use advanced search.

      Now if one picks a domain, say amazn.com, and can't figure out why google
      wants to send people to amazon, well, that's on the person that bought the domain,
      not google.

      Perhaps you were banking on getting boatloads of traffic by trying to shmooze
      a brand name, big website, product, etc.

      Shoulda thought that one through.

      Please don't rush out to try and buy amazawn.com. Oh, it's taken. By
      amazon. Go figure.

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      If you were disappointed in your results today, lower your standards tomorrow.

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  • Profile picture of the author pluto1
    You have to build authority site in order to have Google not misspell your domain name. It will take time, when you have enough backlinks, when people share your stuff etc. Search for your domain name in a month or 2, you may see Google recognizes your domain name.
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  • Profile picture of the author ahmed150
    You have to work with keywords now as you have lost the chance to take proper domain name
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