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Hi All, If you have an URL such as fxtradingusa.com and you want to target keyword "Forex Trading New York", would you name the sub-page fxtradingusa.com/new-york or fxtradingusa.com/forex-trading-new-york? Which one is best for SEO? Thanks in advance for your views.
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  • Profile picture of the author Bizopboost
    2nd one is better, the page name has the exact keyword.
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  • Profile picture of the author scorpio9
    you are assuming that searchers are going to use one or the other, this is where testing is invaluable and will give you more informed information
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  • Profile picture of the author New Product
    The second one is better because the url contains the keywords need to seo
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  • Profile picture of the author DABK
    Of course, if you do
    forex-trading/new-york

    you can do
    forex-trading/chicago
    forex-trading/san-francisco
    etc.

    And silo them.

    But how is forex trading specific to New York?
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  • Profile picture of the author davidricherd
    Main keyword targeting for homepage is good option to rank it higher in Google search.
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  • Profile picture of the author lucas111
    So most agree that if one targets keyword "forex trading new york", best for SEO would be to name the inner page fxtradingusa.com/forex-trading-new-york (rather than fxtradingusa.com/new-york)
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  • Profile picture of the author MyIMPlace
    My vote goes to the 2nd option.
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  • Profile picture of the author paulgl
    Your domain is not a url.

    So, your first thing should be actually learning something.

    The actual url you mention should be created so the user knows what it's about.

    If you are at a site for..ahem...forex trading....the user would know that a url with new york, would be about forex trading new york.

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  • the second one is better
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  • Profile picture of the author vickyciky
    The second one is better .
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  • Profile picture of the author sunpeaks589
    Second Url will be good one for seo were targeted keyword will be on your Url Itself
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  • Profile picture of the author hynds
    This URL fxtradingusa .com/forex-trading-new-york is better because it contains your main keyword.
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  • Profile picture of the author st0nec0ld
    I agree with DABK, you don't want your keywords to be redundant.
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  • Profile picture of the author preeti0123
    Second option is better. because It covers whole keyword.
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  • In my suggestion your second option of URL fxtradingusa.com/forex-trading-new-york is better than first one, this URL has much explanation about the page, anyone can understand easily about the page.

    I think this URL fxtradingusa.com/forex-trading-new-york will be best for SEO perspective also.
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  • Profile picture of the author lucas111
    fxtradingusa.com already includes the words "forex trading" (synonym). By using fxtradingusa.com/forex-trading-new-york "forex trading" will be used twice which may not look natural to Google. Anyway, the difference is minimal but can still move you few spots up or down.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nathan Brown
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    2nd url is best url in because the whole keyword is used in the url and this url look seo friendly.
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  • Profile picture of the author triverafelix
    I prefer fxtradingusa.com/forex-trading-new-york, because the first one is like you want to target keyword NY city.
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  • Profile picture of the author Vincy wist
    A URL (Uniform Resource Locator), more commonly known as a "web address", specifies the location of a resource (such as a web page) on the internet. The URL also specifies how to retrieve that resource, also known as the "protocol", such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, etc.

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  • Profile picture of the author deepak2
    when it comes to selecting one from Forex Trading and Forex Trading in New York, the later will serve you better because in that case, the search engine will display results for both the keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author Apexinfoserve
    fxtradingusa.com/forex-trading-new-york is the best option. It's very good idea and also some SEO recommends to use Keywords in URL are taken into account by Google and other Search Engine
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  • Profile picture of the author johnsimth
    Second URL is better for your targeted keyword and this URL looks SEO friendly.
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  • Profile picture of the author iprism
    Second url is better. Reason is in second url include your targeted keyword, i.e, reason it's better compare to first one.
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  • Profile picture of the author prateekg
    Second one is better. URL optimization is very important ranking factor. Adding primary keywords in URL improves you SEO.
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert Wilson1
    Nice target of your URL.
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  • Profile picture of the author fastreplies
    Originally Posted by lucas111 View Post

    would you name the sub-page fxtradingusa.com/new-york or fxtradingusa.com/forex-trading-new-york? Which one is best for SEO?
    I can't see any reason why not to use use both



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