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I am a beginner in seo and one of my friend said that lengthy domain name is bad for seo,so while planning a branding of new business he said we must suggest a 5-7 character length for their domain.But when i searched on this web,am still get confused about this,there is two opinion is there,so please help me to find out the actual answer for this.
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  • Profile picture of the author owenlee
    Originally Posted by vincitydaimo View Post

    I am a beginner in seo and one of my friend said that lengthy domain name is bad for seo,so while planning a branding of new business he said we must suggest a 5-7 character length for their domain.But when i searched on this web,am still get confused about this,there is two opinion is there,so please help me to find out the actual answer for this.
    How long is long and how short is short?

    My advice is to just start first and make adjustment along the way.

    Do not overthink too much.
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  • Profile picture of the author anisur903
    The long domain name does not make any problem with search engine optimization. But the domain name should be so easy to remember. Visitors like short names.
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  • Profile picture of the author Castor Troy1
    Length of the domain name is not a problem if here includes enough information. But better to use domain name which actually people can remember easily.
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  • Profile picture of the author affmarketer101
    The length of domain doesn't directly affect on SEO. The length of domain affects on how people click on the web.
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  • Profile picture of the author Deevoo
    Hello and welcome to the forum. This topic was discussed in this thread:
    https://www.warriorforum.com/beginne...utm_term=title

    Check other member replies and opinions about the matter.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rob Hunsons
    It's better to create the short one.
    Domain name should reflect the keyword.
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  • Profile picture of the author Elena Gibert
    Hey,
    It doesn't matter for the long domain and it doesn't affect on the SEO
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    The length of the domain name and even what words are in the domain name do not affect where the pages on a site will rank. The only important thing to keep in mind is to create a domain name that people can remember. It also really helps if it is a .com TLD (people remember all websites as .com even when they are not).

    Oh, and please try to come up with more descriptive titles when you start a thread. A whole lot of people are going to skip over one that simply says "I am a beginner".
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  • Profile picture of the author Justin evans
    Well, I bit agree with your friend that domain name is not bad for SEO but its a wrong approach. Short domain name is much good as its easy to remember and try to avoid the special characters to be used in domain name well it gets a bit difficult in typing too.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rank Watch
    To begin with, in all honesty, the length of your domain name does not really matter to Google. It makes an impact at the end user's end. A person visiting your page needs to know and probably remember your domain name so that he can return soon. This won't happen if your website has a long name. Nobody will to read it to its extent, let alone remembering it for future. So, you need to make it short and to the point.
    As far as SEO is concerned, you need to make sure you have your main keywords pertaining to your niche, in there. As this increases the relevancy in Google's eyes.
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  • Profile picture of the author alishamoore218
    Just try to more and more practice. No blackhat SEO. Only Whitehat. Do not overlink without the relevant niche. Try to guest post in the high authority site.
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  • Profile picture of the author parker55
    Just apply whitehat techniques and create fresh and unique content for website. Domain name should be simple that is easy to read and remember.
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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Stop thinking so much about domain name ,start becoming an expert in your field and create as much value content as you can
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  • Profile picture of the author fastreplies
    Originally Posted by vincitydaimo View Post

    But when i searched on this web,am still get confused about this,
    You're confused because there is no definite answer

    Originally Posted by vincitydaimo View Post

    there is two opinion is there
    and this is your answer why



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  • Profile picture of the author Nortus Fitness
    According to me you can use upto 15 character is good but try to keep it below then 9 characters and make sure that the name is able to recall. Some great examples are roposo, twitter, facebook and some other popular brands. Hope I helped.
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  • no frnd it is wrong taking lengthy domain is good for seo point of view. current days we have so much competition on domains so taking length and correct keywords improve seo ranking in search engine. before starting your work take a better search on your topic is mandatory.
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  • Profile picture of the author ellastien
    Your domain name must be easy to spell because google doesn't like those word which is irrelevant and hard to spelling.
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    • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
      Originally Posted by ellastien View Post

      Your domain name must be easy to spell because google doesn't like those word which is irrelevant and hard to spelling.
      My two cents.

      Google doesn't care and can't tell whether a domain is relevant or not or hard to spell or not.

      What is the domain ar.com relevant to? Is it spelled right? Or Ebay.com? What does that even mean? Or what in the heck is a Google or a Yahoo? And if I spell it Gooogle is that spelled wrong? Where were these listed in any dictionary before becoming domain names?

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    • Profile picture of the author fastreplies
      Originally Posted by Pamela123 View Post

      Spelling doesn't matter.
      WTFDUM "Spelling doesn't matter"?
      Since when? Since your mother realized she made mistake letting you born?

      Originally Posted by Pamela123 View Post

      If you choose a short domain name, there will be no fear of exact matching of the domain to a keyword.
      OMG, what kind of garbage is that?
      Do you yourself understand that you have vomited the stupidest thought?

      Even Gibberish Dictionary couldn't define your meaningless brainstorming
      and I can promise you, it heard all of them

      "Spelling doesn't matter" eh?



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  • Profile picture of the author willington
    I have heard about that short domain name is better. But not sure how much character it would be. Can you tell me the exact character limit.
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    • Profile picture of the author willington
      I am interested to know how many characters is good for a domain in the purpose of SEO?
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  • Profile picture of the author lambertson
    Choosing a domain name is just like choosing your brand name. If you want people to remember it easily so they won't have difficulties with misspelling it etc., then make it short and easy to remember. You may also add a keyword you are ranking for in your domain name, but you may face difficulties ranking your homepage for a branded keyword if the competition is tough.
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  • Profile picture of the author PaulLanders
    I believe that the name should be short and memorable. because such names are very easy to remember to consumers.
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  • Profile picture of the author KinneyJ2014
    Originally Posted by vincitydaimo View Post

    I am a beginner in seo and one of my friend said that lengthy domain name is bad for seo,so while planning a branding of new business he said we must suggest a 5-7 character length for their domain.But when i searched on this web,am still get confused about this,there is two opinion is there,so please help me to find out the actual answer for this.
    Make sure your domain name has only one meaning (the one you intended).

    Here are some examples of real domain names that have more than one meaning:

    therapistfinder()com
    molestationnursery()com
    speedofar()tcom
    gotahoe()com
    itscrap()com
    oldmanshaven()com

    3menandababy()com
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  • Profile picture of the author 3936296
    Long keyword domain name is always good for SEO. But SEO refers to visibility in search engines and traffic to website.
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