Google says keywords in the TLD part of your URL is ignored for ranking purposes

by Barry Schwartz
Google’s John Mueller confirmed yesterday in a Google Hangout that keyword rich TLDs, such as the new top-level-domains that have keywords in them like .LIVE, .NEWS, .ATTORNEY and so on, do not count for ranking purposes. John Mueller said Google completely ignores that for ranking purposes. He said this at the 12:45 minute mark into the hangout.Read the full article

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