In Response to an Article About Domain Name Rules

There is an article on a LinkedIn SEO group that I am following and part of. The article itself seems outdated and inaccurate. Read more here – http://www.linkedin.com/groups/6-Powerful-Rules-Domain-Names-1871854.S.107604666?view=&srchtype=discussedNews&gid=1871854&item=107604666&type=member&trk=eml-anet_dig-b_pd-ttl-cn&ut=1iyFUpKamsolc1

Here is a slightly rewritten version of a comment I added:

I think SEO does start with keyword research and the next step is domain name selection. SEO, as I use the term in this case does not include branding. I often have clients with their business name as the domain. That works well for branding, business cards and letterhead. I then recommend buying and optimizing keyword based domains to generate leads and traffic.

There is an article on a LinkedIn SEO group that I am following and part of. The article itself seems outdated and inaccurate. Read more here – http://www.linkedin.com/groups/6-Powerful-Rules-Domain-Names-1871854.S.107604666?view=&srchtype=discussedNews&gid=1871854&item=107604666&type=member&trk=eml-anet_dig-b_pd-ttl-cn&ut=1iyFUpKamsolc1

Here is a slightly rewritten version of a comment I added: I think SEO does start with keyword research and the next step is domain name selection. SEO, as I use the term in this case does not include branding. I often have clients with their business name as the domain. That works well for branding, business cards and letterhead. I then recommend buying and optimizing keyword based domains to generate leads and traffic.