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Different Languages - Different Doomains With 301?


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#1 Benny84

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Posted 05 December 2014 - 08:40 AM

Hello,

 

I'd like to implement a multilingual website. When you change the language on the site the URL structure would be the following:

mysiteinenglish.com/de (german)

mysiteinenglish.com/it (italian)

mysiteinenglish.com/sp (spanish)

 

and so on.

 

My question is: is it good for SEO if I buy additional domains for the additional languages and 301 redirect them to the urls above.

 

So eg mysiteingerman.com 301 to mysiteinenglish.com/de

 

Does it improve ranking in different languages or is it enough if I just optimize the pages?

 

Thanks.

 

Benny



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Posted 05 December 2014 - 10:31 AM

 

Does it improve ranking in different languages ?

No. When you redirect a URL it effectively ceases to exist.



#3 Benny84

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Posted 06 December 2014 - 04:29 AM

Thanks for your answer.



#4 brofarops

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Posted 08 December 2014 - 10:48 AM

It would be more effective if buying these domains to create "exact language sites" and use the
<link rel="canonical" href="http://originaldomain.com" hreflang="en-US" />
<link rel="alternate" href="http://domainname.de hreflang="de-GR" />
<link rel="alternate" href="http://domainname.it hreflang="it-IT" />
<link rel="alternate" href="http://domainname.fr hreflang="fr-FR" />
and so on letting each one be local traffic`d
Also you have more direct control over new regional / local content and ad campaigns, as well as local citations
- or - 301 redirecting each of these ccTLDs to their respective folders with the intent of never building on these ccTLDs and not really being able to really index these folders as far as content and duplication onsite penalties.




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