24 Dec '13, 8pm

Is #3 in Google, is on Page 5

Every year I’m interested to see which domain names make it above-the-fold for competitive terms like Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Christmas. Now with a day to go before Christmas I found the following three sites in my top three on Google when searching for the word christmas: Wikipedia History.com Merry-Christmas.com Yes, Christmas.com wasn’t anywhere to be found on the first page, neither was MerryChristmas.com, instead in the #3 spot is Merry-Christmas.com. It has been known for a long time but this is another great example of how a dash doesn’t hurt you at all and at the end of the day good SEO can beat an exact-match name any day. According to SEOMoz’s Open Site Explorer the site has roughly 1,500 backlinks coming from 393 different root domains. Compare this to Christmas.com which has 4,372 links but only 546 backlinks which means a few sites are sending a massiv...

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