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Is it possible to outrank a keyword domain for example perthwinefactory.com.au (for the keyword perth wine factory) with my domain winecorp.com.au ? I have been trying for about an year now but looks like it is impossible, no matter what I try. (domains and keywords mentioned above are not from a real world scenario)

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Of course you can. Any page can outrank any other page for any keyword regardless of domain names. There are lots of factors that affect the ranking of a page with keywords in the domain only being one of them. You don't control many of the factors that affect ranking plus a year is not a lot of time especially if the keywords are competitive.

This question list lots of (possible) factors affecting a page's ranking. Make sure your optimization efforts are maximized and be patient awaiting results.

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