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I have a domain name, here for SEO (main keyword) purpose, I would like to use, is it have any negative impact on SEO? without having content on main domain. (i.e. there is no content on direct or only just having link to

I don't have experience in this case, any one can advice me? am I right or wrong?

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Search engines consider and as two different websites for SEO. Therefore, there is no impact for SEO if you don't use the root domain name for your content.

However, if I were you, I don't only put a link on to If you think doing that for your users, you should apply a 301 redirect from to instead.

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thanks for kind information, Please advice me using sub domain name for keyword purpose is it good practice? – user1844933 Oct 21 '13 at 7:30
Nowadays, using a keyword in a domain name is not a good pratice anymore. Especially for choosing a domain name, it's better to think "branding" instead. – Zistoloen Oct 21 '13 at 8:08

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