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    Adding new language - domain question


    Hello guys,

    I have an active english website for over 3 years, it ranks well. I'm gonna add a Russian language to it, I don't know which below option to choose for best result when it comes to its SEO:

    Go with www.mydomain.com/ru

    or with www.mydomain.ru

    ?

    I already purchased its country top-level domain (.Ru), but i feel it won't be a success SEO-wise since it's all a new domain/site? Or not, google ranks the Ru site since its an alternative languauge of the english version? If i go with suub-folder /ru, I feel google ranks it well right?

    I need advice.
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    Adding a sub folder will be better if the designer can make changes in the website in a way that remain user friendly.
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    I am more concerned about its success. Subfolder /RU will become more successful or mydomain.ru in regards to seo?
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    It's a tricky one. They both have pros and cons... I don't think there's a clear winner to be honest.

    I would personally probably make the .RU domain but that's just personal preference
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    I would suggest you to go with /ru instead of .ru
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    I would suggest you to create a sub domain / ru
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    Hi all,

    drum2020, you definitely should go with the .ru domain, Geo-TLD like .ru,.ca, .co.uk are the only TLD that give SEO values because you cannot get one if you are not a registered business in that country

    Kim Majali

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