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    Company has divisions, how to SEO?


    I am building a web site for a company that has divisions in two seperate cities. They would like to target key phrases for both cities in their market, and write general service content that both would be interested in. So, my question is, what's the best way to SEO this? keyphrase.domain.com or keyphrase.com and keyphrase.com or domain.com/keyphrase. Structure is my main question here, in order for both key phrases to get the benefit of the indexed content pages, and not confuse visitors on that may be interested in one locations information, and not another.
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    Build one really strong site. And create a new page for each city. Beware dup content penalties. You will need to create some good stuff for each. In other words, target the city/industry KWs on these pages but target the industry KWs overall for the site.

    Maybe that made sense.

    Anyway, I'd do this:

    domain.com/city1
    domain.com/city2

    Because if you use city1.domain.com it will count as a whole new site to the SEs and probably get sandboxed by G. You'd be starting from scratch.

    If you want an example of how I handled this message me.
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    thanks for the advice, I think that will be my structure here.

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