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Are typo names almost dead?

Labeled as advice in Niche Domain Discussion, started by dave321, Feb 23, 2021 at 6:57 AM

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  1. dave321

    dave321 Established Member

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    Ive got a few one word typo names. They get about 3-5 hits/ day and make a little change.

    Do you think they will still be earning 5-10 years from now?
     
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  2. MadAboutDomains

    MadAboutDomains Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    I have noticed that a lot of typo domains give a notice to the user that they might be going to the wrong website. That could be going some way to kill off the typo, eg:

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  3. AEProgram

    AEProgram Top Contributor VIP Blue Account

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    what browser is that?
     
  4. MadAboutDomains

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    Chrome
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2021 at 10:13 AM
  5. NickB

    NickB Wales.org VIP

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    I found the below an interesting read in regards to this company and how their algorithm ranks typo's

    https://www.algolia.com/doc/guides/managing-results/optimize-search-results/typo-tolerance

    scroll down and there is a link in the section "Impact of Typos in Ranking Formula" which breaks it down it down in quite a lot of detail......


    I assume Google and all other search engines do something similar nowadays.......and with the rise of auto correct and voice search I personally think typo's will be become less and less important/profitable as time goes by..... how long?...not sure.....
     
  6. tupungato

    tupungato Wizard VIP

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    Typo significance is fading along with traffic share of devices with keyboards. Do you even bother typing domain names, while normally browsing? Google search corrects typos. Mobile screen keyboard corrects typos. Mobile voice search corrects typos.
     
  7. MadAboutDomains

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    I do 😂
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2021 at 3:39 PM
  8. TauseefKhan

    TauseefKhan Established Member

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    though search engines prompt - but for branding it's still relevant
     

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