Friday, September 15, 2006

About About, 101, Bella, and ivillage

There are an array of megasites which seem to appear in the top listings for alot important keyphrases. I suspect that they know what they're doing in terms of seo. Here's what I'm wondering about...Is there a reason that they use addresses that have the key term on the left side of the URL instead of the right? And, how do they do it? Are these independently listed URLs? Examples:

Examples of the other way:

Is there a difference in terms of SEO impact? Does this require registering different domains? If not, how do they do it? I thought domains were defined by a common domain name which meant . I've never fully understood the relationship between and but I'm not at all sure how to think about and .

Anyone know any articles on the topic?

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