The death of a domain name

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The death of a domain name

Yugoslavian domain of .yu will expireReports have come in that the Yugoslavian domain of .yu will cease to be from the 30th of September since the former soviet country no longer exists. Instead, .rs for Serbia and .me for Montenegro has been assigned for each country, respectively, by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (I.C.A.N.N).

Although .yu expiry will most likely pass without notice from estate agents here in the United Kingdom, but there is an Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) lesson to be learnt.

Many estate agents have bought a domain name such as .biz but there are SEO implications of this. Google, the UK's largest search engine with 90% of the market share, will look at the location of the person performing the search. If the person performing the search is in the UK, domain names such as or .com will be higher than if a person from Australia performs the same

Estate agents, do you have a domain name that will be affecting you SEO? Resource Techniques not only provides web design for estate agents, SEO for estate agents, SEO services, web sites for estate agents and software for estate agents, but we also provide domain name registration for estate agents. To see what we can do for your estate agency, visit our portfolio page or contact us.