(Locked) Disadvantages / Advantages of using a subdomain vs subdirectory

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scottrockers
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I was wondering what you all thought about using a subdomain versus a subdirectory. Are their disadvantages or advantages to each. Any information is helpful.

Thanks Scott

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Sonicbyte
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Hi: The subdomain is better for SEO than subdomains, a subdomain is seemingly treated almost like a brand new domain in most cases, so a directory is a better choice if you have a well positioned domain.

Here some links you may like it:

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/subdomains-or-subfolders-which-are-better-for-seo/6849/

http://code.google.com/intl/es/apis/analytics/docs/tracking/gaTrackingSite.html

Hope this helps. Rodrigo – Sonicbyte

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scottrockers
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Thanks for the good reads.

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dtbaker
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Give subdomains a go I say. I changed from sub directories to subdomains on my old site: php.dtbaker.com.au web.dtbaker.com.au linux.dtbaker.com.au etc.. and results were crazy good for a while.

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scottrockers
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That’s the kind of information I like to hear, thanks dtbaker, I think I will try it out.

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MSFX
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sub domains are far cooler :D lol

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