Exact Match Domains

Jason

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In times past, it was easy to rank for certain terms by simply picking a domain that exactly contained the keyphrase one was targeting. For instance, if one was targeting "used cars California", a person could simply register UsedCarsCalifornia.net, UsedCarsCalifornia.info etc..

Anyway, though, obviously this was a practice abused by lower quality websites. Of course, it was a shortcut for them.
 

Jason

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It still can be used, but with a little care. For instance, my Online Drafting School (draftingschool.net) domain has paid off with keyword precision for several years now, as has my Technical Drawing Courses (technicaldrawing.us) domain. The domain/keyword principle still pays off if used reasonably.
True, but how much do other factors play? For instance, maybe you have a good link profile.