e-gold here, e-gold there, e-gold everywhere

It is not unusual to see e-gold domain names in search results these days, especially on MSN and Yahoo Search.

So many netpreneurs today have registered domain names containing the word e-gold, hoping to rank-well in search engines. Domain names combined with country names, service, city name, are now commonplace. Example: egoldmalaysia, egoldusa egoldhosting etc.

Trademark issues seem to have been thrown into the wind and e-gold Ltd (issuers of e-gold digital currency) don’t seem to be bothered either.

Such sites manage to rank well on MSN Search (Windows Live Search) but not on Google, with has a much tighter website ranking algorithm.

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Oluniyi D. Ajao
Oluniyi D. Ajao is an Internet Entrepreneur and Tech Enthusiast based in South Africa. Follow him on twitter @niyyie for more tech updates.

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