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A .com with dash or .net/.org without it?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by vini, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. vini

    vini Power Member

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    I came to a keyword with 30,000 searches monthly exactly and easy to rank, however, .com domain for it is taken (though no site exists), while .net and .org are available...

    It's composed of two keywords, .com with dash is available...

    What should I take?
     
  2. secret agent

    secret agent Junior Member

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    .net would be great :)
     
  3. thetraveller

    thetraveller Senior Member

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    I would take the net too
     
  4. boozie

    boozie Power Member

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    I've been going with. Orgs lately and been having good results.
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  5. edgematch

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    Some says org is a better choice. But the truth is never get a dashed domain if net or org TLDs are available.
     
  6. bbrez1

    bbrez1 Power Member

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    .net/.org > dashed .com

    In seo means and in domain value
     
  7. Bossii

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    .net it's great
     
  8. butterrr

    butterrr Junior Member

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    totally .net or .org only for resale value.. no SEO difference
     
  9. syek1

    syek1 Regular Member

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    .net or .org definitely. I wouldn't use a domain with dashes unless you have no choice
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  10. tajinder

    tajinder Newbie

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    be careful if you are planning to buy domain name with dashes.most often the search engine will just assume these are the same sites.so you might ended up sending free traffic to your competitors.

    so just get .net or .org for that keyword
     
  11. sourog

    sourog Newbie

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    Personally I would avoid dashes. I agree with the rest of the posts....

    .net or .org will both work just fine ;)
     
  12. gregstereo

    gregstereo Elite Member

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    grab all 3, 301 the dashed .com and the .net to the .org

    some people still think .org's are magically more trustworthy or charitable

    domain names are cheap enough, and you can use the 301'ed names as buffers to a degree
     
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  13. BiggDipper

    BiggDipper Registered Member

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    I prefer to go

    .com
    .org
    .net
    Hyphenated
    suffix
    prefix

    I have had the best results in that order..
     
  14. mani911

    mani911 Junior Member

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    brilliant post mate " tlds " are something Worth having a look at.
     
  15. bertbaby

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    Dashes are fine and don't get penalized. That said I would go with the .net if it's available since it's easier for end users. Be careful about the process of investigating a url since its amazing how many registrars will lock a domain name that you casually look at.
     
  16. ADHD-Dude

    ADHD-Dude Power Member

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    .net, .org, .info if there aren't take another domain and create folder or subdomain with the key word
     
  17. gregstereo

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    subdomains > subfolders if you're gonna try that arena