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[Advise] Hyphenated domain - Good or Bad??

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by LX911, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. LX911

    LX911 Regular Member

    Jun 28, 2011
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    I'm kinda stuck in a seo dilemma. I want to purchase a .com domain(so I need coupons ;) ) but the keywords I am targeting has been purchased only the hyphenated versions are available.

    Domain I want Example: www.technologymarketing.com
    Available domains : www.technology-marketing.com

    There are some SEO Experts who completely abandon the idea of hyphenated domain names. [HELP]

    I find a lot of members out here setup autoblogs based on .info domains! Are .info domains that good for seo?
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2011
  2. dejanlesi

    dejanlesi Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Nov 27, 2009
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    Non hyphenated domains have only more value if you are trying to sell the domain without development.

    If you intend to develop the domain, then a hyphen is not a problem, unless you will advertise it over the phone or something of that kind, because it sucks to say keyword hyphen keyword..

    From SEO point of view i have not seen any problems with hyphenated domains and ranking them.. If they are exact keywords then they are great to rank.

    As for .info, i avoid them, because i had a bad experience with a few sites that had a really hard time to rank, when an .org or .com with the same competition was up in the top 10 with less than half the work.
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