domain name with dash

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  1. Aspirin

    Aspirin Newbie

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    are those as good as domain names without them?

    for example greatreviews.com vs great-reviews.com...

    what are the seo pro's or con's?

    thanks guys
     
  2. cbar126

    cbar126 Junior Member

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    The best is the kw.com but if it is not available, better get kwx.com or kwv.com
     
  3. kma9090

    kma9090 Newbie

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    A domain without a dash is always better than with, multiple dashes are worse still.
    Avoid a dash if possible.
    use a .net instead of .com if you can't get the proper domain.
     
  4. KeyzDT

    KeyzDT Power Member

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    I have never seen any solid proof that suggests one is better than the other.
     
  5. compton13

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    I like dashes, I have had good luck ranking things number 1 with dashes.
     
  6. azu12

    azu12 Regular Member

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    never use dash.
     
  7. Kaistar

    Kaistar Power Member

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    Why not.
    I have no solid proof that it matters either way and I suspect that no one else does either, all guesstimates.

    Take this url: expertsexchange.com

    Is that expert-sex-change or is it experts-exchange ?

    Just a thought...
     
  8. JJayUrban

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    I think no difference, even easy to read out the keyword/domain.
     
  9. jheyslow

    jheyslow Senior Member

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    I think it has almost the same seo power but more people tend to type with no dashes.
     
  10. maradonna2010

    maradonna2010 Junior Member

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    personally i much prefer getting keyword1keyword2.com(.net or .org) over keyword1-keyword2.com(.net or .org)

    but if they aren't available i've had some VERY good experience in ranking
    keyword1-keyword2.com(.net or .org) and i've found it much easier than ranking

    keyword1keyword2[random semi related keyword].com(.net or .org)

    or

    [random semi related keyword]keyword1keyword2.com(.net or .org)