EMD with dashes in it

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  1. equalizer

    equalizer Junior Member

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    purchased an EMD with dashes in it. When I use the keyword in tags and SEO, should I remove the dashes or leave them in? TIA for your input.
     
  2. kebertt

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    Unless your keyword is including the dashes, remove them.
     
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  3. aazeak

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    remove them
     
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  4. thetrustedzone

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    the EMD keyword have dashes already or the seller didn't find the EMD and sell it for you
    with dashes if this then it's not EMD my friend !
     
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  5. Mountaineer

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    Just because there is hyphen in domain name doesn't mean that you also put hyphens in content, keywords ;) Keep it hyphen free.
     
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    Well, domain with hyphens is not called EMD. You should remove hyphen from your content, keywords.
     
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    There is no such thing.
     
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    nik-0 BANNED BANNED

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    Have you ever seen anyone typing in keywords in Google with dashes?
     
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  9. maxonix

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    Unless people generally type dashes your targeted keywords on the search engine, then you should. But I don't think its a common practice so just exclude them from your anchor text.
     
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  10. rashri

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    Thank OP for this post .This might clear somethings for me too :D
     
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    Remove the hyphens.You are just destroying your content.
     
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  12. Dumper

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    I own a domain with hyphens as well and never ever ever ever ever use the hyphens anywhere on your site.
     
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    Don't even think about including hyphens in your keywords. A lot of people will probably say it is a bad idea to have got the domain you did, but i see domains with 3 or 4 hyphens in rank #1.
     
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  14. equalizer

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    Thanks everyone for your answers. The important thing I learn here is a domain with hyphens is NOT an EMD. Appreciate the clarification from: trustedfire9, balsagoth007, alexa_a, Thank you.
     
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  15. Dumper

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    I thought the same about the domain having them but google reads between them with no problem at all.

     
  16. macdonjo3

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    Exactly, it's not an EMD. You should really have chosen a better domain. Poor keyword research.
     
  17. maxonix

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    ^This is true. G00gl is a search engine and doesn't care the domain got a hyphen or not. It will still rank well as long as you do the backlinking process properly.
     
  18. clyde

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    Even if the keyword has dashes in it, i.e: t-shirts

    tshirts.com will be easier to rank than t-shirts.com

    Just my observation. Obviously, any domains can rank with enough links.
     
  19. seomonopolist

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    I don't have a problem getting my site ranked on the first page but I can never get it to the #1 spot if it has hyphens in it. Very annoying.
     
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    Remove them... Google is ignoring them in the domain name, so good buy