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I am Buying a domain in 5 mins.One quick question!Urgent

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by thesmashge, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. thesmashge

    thesmashge Power Member

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    I am Buying a domain in 5 mins.

    i am planning to buy "keyword1keyword2.com" but it is not available.

    Can i buy "keyword1-keyword2.com".

    Is there any digfference between the hypen domain and normal domains in terms of SEO?
     
  2. NewWayInvest

    NewWayInvest Junior Member

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    hyphens suck.
     
  3. thesmashge

    thesmashge Power Member

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    hyphens suck?
    Really...I have heard people say otherwise.I like hyphens because it will be more readable if i do Test link ads or Banner ads.

    However i don't want to risk if it does harm in SEO department.

    Another question....

    So,Should i go for the keyword1keyword2.org (which is available) or the "keyword1-keyword2.com" domain.
     
  4. showbizvet

    showbizvet Power Member

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    you can also do

    descriptiveworkKEYWORD1KEYWORDS2.com

    I've done that many times.. in fact earlier today.
     
  5. NewWayInvest

    NewWayInvest Junior Member

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    i'm kidding, i would use hyphens for a non seo site. i just haven't had any good luck with hyphens. i dont have any facts to back it, but it seems as if the average search user doesn't like hyphens in names because it looks like a second-hand company.

     
  6. CyrusVirus

    CyrusVirus BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    it will do fine when it comes to SEO, just make sure you ad a hypen to some of your keywords,
    like if your keyword is whatever,
    add this
    keyword:
    whatever
    whatever-
    or
    whatever seo
    whatever sep -
    make sure you add that space between seo and the space though, because google doesnlt like it.
    im a little trashed so i may be wrong
     
  7. martasanto45

    martasanto45 BANNED BANNED

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    this is your best shot.. but the "-" is not a problem so just go with that
     
  8. thesmashge

    thesmashge Power Member

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    I agree with the 'descriptiveworkKEYWORD1KEYWORDS2.com' thing...

    But many times i have noticed that when searching in google the exact match keyworded domains are ranked at the top....Anybody to my support in this argument?
     
  9. bangus

    bangus Newbie

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    dont buy it. choose other word.
     
  10. thedmtic

    thedmtic BANNED BANNED

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    hyphen is ok

    check "Hosting Review" that work fine with hyphen.
     
  11. shadowfax

    shadowfax Power Member

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    Hyphen is not a problem.. I have used it in many domains and they have good rankings...
     
  12. zSpyderx

    zSpyderx Junior Member

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    Hyphens won't hurt you. Just for a business site while your on the phone imagine saying keyword hyphen keyword all the time instead of keyword1keyword2.com......... But hyphens don't hurt. Go for it
     
  13. dizz

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    really this is the best we can do? they are right hyphens suck but u can choose a better domain name one thats not so long.
     
  14. UNdefy

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    Hypens don't affect your SERPS, just make it trickier for people to type in. So if you're going to need people to type your domain in, it's best not to have hyphens, but Big G doesn't penalize for them.

    ~UNdefy
     
  15. userlogsin

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    Hey Guys the question still remains...Does a hyphen affect SEO and SERPS?
    Can somebody answer that. I too have the same problem but i decided to dive in earlier but jut want to get more insight on this.
     
  16. Micallef

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    I have been number 1 with 4 different hyphenated domains. It has no effect on serps.
     
  17. wakkaoaka

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    backlinks are more important than your domain name. I dont think a hyphen would get penalised, ive seen plenty hyphenated domains ranked number one with sitelinks in google as well. I would just hyphenate it, but then again having .org isnt bad either.
     
  18. mx_headroom

    mx_headroom Newbie

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    Yeah there is no penalty for hyphens, the only issue arises when someone comes to your site, doesn't bookmark just remembers the site name, then enters keyword1keyword2.com in their address bar. They go to some other schmucks site.