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Question regarding domain name.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by blackice666, May 24, 2011.

  1. blackice666

    blackice666 Newbie

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    Hi all,

    I'm going to build a niche site, and i need to choose e domain. I found an available domain that includes both of my keywords:

    keyword1 - keyword2 .net

    Is there any downside using the "-" in between?

    Thanx :)
     
  2. ContentCreation

    ContentCreation BANNED BANNED

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    In this forum you will get 50% saying it does matter, and 50% saying it doesnt. Personally to me, it doesnt matter at all. Obviously a EMD with no - would be better for type in trafic and will be worth more, but you see websites domains which have absolutely no relevance to the content, ranking number 1 for certain keywords.

    Its all about the SEO man!
     
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  3. blackice666

    blackice666 Newbie

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    Thanx for the info.

    I'm going with it then.

    However, now I'm noticing that i posted on the wrong forum :(

    Regards, and thanx again :)
     
  4. redpill

    redpill Junior Member Premium Member

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    the dash is sometimes even better than the domains w/ no dash depending on the domain... expertsexchange.com is a good example.. ha.

    expert sex change or experts exchange

    that's why they added the dash...
     
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  5. rankore

    rankore Junior Member

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    "-" is one of those characters that Google and other search engines will ignore. Makes no difference.
     
  6. tom_socal

    tom_socal Newbie

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    for one of my sites im going to develop i think using the dash will help. the domain is OFF-ROADINDUSTRYCOM. (but i do also own OFFROADINDUSTRYcom) another dash domain i own is GOPRO-HDNET. this one i wanted the dash because of the name of the product.
    i think either way in the end it wont matter. i have been building websites for the last 15+ years and as long as my se stuff was done rite i could not tell the difference.

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    thats funny.... i cant do any tld's after my domains. guess its because im new here.
     
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  7. asnasium

    asnasium Newbie

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    I haven't seen any issues with '-' domains.