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SEO spacing question for titles and urls

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DebbieSprules, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    OK keyword is BMW Service

    Can the url be

    /bmw service
    or
    /bmwservice
    or
    /bmw-service

    If someone types bmw service into google...

    Google recommend that seperating words you must use a hyphen?

    but what if that word can be interpreted two ways

    voiceovers
    or
    voice overs

    you see?
     
  2. thisismymp3

    thisismymp3 Power Member

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    i dont think you can have a space in a url, i would say bmwservice is best maybe if you relate to treating the url like buying a domain? wouldnt you buy bmwservice.com over bmw-service.com ? i dont know who knows really both may work the same with the dash too bmw-service
     
  3. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    No not sure you are right I think google recommends dashes for keywords that are two words... i think the urls might have a different rule certainly because there are words which can be split into two as shown in my example so google needs to know how to differentiate right?
     
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    ipopbb Power Member

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    dashes...


    if you are targeting loose searches (which are most common) use dashes

    Search: bmw service
    Search Meaning: find pages that match for bmw and/or service
    Tuning: dash, bmw-service, dash tells google they are separate individual terms (comma does too)

    Search: "bmw service"
    Search Meaning: find pages that match the phrase "bmw service"
    Tuning: underscore, bmw_service, underscore tells google the words make a larger phrase.
     
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    thedorf Senior Member

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    use the dash to separate keywords in urls, in titles use a space
     
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