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What will be better use hyphen or add word on new domain?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by extra, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. extra

    extra Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi
    What you guys will be better for seo
    I want to buy longtail domain but it already taken so im thinking what will be better using hyphen in the domain or adding keywords in front or end of the domain
    Thanks
     
  2. chief99

    chief99 Junior Member

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    Using hyphen in the domain has always worked better for me but I think it could be different for each person and the level of competition they are going against for that niche.
     
  3. extra

    extra Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Im afraid that google consider my site as spam because of the hyphen
     
  4. chrisnkay

    chrisnkay Junior Member

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    Pick a different keyword. If you have to resort to adding words or hyphens, you will be better off looking for another keyword. If it is a long tail and there is enough competition that you have to resort to this, the keyword will probably be too hard for you to rank for or make any money. Just my 2 cents.
     
  5. Fathom

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    Acording to seomoz, correlation data shows that hyphens in the domain name is a negative ranking factor: hxxp://w3.seomoz.org/blog/googles-negative-ranking-factors-whiteboard-friday

    Here's an idea, a lot of keyword domains have gone, but if you buy a .co instead of a .com, it's usually available.

    Fathom