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Domain name: with or without dash? Platypus msg:4246971 9:48 am on Dec 29, 2010 (gmt 0) I'm considering a new domain name consisting of two words, and wondering if it's better to insert a dash or not. When registering the actual name, I'll register both domains obviously, having one redirect to the other. But what would be best to use as 'main' domain? [ edited by: Webwork at 1:27 pm (utc) on Dec 30, 2010] [edit reason] Hyphenated domains is a concept that doesn't require examples, fictional or not [/edit]
ankurgel msg:4246977 10:35 am on Dec 29, 2010 (gmt 0)
the domain without the dash is always better. Unless you have pretty famous and stable brand, going with a domain with a dash (-) in it is "No NO" in my opinion. Other reason for not going with a dash is that it becomes easy to pass to some arbitrary person or makes it easier to type in a flow without giving a brief pause for putting - .