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7:36 am on Apr 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

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I have registered xx-keyword.com and xxkeyword.com where xx is a common word "we" to further complicate thing "we" the next two letters make a common word "were" and the last three letter make a word. Which ever one I use I will forward the other one to it.

So my question is what one do I setup and use as the real domain name for inbound links and the such.

3:54 pm on Apr 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

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I'd go with the one without the slash as main name, that's what people attemt first when typing in the url directly.
12:46 am on Apr 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

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I don't see any reason to use the one with the dash at all. Let it expire and save some money.
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On second thought. I have a domain name that is several words without slashes, that's just the conventional urlspeak as it is now. The version with slashes seem's a more correct form of written language though. As it is now google does not seem to care which version it is but who can tell about all search engines? Perhaps some of them use (or will use) the slashes to read the url's keywords.
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I don't see any reason to use the one with the dash at all. Let it expire and save some money.

That's sure not the advice I'd give!

Ten bucks a year to register an extra domain is cheap insurance to protect your brand and keep it out of the hands of copycat competitors or squatters.