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    Outsourced Program Manager Nick Prussakov's Avatar
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    Question TheAbcShop.com or Abc-Shop.com?
    Please let me know your opinion on which domain name to choose.

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    I think a hyphen makes it more difficult to type.

    I like the one without the hyphen

    You can evaluate a domain name here: http://www.swiftappraisal.com/step1.php

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    Thanks best123! Here are the other options I'm considering:

    Gadgets4u.com
    Gadgets4all.com
    GadgetsPlace.com
    BuyGadgets.com
    GetGadgets.com
    BestGadgets.com
    GadgetsWorld.com
    MyGadgets.com

    Any input is appreciated!

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    I, too, prefer no hyphen.

    Of these:

    Gadgets4u.com
    Gadgets4all.com
    GadgetsPlace.com
    BuyGadgets.com
    GetGadgets.com
    BestGadgets.com
    GadgetsWorld.com

    I like Buy Gadgets.com and Gadgetsplace.com although I'd prefer GadgetPlace.com (without the "s")
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    Yup those are good suggestions. Definitely don't go for domain names with numbers in them, i feel that numbers in a domain name make it look a bit spammy.

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    Thank you Rexanne and best123! I like GadgetPlace myself. Guess that this is what I'm gonna choose in the end. However, others are welcome to comment on the topic!

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    hi nick...if you are looking at SEO point of view then a domain with hypen in it makes sense but if you are looking at a brandable domain name then without hypen is always prefered....btw i like BestGadgets.com as normally while searching for gadgets people use words like best, cool, latest, unique, new...

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    I am getting away from using hyphens myself in domain names. As for the gadget domains I would say none. Have you ever typed the word "gadget" into a search engine. I know I havent or ever would. Users are much more specific on what they are looking for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nyfalcon
    I am getting away from using hyphens myself in domain names. As for the gadget domains I would say none. Have you ever typed the word "gadget" into a search engine. I know I havent or ever would. Users are much more specific on what they are looking for.

    Just my opinion
    I agree.

    Also drop the numbers, drop the hyphen. I also dislike "buy" and "get" in domain names. Sounds to me like a hawker on the midway............then again, do you want classy or trashy. Both work in their own way...........

    I am not keen on the word "gadget" but from your list, I would vote for "gadgetworld".

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    Thanks for your input guys! It's very useful and very much appreciated. However, I guess the word "gadget" has misled all of you. I've just used it randomly to make up a combination. Anyway, from what I've read so far the potential best names appear to be:

    GadgetPlace.com
    GadgetsWorld.com
    and TheGadgetShop.com

    I quite like all of them. Would anyone have an advice as to what to choose? I'm looking for a more "brandable" domain name, as noted by id2k.

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    As for the gadget domains I would say none. Have you ever typed the word "gadget" into a search engine. I know I havent or ever would. Users are much more specific on what they are looking for.
    well i agree users are much more specific about what they are looking for, but then a doamin name is used to describe the nature of the site/business or in some cases the various product it carries related to that domain name...so i guess domain name with the word gadget is pretty ok if the site is going to sell various kind of elctronic gadgets/products....

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    While some of us may never have searched for the term gadget, according to WordTracker lots of others do

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick - AM Navigator
    Please let me know your opinion on which domain name to choose.
    Nick, I've read that for SEO purposes a name without a hyphen is best.

    Two of my domain names include hyphens and from experience I find that given the name "shop-place.com" engines will find my site with searches for "shop.com" and "place.com."

    Perhaps the best bet is without the hyphen, but I had other reasons for using a hyphen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick - AM Navigator
    Thanks for your input guys! It's very useful and very much appreciated. However, I guess the word "gadget" has misled all of you. I've just used it randomly to make up a combination. Anyway, from what I've read so far the potential best names appear to be:

    GadgetPlace.com
    GadgetsWorld.com
    and TheGadgetShop.com

    I quite like all of them. Would anyone have an advice as to what to choose? I'm looking for a more "brandable" domain name, as noted by id2k.

    If you're looking for more "brandable" names, maybe you should consider something that may not necessarily reflect your product - but a name that can't be forgotten too easily (or worse, confused with the other thousand similar ones out there). Think "TuCows" or "DogPile" or "Amazon", etc.

    Also, here's a little bit of info on hyphens (somewhat out of context), and some pretty interesting comments/discussions regarding them... http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/004207.html

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    Thanks again to every one of you. Great response from a part of ABW community!

    Rhia, thanks for sharing your personal experience and MoneyBusiness - for an interesting link!

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    I always go for no hyphens at all and always dot com. You can SEO any type of domain/site but with a something.com it's better for branding and offline advertising as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cera
    inspector gadget porn 89.0 /day
    Oh that's just wrong!
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    lmao - can't imagine there's a niche for that! (ignorrance is bliss)

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