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  1. Search Engine Forums Spotlight

    Google's report: 'We've had some issues with our 'site:' operator not returning appropriate results when used with hyphenated it's quite likely that much of the falloff you've seen is thankfully illusory.

  2. Daily SearchCast, May 23, 2006: Google Removes Sites Over Hate Speech From News; Google Bug Makes Your Site Seem To Disappear; MSN Gives ODP Description Opt-Out (Hurray!) & More!

    Click Fraud Bot Exploiting 34,000 PCs few bugs that affected the site: operator" include using the site command with a trailing slash ( or trying it on a hyphenated domain name (

  3. Google Dance Case Studies

    If any search engine is looking for a sign that a site may be highly optimized, multi-hyphenated URLs are a sure sign. Google has expressly said that it doesn't penalize for hyphenated URLs in the past and once again recently in public forums, so...

  4. Local Search Part 5: Citysearch Brings Local To Searchers & Merchants

    Promotion Tip: Are Hyphenated Domain Names A Good Buy? Click here to learn more about becoming a member At the beginning of my series on local searching, I mentioned Citysearch as one of the search companies fueling the current flurry of activity...