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Abbreviations hurt?

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by sandie, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. sandie

    sandie Membership: Community

    Jan 27, 2009
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    Hi all,

    I’m new to all this so please be kind :)
    Haven’t really thought about domaining as such but have purchased a few domains in support of my online activities and just wondering what peoples thoughts are on using abbreviations in domain names, does it hurt the value?

    One example that comes to mind is “photog” in place of photographer. Watching CNN the other night and for the whole story the photographer was referred to as the photog. I found it bizarre.

    Last edited: Jan 27, 2009
  2. DnEbook

    DnEbook Membership: VIP

    Jun 26, 2008
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    i saw a car with propvid.tv on the side , i ended up saying hello and said i had realestatesearch.tv , i guess i am biased but i liked mine better even if longer , i have never heard to term you are using as an example , so to me i would not reg it

    but i had never heard of google either

    slightly off topic i am maybe going to set up a fun blog called worldne.ws (domain hack name)

    interesting topic though