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. (C O) M or . (N E )T ?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by techno1, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. techno1

    techno1 Newbie

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    Hey guys, I'm looking to buy a new domain at the moment, and I was wondering if you guys could tell me if there is much difference between . (n e) t and . (c o) m if we're talking about search rankings and the rest... does google prefer . (co)m over . (ne)t?
    Would love to hear your suggestions!
    Thanks
     
  2. aakon7

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    Always go with .com if possible not really for Google but because of branding and direct traffic
     
  3. The Nix

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    Just go with .com

    Only consider .net when .com is no longer available. :)
     
  4. techno1

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    the .(co)m domain is taken but the .(ne)t is not taken... so should i just go with the .(ne)t or change the domain name around a bit?
     
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    As the others have said, no difference in regards to SEO but .com is more brandable.
     
  6. techno1

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    okay thanks for your advice! btw is 10gbs of disk space enough for a website which purely posts pictures as its main content?
     
  7. techno1

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    okay thanks for your advice! btw is 10gbs of disk space enough for a website which purely posts pictures as its main content?
     
  8. Glenn BH

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    It really depends on how many images you want to post :) Anyway, disk space is one of the cheapest things these days.
     
  9. sterrific

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    1. com
    2. net
    3. org
    4. me
     
  10. KeyzDT

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    good order. I just picked up my first .org the other day. first time .net failed me hahah....I rarely pull .coms
     
  11. chocoholic

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    agree with everyone else. always go with (co)m.... most companies use (co)m and don't care about (ne)t
     
  12. OldSchooler

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    .com is king. .co is a good choice these days as an alternative brand play - I see more and more start-ups turning to it.. .net, .org, .me these are great alternative to .coms as well. .info, .biz are decent when you're looking for a Domain to build out for SERP originating traffic.