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Choosing Right Domain Extension

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by itsromanorc, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    I'm just wondering would you go for a (.com) or local domain extension example (.co.uk) etc for a business that can deliver services locally but also for international users.

    The reason I'm asking is because what if the business website also has a blog and you don't want to just target local readers but worldwide readers also. Will that cause an effect?
     
  2. guillaumemcom

    guillaumemcom Registered Member

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    For worldwide ranking i would go with .com, but is the business will really target international users, or is it just a possibility ?
     
  3. EatSleepSEO

    EatSleepSEO BANNED BANNED

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    Always go with a ".Com" whenever possible, it's still the most authoritative domain extension available and will help your brand/company look more reputable.
     
  4. accelerator_dd

    accelerator_dd Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    If its local only, i'd say a local TLD. Any other case, just go with .com.
     
  5. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    I'm really thinking of going for a (.com) extension even though it's going to be a local business because just like you guys said, it does fit better.

    I'm just hoping local businesses/clients don't shy away because they might think it's a business in another country because of the extension
     
  6. and5rey

    and5rey Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You could use both: .com for the global business and local TLD for your country. And you can connect these 2 websites between each other.
     
  7. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    So a (.com) and local tld...

    I'm not too sure about that
     
  8. Seowarlords

    Seowarlords Junior Member

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    Domain reputation is a lot more vital than the domain extension. If I were in your shoes, I would go through the web archive records first.