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.CO Domains

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by jak19, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. jak19

    jak19 Elite Member

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    looking at buying a few .co domain names for a local venture, most of the .coms have gone but there are .net and orgs available

    this would be a commercial venture as something would be sold

    1. Are .co TLDs ok for this
    2. Can they be ranked in the same way as .coms?

    thanks
     
  2. kinotix

    kinotix Newbie

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    I would prefer .net to .co, and it's cheaper.
    Most people don't know .co and will misunderstand and think you are a .com
    causing you to loose traffic and even emails to the .com

    Composing your name with some prefix or suffix, but still using the well known .com, might be an alternative.
     
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  3. Oukast

    Oukast Senior Member

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    Sure they can be ranked just as well, but as mentioned above, there's a huge possibility of being mistaken as dotcom. Personally I don't see any reason to go for .co ever, as they're just "rip-off's" of dotcoms, so .net or .org would be a better choice. Or prefix/suffix.
     
  4. ajithrocksca

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  5. Tosmekop

    Tosmekop Supreme Member

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    I prefer .co to .com, personally. They rank the same, but it's just a personal preference.
     
  6. iglow

    iglow Elite Member

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    ive ranked .cos in pharmacy niche without issues.