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.com for UK business website

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by cozziola, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. cozziola

    cozziola Regular Member

    May 20, 2014
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    I want to create a new website for a uk business. The problem i am facing is i don't want to use my real name and address and nominet will possible close the domain down if i use fake details.

    One way to combat this is to use .com and whois privacy.

    All my competitors that i will be trying to outrank have .co.uk extensions.

    Will my site find it harder to rank with .com? I do plan on mentioning where the business is based on the website itself.
  2. selo

    selo Junior Member

    Jan 23, 2009
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    They will probably outrank you for local searches, yes. The trouble of getting a .co.uk domain is not that much - I'm sure you can find a way to get someone in the UK to own the domain for you.