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Does it have any disadvantage if I use .net or .info instead of mydomain.com

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by spiider, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. spiider

    spiider Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Does it have any disadvantage if I use "mydomain.net" or "mydomain.info" instead of "mydomain.com"?
     
  2. mate73

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    Yes it does. Google gives .COM higher authority but you can still outrank .COM with .NET and .INFO by building links.
     
  3. bigbiffs

    bigbiffs Newbie

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    I have an info domain that ranks pretty high
     
  4. loamigad

    loamigad Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    No,edit: Traffics Pain might be right thou, the click through or simply trust rate might be lower on a info. Never tested that.
    The only instance iv'e found it makes a difference is country specific tlds.
     
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  5. Traffics Pain

    Traffics Pain Newbie

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    I tend to agree that generally the extension has little effect on serps. It doesn't control the quality of the site. Where it may make a % difference is in click throughs tho as people tend to prefer the generic .coms
     
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    I personally stick to .com's first and then use .net or .org. I never use .info as it has a spammy reputation.
     
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