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Domain name questions

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by ewaffles, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. ewaffles

    ewaffles Junior Member

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    Hey guys!

    I have a couple of questions I hope you don't mind answering. I am new to IM so bare with me.

    Basically, I have indentified a potential keyword. It has 3,600 global and 720 local searches a month, with low competition and looking at the competition I think I can place first page. Do you think it's worth pursuing or is 3,600 global searches too low? This will be my first real venture, and will be monetizing with content locker and CPA.

    Now onto my main question. d.o.t.c.o.m. EMD is taken (it's just parked, apparently regged to godaddy and saying they can get it for you for £50), but the .co.uk, .org and .net are available. Out of these 3, which one is the best domain to get?

    Thanks in advance for any help, it's greatly appreciated.

    Ewaffles
     
  2. GimmeMoney

    GimmeMoney Regular Member

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    Whether 3600 searches per month is enough or not depends on how much money you can make on average from every visitor that comes your site. If your keyword is about car insurance, 3600 searches is definitely worth pursuing. If your keyword is about Britney Spears, it's not worth pursuing. Also, you mean 3600 exact match searches and not broad match searches right?

    .org or .net is a toss up. Choose one of them.
     
  3. Junkfood00

    Junkfood00 Elite Member

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    For the domain, I'd say register both of the domains, .net and .org, because then when people come to see which ones are available and find none, they get frustrated and leave the keyword. :p
     
  4. SmileAtmyWins

    SmileAtmyWins BANNED BANNED

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    For the domain, I'd suggest buying the .net. I have always had a better success rate ranking .net's than .org's. But nthat was just my experience.
     
  5. ewaffles

    ewaffles Junior Member

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    Thanks for advice :)

    It is 3,600 EXACT matches, and theres also very similar variations which have 2-5k exact searches too.

    Good idea about purchasing both :)
     
  6. naturalbornthriller

    naturalbornthriller BANNED BANNED

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    I would say the .org would give you more credibility. The .co.uk would only be helpful if your CPA offers are targeted to people in the UK. The .net is still pretty decent. All of them should be fine, or you could try to find a better .com domain name to still attract people within that niche.