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If .COM EMD was taken...

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by twisted_one, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. twisted_one

    twisted_one Regular Member

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    what would you choose?

    .NET or .ORG ? and why?
     
  2. joricam

    joricam Junior Member

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    it's irrelevant, choose any.
     
  3. toughtrasher

    toughtrasher Senior Member

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    I've always chosen .ORG's because they just seem a whole ton better.
    I hardly see any .NET websites nowadays. But, it's your choice really. I just recommend .ORG as it's more common and easier to remember.
     
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  4. Calculons

    Calculons Junior Member

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    Whatever suits you.

    I usually go for .net before .org

    Just personal preference I guess

    Don't think it matters much really

    I've also been trying to compare my .net vs .org emd's for sites with same search volume and rank, both seem to bring same amount of visitors
     
  5. SmileAtmyWins

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    Go for .net before .org. Iv seen TLD's go primarily like this: .Com -> .Net -> .Org -> .Co
     
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  6. rozzi

    rozzi Newbie

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    From a visitor point of view, all things being equal, if I saw both .org and .net of the same name on the same page of serps, I would most likely click .org

    I blame this thinking on .org being an abbreviation of organisation, coming across as more legit/authoritive. There is no proof that it is, just my thoughts on perspective from a visitor point of view.
     
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  7. findecko

    findecko Junior Member

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    i would chose .net
     
  8. Maja92

    Maja92 Regular Member

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    Google likes .org more. Don't dispute or ask any questions, just trust me, lol. Choose .org :)
     
  9. ShadeDream

    ShadeDream Elite Member

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    Get them both and use the one whichever suites your niche best. If it's an informative topic the .org could make the audience feel more trusting towards your site. Or you could build sites on both of them and take over the serps. Just remember not to host them on the same server/ip/etc.
     
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  10. toughtrasher

    toughtrasher Senior Member

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    In my experience, when I remember the name of a website, I usually remember that it's a .COM. If not, then it's a .ORG.

    I'm not sure if anyone else remembers websites like me, but this is the way it goes for me:
    .COM >> .ORG >> .NET >> .CO >> Anything else.
    My 2 cents. ;) again
     
  11. Troshi

    Troshi Senior Member

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    I'd honestly think .info would come after ORG unless you were branding
     
  12. CWFire

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    I would go with a .org or a .co.uk but that only works if your from the UK
     
  13. keiko

    keiko Registered Member

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    I'll take .org but it's up to you. There is no really big differences.
     
  14. mike007

    mike007 Regular Member

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    Personally I will go for .net but both should have not much differences in terms of SEO.
     
  15. maxonix

    maxonix Junior Member

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    It doesn't matter really if you choose either .net or .org.

    Sometimes the domain sounds and looks better using one or the other extension. If you're not branding a domain or website then the .com domain is not really that important. And either of these two extension will work in regards to ranking online.

    But if you really want the .com then you should contact the owner and make them an offer they can't refuse. Don't forget to use escrow if its a large online transaction.

    Cheers