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.net or .org - which is easier to rank?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by al_pacino, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. al_pacino

    al_pacino Junior Member

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    I want to buy 2 domains, one for my money site used for affiliate marketing and one for my company (like an online business card, more like a presentation site of my business). For both domains only the .net and the .org are available. I would choose either .net for bot of them, either .org, but I don't know which one would rank better, so what would you advise me?
     
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    Domain extensions make little to no difference for ranking.

    Think of other ways to compare like branding, memorability, etc.
     
  3. al_pacino

    al_pacino Junior Member

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    And just to mention, my business presentation website, has a name related to the niche, being a general one, it is not personalized, so it's not my company name or something...
     
  4. al_pacino

    al_pacino Junior Member

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    Then which one would inspire people more trust - a .net or a .org? And which of them is easier to remember?
     
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    jascoken Senior Member

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    There's really nothing in it...

    Some people view .net as more tech oriented, and some think .org makes you sound more institutional.

    I presume the .com isn't available? If it's used, check that you're not going to be getting confused with him. Especially if you're trying to build some kind of brand/name.
     
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  6. Nookie Monster

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    ^^^ This

    Try running your desired name through Lean Domain Search and see what ideas it gives you.