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SEO/Marketing - .com or .net

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by billyd, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. billyd

    billyd Regular Member

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    I have a .net for a non-SEO term. Competition isn't high but I kinda like the ring for it. However the .com is already taken and might try to get it. How important is it to get in terms of SEO, marketing and traffic? My site should get 25% direct landings so I want to make sure the name works.
     
  2. Moogle!

    Moogle! Regular Member

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    It doesn't matter (.com .net and .org) ranks the same.
     
  3. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Doesn't matter really but personally i have found that .org seems to rank slightly better than .net for whatever reason when .com is unavailable.
     
  4. billyd

    billyd Regular Member

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    The big thing too is that, should I consider a .com name? People are using to typing in almost any name .com more than .net or .org.
     
  5. ilanru

    ilanru BANNED BANNED

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    .com, focus on how to rank your site!
     
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    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    My choice would be .com , .net , or .org in that order.
     
  7. billyd

    billyd Regular Member

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    Should I forget a .net name in favor of a .com name? The domain name does not super influence the SEO.