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What do you think of .guru domains?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Security Tester, Dec 24, 2016.

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I think .guru domains...

  1. are professional and add authority to your site

    4 vote(s)
    22.2%
  2. are unprofessional and should not be used

    12 vote(s)
    66.7%
  3. none of the above

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  1. Security Tester

    Security Tester Regular Member

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    Hey guys!

    I was wondering what your opinion is on .guru domain names. Would they be a good choice for Amazon affiliate sites? I have the feeling it adds some authority, but at the same time I don't see many people using it.

    So, what's your opinion?

    ~ Wolf
     
  2. elavmunretea

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    I am guru so i like it.
     
  5. shifubill

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    There is some research showing that the more expensive nTLDs give a slight edge in SERPs. .guru's yearly price is $23, but the first year is discounted on some registrars making it close to the price of a .com. Hard to say how much it would help over a .com. I'd say go for it if you find a really good domain and it has something to do with being a expert. Other than that, I would go with something more traditional or relevant.
     
  6. Security Tester

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    Hahaha nice one :D

    What the hell is WSO? o_O

    Relatable ;)

    It really talks about being an expert, but idk, I will look at some different domains!

    Thanks for the responses though, @all!
     
  7. Sam Green

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    just a personal opinion, but i personally think it makes a site more sketchy and if it's an affiliate site trying to get me to buy something "sketchy" isn't good.
     
  8. LuckyCharm007

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    Fact please. Stating that "there's a research somewhere" means nothing to most of us. Back up your claim or back down.
     
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  9. Security Tester

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    Yeah that's exactly what I was scared for. Thanks for confirming though!
     
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    iamafucking.guru would be nice :)
     
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  11. LuckyCharm007

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  12. Security Tester

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    lol, iamafucking litterally only has .guru taken!
     
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  13. Security Tester

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    It isn't ;)
     
  14. shifubill

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    Warrior Special Offer, it's a thing at another forum for buying products from "gurus". Like the BSOs here, only less good.
     
  15. Security Tester

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    Ah I see.
     
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    UPDATE: I went with a .com domain, but it has guru in the domain name ;)
     
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    another marketing gimmik, these will die like .mobi