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using non .com domains

using non .com domains

Startup Space / General · April 3, 2019 at 7:54am

Hey guys, what do you think about using non .com domains, do you think it hurts the business in any way? Is there any way to tell? Are there any statistics? Thanks!

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April 3, 2019 at 6:21pm

most of domains i have are .com and if .com is not available, i instantly check .co or even .io which is kind a expensive

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    April 4, 2019 at 8:48am

    It depends on the business you run. My agency use .art (digital design studio) and i think it works perfectly.

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      there is belief in SEO industry that .com, .net, .org have more value in search engines over others TLD's.

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        April 4, 2019 at 8:27pm

        thanks guys

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          April 15, 2019 at 11:53pm

          @uxbites Totally depends on your product and go to market strategy. If you're a mobile app, it's more important to optimize for the App Store than Google Search - so the TLD is less important than the name. If you're working on a SaaS product, the TLD is more important because it's probably part of the app experience, and people are going to type it in - so some of the more obscure TLDs could be detrimental.

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            May 19, 2019 at 10:50pm

            I think you could put .me for self-promotional websites.

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              I think you could put .me for self-promotional websites.

                indeed. Even .im is good for it

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                  .im can be like I am or even represent Internet Marketing

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                    July 25, 2019 at 4:58pm

                    imo People start with searching in most cases.

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                      September 23, 2019 at 11:28am

                      For general, .com is more open to global market. But, try local domain if your business for local, since the price is chepeast

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                        November 1, 2019 at 4:38pm

                        Found this related , so I wanted to share :D

                        when .com domain is not available

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                          March 5, 2020 at 4:10pm

                          i think that depends on your product or service

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                            April 4, 2020 at 2:03am

                            my opinion is depend on product/website which you want to make. i think .com is most useful domain in internet world so basically depend on business

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