New answers tagged top-level-domains
Get both domains and redirect com.uy to .uy. I agree with you that shorter is better, even though Uruguayans are used to the long version. The same goes for co.uk and .uk. While objectively .uk is the better version, it only came out this year making it unfamiliar to users.
I really like the fact that you can have meaning on the right side of the dot. While surely you're not literally a ninja, you could be the ninja in your field, so it helps support what you want to communicate. I think we've still blinded ourselves regarding the use of .com, .net, .info, .biz etc., since they don't have any practical meaning. Surely ...
Officially Google treats all TLDs similar. But that also means that the uncommon TLD is not worse than .com. A URL has little value for SEO, but there are some other important points which can signify that you will rank higher. If you can get keyword.uncommonTLD instead of a second rate .com (e.g. GetKeyword.com or MyKeyword.com): Click through rate: If you ...
I don't know if my answer comes too late but stick with .email. Before Google registered abc.xyz, most .xyz registrations were either imposed to clients of some big registrars - given for free - or sold for USD 1 to Chinese customers. The agenda was clear. Make .xyz seem like the no. 1 new TLD by inflating the numbers. I'm a big fan boy of the new more ...
To answer your question, it's absolutely safe to use any valid domain extension you wish. Any email validator that restricts .email is simply built wrong. While many of them actually are built incorrectly, most of these are limited to very small, custom use-cases, and likely wouldn't affect your use of mission-critical applications (e.g. I would highly doubt ...
I wouldn't be surprised if there are more .com sites with strong rankings than there are .co sites. But you should remember that: there are far more .com sites out there .com has been on general availability for much longer, so we would expect some very strong websites to have emerged over time So although you may see fewer .co sites with strong ...
Google's page on this is here. In short, they claim that all a TLD is used for is to help with the geo-targeting. Geo-targeting does have SEO benefit if you are based in a specific country, as results are localised.
As someone who has had similar trouble, I feel your pain. The only thing I could do was offer alternative domain names based on .co.uk or .com. Unless that domain has significant traffic, I think alternative domains are usually the best option. Post here if you find the owner, I want to know how this ends.
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