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Short .net or longer .com?

Discussion in 'Domain Names' started by MarkusTenghamn, Oct 1, 2010.

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    Ok I have been wondering about this, currently I have been using blurple dot net and it was working ok but I don't have the dot com. So would it be better for me to use blurplehosting dot com instead since it is a .com?

    Just wanted some thoughts on this, thanks!
     
    MarkusTenghamn, Oct 1, 2010 IP
  2. aime

    aime Greenhorn

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    yes I think its better than using dot con than net, more visible in search engine and looks familiar
     
    aime, Oct 1, 2010 IP
  3. Ibn Juferi

    Ibn Juferi Notable Member

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    I suggest using shorter .net domain, its better if people want to remember.
     
    Ibn Juferi, Oct 1, 2010 IP
  4. mirul

    mirul Active Member

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    blurplehosting dot com is better than blurple dot net IMHO :)
     
    mirul, Oct 2, 2010 IP
  5. David Spurlock

    David Spurlock Member

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    #5
    the extension makes no difference to the search engines people.
     
    David Spurlock, Oct 2, 2010 IP
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    debdaz Peon

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    Davids right....however .com is always #1 #2 is .net #3 is .org
     
    debdaz, Oct 2, 2010 IP
  7. rosn007

    rosn007 Well-Known Member

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    As you will have to start from scratch with blurplehosting(dot)com, I'd suggest you to stick to blurple although .com is comparatively better than .net.
     
    rosn007, Oct 2, 2010 IP
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    Hoster1983 Active Member

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    Depends...
    If you going for a name that you want people to remember easily, go for the shorter .net.
    If you going for keyword richness in the domain name, then go with the longer .com.
     
    Hoster1983, Oct 4, 2010 IP
  9. delpi

    delpi Member

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    i suggest .com , because you have 2 good keywords in domain name....
     
    delpi, Oct 4, 2010 IP
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    veroxii Peon

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    I agree with some of the people above.... simply because it has the word hosting in there which will be nice and highlighted if you ever come up in the "hosting" serps. That said, why don't you just get both? ;-)
     
    veroxii, Oct 6, 2010 IP
  11. SiberForum

    SiberForum Active Member

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    My vote goes to the NET. That is quite used ones and that will be shorter so that would be really easy to remember.
     
    SiberForum, Oct 6, 2010 IP
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    Rocklau Peon

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    #12
    Dot com is better IMO
     
    Rocklau, Oct 6, 2010 IP
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    .com is always better than .net; the length of the domain name does not matter.
     
    snow, Oct 6, 2010 IP
  14. scifibabu

    scifibabu Peon

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    #14
    burplehosting.com sounds good than burple.net

    .com is what people first try out... why don't you have burple.com too ??
     
    scifibabu, Oct 6, 2010 IP
  15. Cheat

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    .Net is for networking, does your website have something to do with networking ? Are you an Internet provider ? Do you manage DNS or Host websites ?
     
    Cheat, Oct 6, 2010 IP
  16. MarkusTenghamn

    MarkusTenghamn Well-Known Member

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    Yep, manage dns and host websites

    Anyways, I think I will promote the .com in the future and keep the .net pointed to the site as well, thanks guys and gals
     
    MarkusTenghamn, Oct 6, 2010 IP