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.net or a .com domain name?

May 4, 2015 by VargheseAbraham
How does one decide whether to get a .net or a .com domain name? What are the branding implications (if any) of choosing .net versus .com?

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May 4, 2015 by necser
.com is better than .net form search engines respect prospective. your .com domain will have better chances to rank up higher in Google for the same SEO efforts than .net
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May 5, 2015 by ZNetLive
There is no stated rule about choosing a particular domain name for a particular type of site. Use of .NET is generally, but not limited to, companies providing network infrastructure/services. A .COM domain is not limited to any particular type of website, it’s almost universal in nature and has highest recall value among internet users. Definitely, getting a .COM domain is very good, if one is available that you are searching for.
 
The best alternative to a .COM domain are gTLDs. Generic TLDs (gTLDS) are newly introduced domains that perfectly describes the type/category of a site. Examples are .photos, .recipes, .guide, .software, etc. These domains also improve SEO value of a website and help featuring high in search engine results.

To learn more, read Advantages of New gTLDs https://blog.znetlive.com/new-gtlds-invest-in-the-right-domain-name-for-your-business-and-website/