MBA2005 Q&A Wednesday: Do I need a .com for my website?

Is a  dot-com better than a dot-co or dot-anything else?

The right .com domain name — as in the one that best matches your brand name — can be hard to come by. But with so many other options, what’s the big deal about .coms anyway?

It’s Q&A Wednesday, and we’ve got a listener with a content business (a blog and paid newsletter) who can’t get their hands on the perfect .com domain. Should they suck it up and pay whatever it costs, or accept a .whatever? 

Will an alternative suffix hurt traffic or SEO?

In this episode, we dissect the difference between the dots, and share our advice on what to do when the dot com of your dreams is a little out of reach. Click Play!


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