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the power of .co.uk

Discussion in 'Domain Research' started by jacal1, Mar 9, 2007.

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  1. jacal1

    jacal1 Active Member

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    I just want to make sure I have this right:

    If I am a consumer in the UK, looking to buy something, the .co.uk carries more authority than .net, correct?

    In other words, if I am starting a mobilephone business, and mobilephones.net and mobilephones.co.uk are both available, doesn't the .co.uk carry much more status and prestige to the consumer in England?
     
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    grantw Well-Known Member

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    yes.....................
     
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    retired_member6 Banned

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    Yes and no, it depends what you're offering, longer term you'll get found out if you're lacking on .co.uk over the .net. Ask parking pages what they get over best business on .net it's the offering that matters, once a user lands, they may well not come back unless they're drunk.
     
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    Also if you search for UK sites on aol it only brings up websites ending in .uk!
     
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    bensd Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    If your target market is the Uk then yes!

    A very high percentage of the UK will type .co.uk first before other tlds
     
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