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    Which type of domain is best (.com or .co.uk)


    Which type of domain is best (.com or .co.uk)

    My ecommerce site has a .co.uk domain name and because we sell world wide I am wondering if it will achieve better ranking if I had a .com domain name instead.

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    Lets say I owned domain.co.uk and domain.com and assuming that both had identical websites, were optimized identically, received identical links and there was no other difference between them, would the .com achieve any preference from search engines than the .co.uk?

    Would there be any SERP advantage to using the domain.com address?

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    Jimbob
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    Originally Posted by Jimbob
    Which type of domain is best (.com or .co.uk)

    My ecommerce site has a .co.uk domain name and because we sell world wide I am wondering if it will achieve better ranking if I had a .com domain name instead.

    Example

    Lets say I owned domain.co.uk and domain.com and assuming that both had identical websites, were optimized identically, received identical links and there was no other difference between them, would the .com achieve any preference from search engines than the .co.uk?

    Would there be any SERP advantage to using the domain.com address?

    Thanks

    Jimbob
    No... The .co.uk may do better in uk and the .com may do better in US but realy it mainly depends on other factors ( the sceniro you give is never true). world wide .com is more remberable for return traffic but this day and age people used to mainsream country extesions like .co.uk if you have a good domain name (easy to brand) would not worry about changing it IMO.
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