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# 262069 3-Jan-2020 13:53
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I noticed that you have both domains for geekzone , .co.nz and .nz.  It seems they both point to .co.nz. I also observed that if you put geekzone into a search engine it lists .co.nz site only.

 

Can one gain any insight into whether it is better to have a .co.nz over a .nz (accepting that one should really just buy both if available)





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  # 2384615 3-Jan-2020 14:23
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michaelmurfy:

 

Personal preference.

 

 

Ok Thanks for the response 

 

More and more when checking domains to use where there is a choice of .co.nz and nz I choose the nz. My thinking is when adding social media @ballsnz looks better and shorter than @ballsconz.

 

 





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  # 2384711 3-Jan-2020 18:35
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You can only have one domain, otherwise multiple domains will be seem as copies of the original, reducing SEO value. Also advertising is run on a specific domain - leaving multiple domains showing ads would lead to a lot of page views with no revenue, unless listed with the ad service.

 

Because of this, you should have a single domain. If the name is important, sure register other domains and redirect everything, like I do.

 

And yes, www and non-www are different domains too. 





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gnfb:

 

michaelmurfy:

 

Personal preference.

 

 

Ok Thanks for the response 

 

More and more when checking domains to use where there is a choice of .co.nz and nz I choose the nz. My thinking is when adding social media @ballsnz looks better and shorter than @ballsconz.

 

 

I think I swing towards the other end of the spectrum. I think asdf.co.nz feels more established, and more respectable than asdf.nz. Form my work site, I also own both versions, and use redirection towards the co.nz version.




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  # 2384944 4-Jan-2020 12:15
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freitasm:

 

You can only have one domain, otherwise multiple domains will be see as copies of the original, reducing SEO value. Also advertising is run on a specific domain - leaving multiple domains showing ads would lead to a lot of page views with no revenue, unless listed with the ad service.

 

Because of this, you should have a single domain. If the name is important, sure register other domains and redirect everything, like I do.

 

And yes, www and non-www are different domains too. 

 

 

Thanx for the comprehensive reply I appreciate it.





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  # 2384946 4-Jan-2020 12:16
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Gurezaemon:

 

gnfb:

 

michaelmurfy:

 

Personal preference.

 

 

Ok Thanks for the response 

 

More and more when checking domains to use where there is a choice of .co.nz and nz I choose the nz. My thinking is when adding social media @ballsnz looks better and shorter than @ballsconz.

 

 

I think I swing towards the other end of the spectrum. I think asdf.co.nz feels more established, and more respectable than asdf.nz. Form my work site, I also own both versions, and use redirection towards the co.nz version.

 

 

It seems to be if you are serious you should get both...





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