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    • Starts: 50$
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    • Domain expires on April 5, 2018
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    • Auction ends on 5/24/2017 at 11pm Eastern Time (ET).
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    Google says it treats all gTLDs the same.

    As for ccTLDs, Google looks at them for the most part as being most relevant to the specific country. There are some exceptions with the ccTLDs where Google allows you to indicate what country your domain is aimed at. Here's a list of the ccTLDs that Google treats as generic:

    .ad – Andorra
    .as – American Samoa
    .bz – Belize
    .cc – Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    .cd – Democratic Republic of Congo
    .co – Colombia
    .dj – Djibouti
    .fm – Micronesia
    .io – British Indian Ocean Territory
    .la – Laos
    .me – Montenegro
    .ms – Micronesia
    .nu – Niue
    .sc – Seychelles
    .sr – Suriname
    .su – Soviet Union
    .tv – Tuvalu
    .tk – Tokelau
    .ws – Samoa

    These ccTLD extensions seem like they would be more valuable because Google treats them as generic.

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    The logic behind this list is that google believes that whoever develops sites on these domains wants to target globaltraining.

    For example, they believe that .io sites do not target the citizens of Indian ocean only. And they are right.

    About .us , they believe that whoever buys it wants to target the USA. So they treat it as a ccTLD as they should.

    I want to say this: ccTLDs give initially a SEO advantage over gTLDs for the country they target. So, between two sites and all other factors equal the ccTLD has the advantage for the specific country at SERPs. But really, Google algorithm is clever and from the language, the content, the backlinks and other factors they understand the country target. If for example the whole page content is written in Bulgarian, the Google knows which country is getting targeted. There is strong belief that the advantage of ccTLDs is not a lasting one, with time the gTLD can rank equally well for the specific country.

    About general TLDs, the good thing is that you can say to Google which country you want to target from their webconsole

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    Rise of .io domains:

    The reason .io domains are so valuable is because companies that use .io domains are known as being great at what they do. This blog post explains it well:

    “These new .io sites are almost artisanal in nature – small, well crafted and functional. It’s like a TLD for techies with taste.”

    They are also short, sound good, and .io domains perform well in Google’s search results. The reason for this is because they’ve been added to the geotargetable domains list.

    Microsoft bought Doc.io for $24,600, Elasticsearch just bought es.io for $30,000, cloud.io sold for $45,000 on Flippa, music.io sold on Flippa a couple weeks ago for $20,000, traffic.io sold on Flippa last week for $14,000, and fd.io, db.io, sports.io, mega.io, groups.io, etc.. recently sold for $10k+.

    Domain Name Holdings also reported that they sold a .io domain in Q2 of 2015 for 6-figures.

    A lot of the tech startups that use .io domains are now very successful businesses, further reinforcing the idea that companies that use .io domains are “in the know” and part of the sophisticated tech crowd.

    Check out just some of these examples:

    Iguaz.io lands $15M Series A
    Tuition.io and Test.io each raised $5M a couple of weeks ago
    Google acquired spider.io
    Easel.io was acquired by github last year
    Keen IO just raised $11.3 million
    Nitrous.io just closed a $6.65 million Series A round
    Ginger.io raised $6.5 million
    Tuition.io raised $6 million and manages over $1 billion in student loans
    Intercom raised $6 million
    Greenhouse raise $2.7 million
    kontakt.io raised $2 million
    Luma.io acquired by Instagram
    Rackspace acquires Exceptional.io
    And many more
    But it’s not only startups that use .io domains. Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are also buying .io domains.

    Microsoft snapped up Doc.io for $24,600. Google owns Coupons.io, Yahoo owns Player.io, and Disney owns go.io, amongst others.

    Even the US government is happy to use .io domains. And two US Presidential candidates are using .io domains – Hillary Clinton uses hrc.io and Mark Rubio uses rub.io!

    Blog posts have been written on the new-found popularity of .io domains. Such as this post: The Rise of .io Domain Names for APIs.

    Wikipedia also notes: “.io domains are popular with new startup companies.”

    Check out this list of all of the amazing companies built with .io domains.
     
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