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Will .co be another .biz?

Labeled as discuss in Domain Extensions, started by abstractdomainer, Mar 13, 2021

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  1. abstractdomainer

    abstractdomainer Top Contributor VIP Gold Account

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    .co names are hardly below $100. Whatever was good is either a premium name or has already been scooped up. In that context, do you think .co will die its own death?

    Or is there a way this extension would revive or stay the way it was meant to be?

    Sorry, I forgot, who buys .co? Is it an alternative to .COM, only shorter and hence the popularity?
     
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  2. DirkS

    DirkS Dutchman.info VIP

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  3. The Durfer

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    looks like company or county to me. for businesses that use county names.
     
  4. gotasale

    gotasale Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Bitcoins and cryptos are taking all the money invested online nowadays

    Even the dot com prices are affected

    .co is good product in a Bad market

    Before most ads ( how to make money online from websites )

    Now most ads ( buy cryptos and fly to the sky )

    It is very boring over here because I don't play the cryptos :cigar::grumpy:
     
  5. Steven McEvoy

    Steven McEvoy Top Contributor VIP

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    Yes.

    it is a temp solution until they can afford the .com...

    FYI I hope all these USA companies that our patriotic realize they're supporting another country.
     
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  6. Domain Search

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    .co is a country domain but nowadays many companies use .co for the company names.
     
  7. kite26

    kite26 Fearless Bird VIP

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    Of course not. Comparing ccTLD's with gTLD's is like comparing apples and oranges.
     
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    kalr Top Contributor VIP

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  9. kaposzta

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    .co became very popular among SMEs, capitals, funds, other financial orgs, startups, tech companies etc.
    .com will always be the king, but if it's too expensive, and .io is not acceptable, then the next logical choice is .co.
     
  10. primenames

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    .Co as their tagline says " It's a Com without an M", During my searches on google for anything, I hardly come across a .biz or .xyz.

    .COM still dominates the Internet, followed by .net and .org.

    But nowadays, I see websites using .CO, They are Ranked on Search engines above .COM in some cases.

    Check out clutch.co and goodfirm.co

    They are Doing Great.
     
  11. Samer

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    OP is zealous, makes most threads, but this is one of his better ones.

    Yes it’s “poor man’s .com” wit 2x renewal cost, and lucky to have 1/2 .com’s brand recognition

    Saying “the next .biz” is a little extreme
    I see the new ngtlds more likely be “next .biz”
     
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  12. Windoms

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    .net is outdated.
    .com #1
    .co #2

    .co is here to stay, wont be another .biz.
    .biz was nonsense from the start, not usable.

    Was .biz meant to be business like bizzness. Im not mocking I really dont know.
     
  13. Samer

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    “outdated”? Lol.
    Cant spell internet without network.
    Their biggest mistake is 2x renewal for true #2 (both them, actually, but im more partial to net)
     
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  14. Windoms

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    I just checked, it was meant to be for businesses.
    Again, doomed from the start, not usable, not professional.
     
  15. Windoms

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    Good keywords have value.
    For the rest, when regging a 2 word company name thats taken in .com, people will go .co over .net.
     
  16. Alessandro Couteau

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  17. AchillesX

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    .co will be more successful than .biz. I suspect it's success will be a little bit less than the success of .net and .org, but still nowhere near .com.
     
  18. MadAboutDomains

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    .xyz and .biz aren't in the same league as .co imho

    Xyz and biz look ridiculously unprofessional. :playful:
     
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  19. Recons.Com

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    .co looks nice, but they are a dangerous choice for a business.

    .co domains look and sound so similar to the dominant extension of .com that your customers, partners and even your own employees will keep typing in .com automatically. What is worse, they'll be sending emails to .com which could include sensitive info. And it could lead to loss of lots of business if you don't receive orders, requests, proposals etc., or loss of reputation, if people assume that you are ignoring them and not responding.
     
  20. 3sixty

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    .co is the extension that when you setup a shopify store they ask "did you mean .com?"

    "I dunno, maybe I did, can you help me buy it please Shopify?"
     
  21. redemo

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    Comparing .co to .biz is like comparing 1 U.S. and A. dollar to 1 Zimbabwean dollar
     
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  22. equity78

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    .Biz is way behind in total sales and dollar volume. And had a headstart on .co.

    .Biz

    2,222
    Total Sales
    $2.9m
    Dollar Volume
    $1,296
    Average Price
    $3,047
    Standard Deviation
    $100
    Low Price
    $66.1k
    High Price

    .Co

    6,771
    Total Sales
    $13.2m
    Dollar Volume
    $1,955
    Average Price
    $7,305
    Standard Deviation
    $100
    Low Price
    $350k
    High Price

    Source: Namebio
     
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  23. Recons.Com

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    So combined all time reported sales of .co are 1/3 of the sale of a single dotcom (voice.com)?
     
  24. alcy

    alcy Top Contributor VIP

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    bahahah

    biz vs co

    let me laugh for 90 days. bahaha

    man u just returned from mars mission or what

    forget biz

    co will always be good

    as will io

    if yer newbie domainer..or domainer returning from mars like this dude...remember all u need for domain success..

    com
    io
    co

    in this order.

    u can flush all else down toilet

    yer welcome.
     
  25. topdom

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    My top .biz sale is 10 times my top .com sale, and 100 times my top .co sale, so far.
     

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