I have some older sites that actually have .com and .NET in use. For my WA site, I am only using a .com and I'm thinking that may be enough. What are your thoughts on it?

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keishalina Premium
... hey hi Diane .... thoughtful question and all questions are good ones here ...

it kinda depends upon your biz goals and where you see yourself and your branding ...

if you've already got a strong dot com site ranking well and have the inclination and energy to manage more, then, sure, go for it ...

all the best to you for every Success, cheerio ... :)
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DianeK59 Premium Plus
Yes, that's understandable. I'm working on the following but not "strong" yet
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keishalina Premium
... encourage you to simply take it step by step in your own good time ... one of the keys to success is patience with self ... and persistence ... and focused effort ....

.... it's all good ... keep well ... cheerio .... 😊 ....

and sure enjoy a cuppa ... ☕️ ☕️ ... or two .... :)
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Dorrie1 Premium Plus
Great question and answers
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DianeK59 Premium Plus
Part of the incredible value we get from this community!
all the best-
Diane
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JKulk1 Premium
I suppose you could cover yourself by purchasing the .net option as well, but where does it end , someone might purchase .org or the .com for their specific country eg. .com.au or .com.uk. Then their are the dashes such as mysite.com becomes my-site.com. The amount of variables is staggering. If you're determined to cover all bases it could end up becoming a costly, yearly nightmare. I'd stick with .com, All the best. Jim
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DianeK59 Premium Plus
Good point, Jim. Thanks
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davehayes Premium
There are some good answers, but personally I'm in agreement with Chuck. The .com version covers all.

I'd only use a variation of .net or .biz if the .com wasn't available.
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DianeK59 Premium Plus
Yes, I tend to improvise on the domain name itself if the .com isn't available.
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davehayes Premium
It's a good idea. Years ago when I was with GDI I used their. Ws variant for a domain its solves a problem in the interim
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ChrystopherJ Premium Plus
I would only purchase additional TLD's that match your primary domain name to protect your brand and to redirect them to your .com

Just ensure that it is a redirect though, and that the content is not visible for both .com and .net for example, as this would be classed as duplicate content.
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DianeK59 Premium Plus
good points! My sites that have both do redirect. But it's easy to forget that step if you aren't careful.

Thanks for the reminder!
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