What do you think about all the other extensions? (.live, .space, etc)

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  1. Anayaa

    Anayaa United States Member

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    Does it really hurt your brand to use the "other" extensions when purchasing domains? What exactly does it hurt? How does Google look at them? I am very interested in a couple that have weird extensions so your replies are needed.
     
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    For building a serious business or website I would only use .COM/.ORG or a ccTLD such as .IN, .US, .ME, .UK .DE, etc.

    The new gTLDs have too many wacky rules and not enough consumer mindshare.
     
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    and most are associated with spam emails.
     
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    I wouldn't do it. If I ever get something in my mail with a bizarre extension, it gets deleted without me even looking at it. There is the spam reason, and there is also the virus reason.
     
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    There are now so many new domain extensions, it's getting ridiculous. Someone must be making a lot of money out of controlling these sales.
     
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