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I wouldn't include the TLD in the name. Rarely do successful names stick with TLDs included. Like someone said, it's tacky. I don't think this is a certain UX topic, more matter of preference and a business decision. URLs and especially the TLD are becoming less important, so I wouldn't recommend building a name around them. Even "dot com" is going away as ...


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If the company name (or the web site) is a generic word for what you sell, keep the TLD, otherwise don't. Examples: ebay.com - they don't need to keep the TLD, as "Ebay" looks like a company name. "I bought XYZ on ebay" - this specifies the company. usedcarparts.com - I'd keep the TLD here, since "I got XYZ from usedcarparts" will not specify your ...


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I'd leave the TLD out. Unless your company's identity is primarily a web business it just seems techno-tacky. By all means register the.com domain name.


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In a case like yours where you are changing domains, it could be a useful reminder to users that your site can be accessed directly at (name).net. The level of prominence you give it should reflect how integral it is to your identity. Do you want to be known as "(name).net" or as "(name)"? An aside: I'll reiterate what others have said about the .com. ...


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Will you ever consider changing the TLD, or going international, or supporting a second language? That would become a brand liability. Picture eBay's logo. When they opened a site in England, they needed it to be more local, so they became ebay.co.uk Their logo would not have survived had it incorporated the TLD. What is your organization's name? If you ...



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