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Should I get all the available TLD's for my chosen domain name? [closed]

Should I get all the available TLD's for my chosen domain name? [closed]

I have found a good domain name I like for a project of mine. Should I buy just the .com or do you think it is a good idea to buy all the available TLD's? Like .net, dotorg, .info etc

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Guest [Entry]

"It really depends on what you are using the domain for. If brand is really important to you, then you may want to get all of them so that you control that name across all the tlds. If you don't really care then just get what you need.

If it is something commercial, it is probably a good idea. If it is personal, it might not matter.

Also, keep in mind that someone will likely buy the ones you don't and then attempt to sell them to you."
Guest [Entry]

Considering it only costs about $8.00 to squat on a domain, why not? If you think the site is going to be very successful, I would definitely do it, and I would also get *yourdomainname***sucks**.com before someone else who wants to mess with you does.
Guest [Entry]

"It would depend on how tightly you want to control your brand/identity.

They're so cheap, so I usually add the "".net"". I wouldn't bother with anything other than the ""big three"" .com, .net and dotorg."
Guest [Entry]

"There might be some restrictions on some of the domains. dotorg should be restricted to non-commercial organisations (like charities, for example), so you might not be able to get them all.

What will your users expect to enter? Are they likely to type ""domain.info"" instead of ""domain.com""?

However, you should get all you can afford. You don't want someone buying one you don't own with the aim of redirecting traffic away from your site."
Guest [Entry]

If you have registered multiple domains (with only the TLD differing), it would be good to redirect those requests to your main domain. If you have multiple domains, duplicating content, then you may receive the Google penalty for duplicated content. If you have a redirect on it, you will direct all that nice page rank to your main domain.