2014-01-27

Mail Online to move to dot com domain name

Leading newspaper adopts dot com domain name, NOT a new gTLD -- what does that tell you?

Mail Online to switch to .com domain name | Media | theguardian.com: "Mail Online is switching from a .co.uk to .com homepage address, following protracted negotiations with the US paper that owned the dailymail.com domain name. Owner Daily Mail & General Trust is thought to have paid potentially as much as £1m-plus to secure the valuable domain name. The technically challenging domain shift will see the 161 million monthly unique browsers who visit Dailymail.co.uk instead land on dailymail.com. Mail Online is adopting a .com homepage domain name in recognition of the growing importance of international markets. Almost 70% of its monthly web traffic comes from outside the UK, with most of that from the potentialy lucrative US market...." (read more at link above)

If you are in business, and want a global presence, dot com is the ONLY extension.




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