Should I register the .net version of my .com domain?

Should I register the .net version of my .com domain?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by JennyJ, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. JennyJ

    JennyJ Member

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    I will but I was looking for some input here. I will probably just get it and then hold onto it for a year to think about if I want to keep renewing it long term.
     
  2. JohnQ

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    I understand that and I think that registering it for the year while trying to decide to keep it is a good idea.
     
  3. Catherine1

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    You are right about it being cheap. What else can you buy that cheap for the purpose of protecting yourself and your success?
     
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    You may register it if you like but unless you are a top website or have a very popular name for your domain then you will probably not need it. You may register it if that gives you piece of mind though.
     
  5. JennyJ

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    That's a good point and a good reason why I might just get it.
    It might do just that. I'll probably get it.
     
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    I don't think you should need the .net domain for just a simple blog unless you think it might become a big one that is very popular. If it never gets big then it is just a waste of money.
     
  7. JennyJ

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    I don't know how big it will become. What if I don't register it and then later my blog become big but someone grabs it before I can get it?
     
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    That is a chance you will be taking if you don't register it. If you want to pay $10-15USD per year for insurance then you can register it yourself.
     
  9. JennyJ

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    Someone else mentioned something like that. I will probably register it just to be safe.