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Old 24 September 2006, 06:04   #1
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.mobi domain names

I was thinking of buying a .mobi domain name. What do you guys think of the future for this?
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Probably as good as the .name, .eu, uk.com, .pro, .me.uk, .shop.... etc

my personal advice is to stick with a .com if possible, if not a .co.uk, or possibly.net

If you tell someone a url, or even if they read it somewhere.. the chances are they will be trying to add .com or .co.uk to the ened..

Just my opinion though
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i thought .mobi domains were aimed at sites desinged for use on handheld devices (like mobile phones). if I am right then for "normal" usage it could be confusing. but if your site is specifically designed for mobile usage it might be better

[edit - another consideration if it is for mobile usage is how many key strokes does it take to enter your domain. keep the name short - oh and mobi (9) requires more than say com or org(both 7) which although more memorable still needs more than tel (6) net (5) or the obscure eu (4) - assume predictive text is turned off]
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