5 Things Your CMO Should Know About Generic Top-Level Domains and Dot Brands


Does Google treat .co as a generic TLD?

There has been a lot of hype about the .co TLDs, there are many people posting that Google will accept them as the new .com, although it's the TLD for Colombia. Will Google treat the .co as generic like .com or .net or as a local TLD? Thanks Matt! Andrés, Costa Rica See which domains you can geotarget in Webmaster Tools: http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=1347922 Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Webmasters?hl=en Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and look for an announcement when we take new questions: http://twitter.com/googlewmc More videos: http://www.youtube.com/GoogleWebmasterHelp Webmaster Central Blog: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/ Webmaster Central: http://www.google.com/webmasters

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