6 weeks on from the switch from .co.uk to .com

And where am I now? To be honest I am back to where I was. I need another week to analyse the data I think, so please pop back to my blog in 7 days if you are interested in knowing the effect of going from a website with a .co.uk to a .com URL.

This will give me another week of the changes impacting which will hopefully tell me more. And also to record what I had to do to make this change, which will hopefully help you if you are thinking of changing your top level domain.

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There is lots to know. Here are the headlines

1 - Website traffic volumes

These plummeted, but came back strongly and my search volumes have gone up.

2 - Keyword rankings.

These went off the scale, but are gradually restoring themselves.

3 - Analytics

Things have changed here - I need more time to analyse and extract the data.

4 - Demographics

I now get more global visitors to my webiste.

5 - Work

The number of business enquiries has gone up. If this does not happen none of the rest matters.

Check back to my photography blog in a week for a full update.

Rick McEvoy ABIPP - Photography Blogger

To .com or to .co.uk? Which is the best top level domain?

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Has it worked for me?

Which is the best top level domain?

I guess it depends.

Time will tell. I will provide an update on Bastille Day - this is 6 weeks after the switch to .com. That is the 14th July. And my birthday!

Rick McEvoy Photography