So a gentleman name Kyle Byers published a post and a Reddit thread that took a look at .com vs other tlds.
The Reddit thread has 138 comments and it’s interesting because this is mostly people, (maybe entirely) outside of the domain industry.
The post opens up with:
How important is having a .com URL?
Everyone has an opinion, but as far as I know there’s never been a good study comparing domain extensions’ performance.
Until now 😄.
I ran an experiment with 1,500 people to find out how they would react to eight popular domain extensions (top-level domains): .com, .net, .org, .biz, .us, .co, .blog, and .io.
Read on for the full results — they might surprise you.
Trust was an interesting segment:
Tip of the cap @maxtra