Why choose a .cc domain?
Keep things simple with .cc domain. All kinds of businesses with “cc” initials have chosen this generic top-level domain (TLD) as the foundation of their online presence. Originally designed as the country code TLD for Cocos Islands, an Australian territory, brands have since adopted .cc to set themselves apart online and avoid a complex domain name, no matter where in the world they’re based.
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Get ahead of the trend with a .cc domain name. Many brands have chosen to use .cc, making it a trendy domain extension among consumers and businesses. Since Google treats all new domain extensions the same, you don’t have to worry about SEO when it comes to .cc domains. Plus, you’re more likely to get the exact domain name you want.
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Organizations with names on the longer side can keep their domain name short and sweet with a .cc domain name. For instance, a country club could reduce their domain name by nine characters just by replacing “country club” with a .cc extension. Even for brands that don’t have a natural “cc” initial in their name, .cc offers an opportunity to get the exact domain name that you want—especially when the .com option is already taken.
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A .cc domain is a good choice if you're building an online presence for a country club, consulting company, or some other kind of organization type that can be abbreviated to “cc.” This domain extension can help you keep your domain name simple and give you more access to your branded domains, without veering too far from the popular .com and .co options.
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FAQ - Learn more about .cc domains
.cc is a country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Cocos (Keeling) Islands, an Australian territory in the Indian Ocean. These days, .cc is used to represent all kinds of organizations with “cc” initials, including country clubs, Christian churches, convention centers, and consulting companies.
Many brands choose .cc as a simple alternative to .com or a .co. If you can’t get your first choice of a .com domain name, chances are it’s still available with a .cc extension. Plus, it's a great way to represent your organization type, especially if your business has “cc” initials, such as “country club.”
Although originally intended for organizations based in the Cocos Islands, today, anyone can purchase a .cc domain name.
Yes, you can buy your branded .cc domain names through Shopify.
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