Two out of three Quebecers prefer a .CA domain name to .com when visiting a website to support a local business.*
*These results are powered by the Léger Opinion panel
Launch your local business online with a .CA
Secure your brand online, show you're local and drive site traffic with a .CA
Get your desired domain name
With around 3 million .CA domain names registered—versus over 160 million .com domains—there’s a far better chance the domain you want for your business is available as a .CA!
Show customers that you're a local business
A .CA domain tells your customers that:
- You offer services in their area
- You charge in CAD dollars
- You ship to Canada
Be discoverable in local online search results
Your .CA domain name tells Google that your business and website are Canadian. This makes your site far more relevant to visitors searching for local Canadian results.
I never really thought about the name of my business on the Internet but I would want my website to tell customers that I offer my services in their area, that I’m close to where they live, and that they can trust a local operator like me.
What can I do with a .CA?
Host a website or build an online store
A website or online store is a powerful way to use your domain name.
Create a professional email address
Your .CA domain name can be used to create a custom email address for your business.
Link to business social media profiles
Forward your .CA domain to your business's social media profiles like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn or Etsy.
Your questions, answered
Learn how a .CA domain name will help your business
.CA or .com? Or both?
Businesses that choose .CA are often local, and/or sell products and services to the Canadian market. Also, it's good to get both .CA and .com domains to secure your brand.
How .CA helps with web search results
There’s no use in investing time and money building a business website if your customers can’t find it. With a .CA, your page will rank higher in relevant searches to your local customers.
Why choose .CA for your business
Check out these five undeniable, hard-hitting truths as to why .CA domains make the most sense for your local small business website.
Find your .CA today!
Have business name ideas? Use our search tool to see if they're available as a .CA domain.