Why choose a .desi domain?
This domain extensions offers a creative way to emphasize your cultural association and build trust among fellow Desis across the globe. Desis are united internationally by their culture, geography, values, and more. A .desi generic top-level domain (TLD) shows that your business or personal page shares that same south Asian culture.
.desi facts, stats & history
The word 'Desi' comes from Sanskrit’s deśīya and means 'one from our country.' By using this domain name, you can show your target customer base that that’s exactly what you are—an individual or brand that shares their cultural heritage and core beliefs. Owned and operated by Desi Networks LLC, .desi is your best bet to connect online with the 40M+ Desis living around the world.
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Is .desi right for you?
.desi domain provides an instant cultural association without limiting your brand to a single country code top-level domain. Instead of choosing .pk for Pakistan, .in for India, or .lk for Sri Lanka, you can appeal to the entire Indian subcontinent.
Ideas for your .desi domain
Does your website deal with Desi culture, such as art, music or food? Do you offer products or services specific to this part of the world? Is “Desi” right in your brand name? These are all great times to use .desi.
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FAQ - Learn more about .desi domains
.desi is a generic top-level domain (TLD) created specifically for sites built by and for Desis located around the world.
Using a .desi domain name guarantees that your site immediately resonates with your target audience of culturally Indian people. It builds empathy and trust among a massive global group that’s naturally more inclined to connect with a Desi business or organization.
Anyone can buy a .desi domain name as long as it hasn't already been registered. However, given its strong cultural association, this particular TLD will be best received when used by a Desi brand.
Yes, you can buy your branded .desi domain names through Shopify.
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