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Any Market For .im?

Discussion in 'ccTLD Discussion' started by Silentptnr, Mar 1, 2017.

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  1. Silentptnr

    Silentptnr Hey From L.A. VIP

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    I like the extension, but not sure there is any market for this ccTLD. Anyone have any experience or feedback regarding the .im extension?
     
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  2. .NJ

    .NJ Active Member VIP

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    In a nutshell....

    Nope.

    I have owned many ultra premiums.

    No reseller or enduser market.

    More of just a collectable.

    Kevin.
     
  3. gilescoley

    gilescoley Top Member PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Nope, no value, Isle of Man has a population 80k, a very small market

    I owned 3 or 4 top keywords (Travel.im, Flights.im etc) in .IM a few years ago and couldn't sell them for $50
     
  4. Sinh

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    According to NameBio, the highest sale is "k.im" at $20,000, I have Mom.IM, Organic.IM...I received an offer for Mom.IM few months ago
     
  5. gilescoley

    gilescoley Top Member PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    @Sinh

    I think you will find they are domainers offers

    K.im is a nice, short hack though, thats why it sold for that (owned by
    Kim Dotcom in New Zealand)
     
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  6. Silentptnr

    Silentptnr Hey From L.A. VIP

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    Just seems with all the ngtlds that a cctld like .im might be attractive. I immediately think of instant message.
     
  7. Sinh

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    IMO, only very strong words can make sense with .IM....similar like .BIZ now
     
  8. ramkumaritrvs

    ramkumaritrvs RapidNames.com PRO VIP

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    There is no market for .im, i contacted potential buyers for my (Diamonds.im) but no interest to acquire..
     
  9. Jason.tv

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  10. Kate

    Kate Domainosaurus Rex VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Premium pricing on short .im domains right ?
     
  11. Silentptnr

    Silentptnr Hey From L.A. VIP

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    .im domains are 7.99 at Dynadot. I don't have any .im but was looking at maybe registering a few. @Kate any feedback on this extension?
     
  12. Steven McEvoy

    Steven McEvoy I create WordPress websites for cheap VIP

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    I own STM.im but probly will drop it.
     
  13. robert widener

    robert widener Established Member

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    k.im sold for 20K$ (usd $ ) in may 2013 . winpalace.im sold for 3K$ (usd) in October 2016 . the current market for .im domains is small , no active re-seller or end-user market ( at the moment ) , an occasional sale here & there I suppose but if your looking to invest in domains to sell I'd look elsewhere . as for the isle of man , their flag is pretty cool I must admit . " the three legs of mann" aka ( also known as) a treskelion of three legs conjoined at the thigh . the symbol appears on the island's official flag , coat of arms & it's currency ( the manx pound ) .
     
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  14. wwwweb

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    Nope, you can get one word category killer type keywords for reg fee, only market is domainer to domainer.
     
  15. AbdulBasit.com

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    I sold SEO.im for $4,000. Several others in 3 and 4 figures too. Before the new gTLDs launch, .IM was doing pretty well but these days it's almost dead. I still own some great keywords like Mobile.IM, Fashion.IM, Social.IM, Free.IM, Dog.IM, Hotels.IM.
     
  16. Silentptnr

    Silentptnr Hey From L.A. VIP

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    Noticed this today. I will hold onto my little batch of .im for a while. :)

    app.im 3,500 USD Sedo
     
  17. Sinh

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    Thank you for sharing information. I have received some inquiries for Mom.im and Organic.im.
     
  18. Domainscoop.com

    Domainscoop.com Established Member

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    I had owned best name Message.im, could not sell, i forgot to renew and now picked up by someone, and they have it for sale merely 2k to 3k.

    So to answer your question, unless you want it collectible yes, otherwise there is no market
     
  19. Loxline

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    No market at all. Tested. Stats showing 80% +/- domainers (not sure 100% since we run the test via IP4-6 stats etc)
     
  20. HereDomainthere

    HereDomainthere Realities.shop VIP

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    I have few .im and planning to hold for a while...
     
  21. Shahid7

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    I had several premium.im to but dropped all now only left with premium.im as collectable.
     
  22. Rammbo

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  23. HereDomainthere

    HereDomainthere Realities.shop VIP

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  24. AbdulBasit.com

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    Some of my top .IM domains:

    Mobile
    Free
    Fashion
    Download
    Social
    Hotels
     
  25. Sinh

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    I have received some inquiries for MOM.im via UniRegistry.com but very low offers :)
     

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