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Are domain names with the word "buy" good?

Labeled as question in Domain Beginners, started by Shlopydo, Jun 16, 2021

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  1. Shlopydo

    Shlopydo Established Member

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  2. noneisnone

    noneisnone 444 Gold Account

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    general question there is no clear answer to it ^^
     
  3. Shlopydo

    Shlopydo Established Member

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    Sorry I wasn't clear, I meant for example all major online stores don't have the word "buy" in them, amazon ebay... they all use brand names. so is using a brandname better than saying for example buythings.com
     
  4. Pairadice

    Pairadice Established Member

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    yes.. buyweed.com sold last year for 50k.. i sold one for 2k that had “buy” as the second word
     
  5. wwwulff

    wwwulff Top Contributor VIP

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    Go to NameBio and search with buy as keyword and you will see top 100 public buy sales over the years from $95,000 for BuyBuy.com sold last year to $4,588 for CrystalBuy.com also sold last year
     
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2021
  6. CraigD

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    360buy.com (now JD.com) is an ecommerce store owned by Jingdong who are worth over 100 billion USD.

    I'm not sure what the actual domain name is worth now, but I imagine it would still fetch tens of millions if sold.
     
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  7. likemike

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    wwwulff really has it! Namebio is king for comps but has its critics like all of the comp sites do. No place is perfect, nor should we expect perfection, I suppose!
     
  8. Josytal

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    Yes and No - depending on what comes before or/and after buy.
     
  9. Jason Baudendistel

    Jason Baudendistel CEO Wibbets Inc

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    I agree with Josytal it depends, the word is valuable if the name makes sense or is brandable. However if it's something random like murderbuy or dogfuckbuy it will be worthless.
     
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  11. jhm

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    In summary: Depends

    Buy Car - Great
    Buy Lamp Shade - Ugh

    Big Buy - Great
    Big Buy Website - Ugh
     
  12. wwwulff

    wwwulff Top Contributor VIP

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    Buy domains - Great

    Buy my domains - Better :xf.grin:
     
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  14. clasione

    clasione VIP Member StrategicRevenue.com VIP ICA Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    I sure like them if they begin with 'buy' and and with a highly searched commercial interest product or service.
     
  15. Samer

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    “BuyDomains” seems to think so. :-P

    Probably one of the best “call to action” words?

    I myself not a fan since many “Buy” substitutes great word,dont get me wrong just not 1 of kind

    Even Buy.com is now Rakuten :xf.eek:
     
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  16. Samer

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    Look at how much 360.com sold for ($17M)

    Buy360 /360Buy would be lucky fetch $1m imo

    Samer
     
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  17. CraigD

    CraigD Top Contributor VIP

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    As a new virgin domain yes I agree, but it was one of, if not the largest online shop for a number of years and that has to be worth something.

    When I made that statement, I was thinking about what would happen if Amazon or Ebay rebranded and then attempted to resell the domain names in five years. What would you pay for the domain name Amazon or Ebay in 5 years time after it rebranded?
     
  18. ixex

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    Buy Urns com
     
  19. Robin A.

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    All depends on the keywords, and their commercial value
     
  20. enterscope

    enterscope Domain Investments VIP

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    They do alright, I don't prefer them personally.
     
  21. jhm

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    Buy Gold - Nice

    Buy Toothbrush Holder - Nah

    Buy Holder - Unloved

    Buy Toothbrush - Ok

    Buy Brush - Ok

    Buy Tooth - Reserved for the Tooth Fairy

    Buy - Reserved for Scrooge McDuck
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2021
  22. Robin A.

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    I've got Buy Rhodium in king. Rhodium = 10 x more valuable than gold.
     
  23. MediaCode

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    You should test forwarding the domain name to an affiliate lander of a precious metals exchange like Kitco or other to see how well the traffic converts and collect commission$.
     
  24. Robin A.

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    Good idea! I'll look into that. Thanks :)
     
  25. satsdifference.com

    satsdifference.com Love God Love Life

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