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.Online Domains - why 3,634 and counting☺

Labeled as discuss in gTLD Discussion, started by ThatNameGuy, Jun 14, 2021

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  1. Grego85

    Grego85 Fire.Horse VIP

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    So are they all two word .online domains? Might I even venture to guess there are more 3 words than one word?

    and wow, according to namebio not even one "usersgroup" domain has ever sold.. nothing with that string.. not even one... wow, honestly don't think I've ever ran a search that got nothing. Yet, that one out of 3000+ was important enough for you to specifically mention. Not a good sign.
     
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  2. ThatNameGuy

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    I wasn't going to mess with you anymore, but I didn't buy UsersGroup.online to sell to anyone, but rather for "users" or buyers of any .online domain to become a member in order to promote the .online extension. Since you claim to own a few .online domains maybe you might want to join our users group?

    I trust very few people on a message board who aren't transparent, however if you would like to join the users group I'm starting just reach out to me (the transparent one)

    Have a nice evening:xf.smile:
     
  3. Grego85

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    The landing page says it is for sale at only $199 (over-priced imo)
     
  4. Silentptnr

    Silentptnr Domains88.com VIP

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    Nothing wrong with a little high risk investing. I will say this though. 3600 domains is quite a big number of domains to sell no matter the extension.

    I personally wouldn't go the route of building a team or anything of the sort for that project. It's mostly automated and you can probably contract telemarketers.

    Since you've already registered them, I'd say sell them cheap. Super cheap. Turn that $4200 into $20k selling them for $6 each. Sell them on liquidation sites. Even if only half sell at $6, you make 10k.

    Anyway, I hope it works out.
     
  5. Charybdis

    Charybdis Established Member

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    The problem with these exotic extensions is that only domainers or tech savvy people know them :)
    Namescon.online - sure, domainers visit this site, you can use the .online extension.

    Other than that, regular customers don't know .online. They think that internet = .com.
    Just ask 10 people who are not domainers or tech savvy about this .online extension.

    They see an address ending with ".online" and they get confused.

    And it screams "I don't have the money to buy a proper .com domain name for my business".

    .io is popular, because .io is used by tech companies, where their target market is tech savvy customers, they know that .io is just another domain extension like .com. But people who are not tech savvy might not know this.

    But I get your point, maybe in the future .online will be popular.
     
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  6. ThatNameGuy

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    Thanks Silentptnr....i respect your thoughts and opinions. As a professional realtor I'm sure you know that 99% of all homes are showcased "online". You needn't go any further than to Homes.com to see what I mean. As such you and i both know the residential real estate market is huge and virtually all Geo domains like FloridaHomes.com are either in use, or whoever owns the domain is asking so much the "average" end user just can't afford it. Assuming this is correct, wouldn't you buy FloridaHomes.Online and all 49 other states "if" you could for .99 cents each? How about names like LAHomes.online or MiamiHomes.online?

    I just checked and I own 61 xxxxxxHomes.online domains like this. Think risk vs. reward for the $61 I paid for these domains. While I don't intend to sell them for $6 each, i do intend to sell them a whole lot cheaper than their .com equivalents. Make sense?

    Anyway, thanks for your input(y)
     
  7. ThatNameGuy

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    Charybdis....i agree with your point that few end users know the extension .online even exists. You might say that's my problem, but I view it as my opportunity. Online is actually a keyword whereas names like con, net, org etc. are not. A big part of my marketing strategy involves education where I can teach an "end user" that .online is an affordable alternative to the .com, especially when the .com isn't available. I'm sure there are some end users I can convince it's even better than the .com, and i can certainly make the case that Learning.online is better than Learning.com when I get the chance.

    Thanks for your input(y)
     
  8. Charybdis

    Charybdis Established Member

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    But it's very, very expensive and hard to change your customers' mind and habit.

    And aren't you afraid of the upcoming .web extension? I think .web will be better than .online, simply because .web is shorter:
    .online: 6 letters, 2 syllables
    .web: 3 letters, 1 syllable

    But maybe .online is the next big thing, who knows...
     
  9. ThatNameGuy

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    Sorry....my bad:xf.rolleyes:
     
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  10. ThatNameGuy

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    I like .web as well, but it isn't a "keyword" like online is. And what's very very expensive?....a domain that costs me just .99 cents and renews at $29 a year? Somehow I don't think we're communicating about the same thing? Sorry, but I've tried to be very explicit.

    Thanks for your comments, and I'll be looking to create a portfolio of .web domains when it becomes available.
     
  11. Charybdis

    Charybdis Established Member

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    I mean it's expensive to educate your customers, and to change their minds about domain extensions.

    Web is a keyword: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/web

    It is a dictionary word according to the Cambridge Dictionary.

    Web:

    UK & US English:
    noun
    the system of connected documents on the internet:
    Jane's been surfing the Web all morning.

    UK & US business English
    noun
    the system of connected documents on the internet, often containing pictures, video, and sound, that can be searched for information about a particular subject:
    access/browse/surf the Web Most of the work can be done using your own computer to access the web.
    on/over the Web All major travel agents now sell on the Web.

    I think .web will be better than .online, and they mean roughly the same thing. But web is shorter.

    Online definition: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/online

    UK English
    adjective
    Online products, services, or information can be bought or used on the internet:
    an online newspaper/magazine/dictionary
    online banking/shopping

    US English
    adjective, adverb
    using a computer to communicate with other computers, or of or about a computer that is connected to another computer:
    I went online to see if I got any e-mail.
    The computer isn’t on-line now, so the phone line is available.

    Business English
    adjective
    available or done on the internet:
    an online account/database/magazine Opening an online bank account couldn't be easier.
    online trading/advertising/shopping There has been a increase in online trading by individuals.
    The company built an online presence with its Web site.
    online retailers/investors
     
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  12. NickB

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    Are you kidding me, did you really say web is not a keyword?

    It's one of the most popular keywords when it comes to domains.....
     
  13. ThatNameGuy

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    You can try and insult me all you want, but Go Daddy doesn't recognize web as a key word. I suggest you go to WalesOnline.com and WalesonWeb.com, or go to any domains that use the words "online" or "web" and you'll see what I mean:xf.rolleyes:
     
  14. ThatNameGuy

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    Thanks for your research.online. That was very helpful(y)
     
  15. NickB

    NickB it's a mystery VIP

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    I think you need to learn what a keyword is and check out the sales data instead of throwing out what Godaddy says.....also I was not comparing them, just telling you that web is a keyword 🙄
     
  16. ThatNameGuy

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    Sounds like you and your followers are smarter than everyone else. Part of my sales pitch to end users will involve just how FU*KED this industry is for which I can share lots of examples:xf.grin:

    I have a friend who is an ophthalmologist and another who is an optometrist and I'll see whether they would prefer to own EyeTime.Online or EyeTime.Web. I know which one I would prefer and why. Do you?

    Thanks for the KeywordSearch.online idea Nick:xf.wink:
     
  17. Charybdis

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    You need to sell your domains to end users, not to us and not to yourself.
     
  18. bmugford

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    That is the OP's problem. He spends his time on NamePros talking about what he is going to do, and trying to convince domain investors.

    Just do it already. You have spent over 3.5 years with your grand plans about re-inventing the domain system.

    You are wasting your time. You need to convince end users and not domain investors.

    Anyone can register hundreds or thousands of domains in marginal extensions from .realty to .online. Selling is the hard part.

    Until you achieve verifiable sales results, no one cares.

    [​IMG]
     
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  19. ThatNameGuy

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    Isn't that what I've been saying:xf.rolleyes:
     
  20. karamakate

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    You are the one responsible for proving your claim, not me. So I don't have the obligation or the time to research anyone's portfolio.
    I wanted a few examples to smack your illogicality in your face, but you obviously can't even be confident in showing it...
     
  21. ThatNameGuy

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    That's Bull Schit my friend.....here are a few that could be turned into multi million dollar businesses;

    GolfEquipment.Online - golf equipment is a multi Billion dollar business

    CaliforniaWines.Online - with over 4,200 wineries in California it's the 4th leading wine producer in the world thus a multi billion dollar industry. I own 39 other Geo wine domains that cover the world.

    DiscoverAfrica.Online - my wife and i have personally traveled much of the world. It's time now we went on an African Safari. What do you think?

    BankDirect.Online - does anyone ever go to a B & M bank anymore or does everyone bank online:xf.wink: I've registered over 100 financial services domains from BankRates.online to ClickLoans.online

    I think that's enough....with regards to my "illogicality", give it your best shot BIG SHOT!
     
  22. bmugford

    bmugford www.DataCube.com PRO VIP ICA Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Two word terms in an obscure extension. Good luck with that.

    You could register the same terms in .biz or whatever other sucky extensions you want and make the exact same claims.

    If you were less stubborn and more open to learning, I think you would be in a much better place 3 1/2 years later.

    It seems at this point you are just resigned to peddling the value of these domains to other domainers.

    When are you going to start executing this amazing end user sales plan that re-invents the entire domain market?

    Results > Claims.

    Brad
     
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  23. ThatNameGuy

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    Don't look now Brad but .online is the fastest growing new gTLD in the domain industry. I've personally made millions of dollars bucking trends....why do you think I'm so transparent:xf.wink:
     
  24. bmugford

    bmugford www.DataCube.com PRO VIP ICA Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    When it comes to .online and end users...



    The reported aftermarket sales back that up.
     
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  25. Charybdis

    Charybdis Established Member

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    But these names are way too long. Too many characters.

    Namebio.com is reporting 159 sales only for the .online domain extension. Most of them are one word domains.

    You need strong one word domains for this .online extension if you want to make any sales.

    And you haven't sold any yet.

    I suggest you to stop now, take a break. Try to sell one, just one .online domain to an end user, for an end user price. Don't register any more domains until you have sold one, just 1 domain.
     
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