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The Official .WS Discussion

Discussion in 'ccTLD Discussion' started by memorablename, Mar 5, 2008.

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  1. namehopper

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    .WS,what is your best name?

    Hi everyone!
    Just wondering what is your best .WS name?
    Also,what is the most expensive .WS name that
    has sold?
    Thanks for any info!:blink:
     
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  2. mitok

    mitok Top Member VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    I dont know which one was sold for the most, but i saw many mid $xxx sales of .ws names. I sold a few for low $xxx each, and they were not some turbo premium domains, but not bad either.
     
  3. Nev2star

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    wanted.ws got sold for 200
     
  4. Sparhawke

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    .ws is an orphaned extension with very little worth at all...last week I saw moped.ws expiring and falling off the bottom of godaddy closeouts, that should tell you something.

    As for the most expensive, xcite.ws is the most I have found using namebio.com which got a price of $3605
     
  5. Blitz

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    I have a few I really like:

    Airport
    Currency
    Autism
    Telepresence
    FitnessTrainer

    Have had several reseller offers in the high $$ to low $$$ for most of them just in the past 6 months. Wasn't ready to part with at the time with those offers. Considering now.

    Namebio.com has a list of some .ws sales that were reported in the past
     
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  6. hambling

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    I'd start accepting those offers. I have a couple hundred top keyword .ws that I am struggling to sell. It was less than a year ago in November that I sold pain.ws for $517 but not much action since them. I have some great names and am having to decide if I will renew or not.
     
  7. sids70

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    Your views about .ws domains with very high exact kw volume as well as high cpc

    I found few good names where almost all common extensions are taken. They are popular products and do not constitute trademark problems.

    Exact search count as per google adwords is more than 100k in USA and more than 150K globally. Consistent trends throughout 12 months with bumps in December.

    Only available extension is .ws

    What are your views and experience with this extension ? Should I register them or stay away? People who registered .ws domains please share your expertise.

    thanks in advance.
     
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  8. MattheP

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    I would stay away from .ws. I had couple of very good keywords (door, forecast etc) I bought at expireing auctions, but wasnt able to sell them for more then mid $XX each (I was advertising them on all domain forums, endusers etc.).
     
  9. MicroGuy

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    It really depend on your goals and objectives.

    I tend to seek names out that have unlimited potential to the upside from a development standpoint and from an end-user sale standpoint. In order to stay within these parameters, I now limit my purchases to strictly .COM and .ORG names.

    If you have similar goals, I would suggest you steer clear of .WS domains. IMO.
     
  10. BizBot

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    There is not much value in .ws names. The .ws name was to stand for "Website" but it is the country code for Western Samoa.

    The names are also sold by Global Domains International as part of a MLM or Network Marketing scheme that has damaged the credibility of the extension.

    Unless you can get good generic names for a very low price to develop I would not register them. Prices for .ws names are very low if you try to resell them.

    BB
     
  11. sids70

    sids70 Established Member

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    Thank you all for wonderful replies.

    I decided not to buy those domains.

    thanks

    Sid
     
  12. Dn123

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    I've got mobi <.>.ws :D lucky me ;)
     
  13. Tribulatio

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    I have sold a WS name two months ago for $ 300.

    But I agree that the market is limited: for most of my WS names, I have not received a single purchase inquiry. Still, I think that some will sell. They are all keywords. And some have traffic - a few of them pay enough for renewal fees through simple parking.

    When I see an opportunity with an enduser, I explain that he/she an opportunity to buy a keyword at a low price, with a (pseudo) global TLD (=website).
     
  14. skylineleong

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    Where to register cheapest .WS ?
    Thanks
     
  15. Tribulatio

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    I would suggest Dynadot - cheap, and even cheaper if you have bulk or super-bulk pricing.
     
  16. Blitz

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    .WS Discussion Thread

    Went to post these and noticed the original .ws discussion thread had been closed (?). These are recent sales and good ones IMO (not mine).

    gays.ws $504 2011-02-11 sedo
    airfares.ws $900 2011-02-06 sedo
    funnygames.ws $1,500 2011-02-02 sedo
    leds.ws $900 2011-01-26 sedo
    sexe.ws $1,000 2011-01-22 sedo
    franchising.ws $550 2011-01-13 sedo
    tolkien.ws $500 2011-01-12 sedo
    forrent.ws $500 2011-01-10 sedo
    clasificados.ws $1,250 2011-01-08 sedo
    mortgages.ws $1,275 2011-01-07 sedo
     
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  17. mwzd

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    Those are excellent sales Blitz, thanks for sharing. :tu:

    .WS has its place in the sun, I've sold only three, but that's covered my entire .ws portfolio, almost. :red:

    I have some very solid one word .ws, think these prices are very encouraging.
     
  18. procanic

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    I only have two .ws 3dled.ws and
    Cheap-flights.ws 2,740,000 Exact! The only reason I got it>
     
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  20. hambling

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    I recently sold Bras.ws on Afternic for $400
     
  21. Genericdomain

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    I got blow.ws
     
  22. donnied79

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    Got Netbook(.)ws
    This is my 2nd .ws domain (after fishing)
     
  23. lll

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    A couple of decent ones dropped today:

    xxxxxxx.ws

    xxxxxxx.ws
     
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  24. Blitz

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    Thanks BD ..... Haven't registered anything in a while so I picked these up. :tu:
     
  25. mwzd

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    This is what I have atm -

    asset.ws
    autofinance.ws
    autoloan.ws
    autosales.ws
    backpacker.ws
    bookclub.ws
    buycars.ws
    callcenter.ws
    cheaploan.ws
    contest.ws
    courtroom.ws
    exhibitions.ws
    freevideo.ws
    goodfood.ws
    handtools.ws
    hometheater.ws
    hospitality.ws
    joker.ws
    loseweight.ws
    lounge.ws
    luxury.ws
    passenger.ws
    photographer.ws
    placement.ws
    previews.ws
    prices.ws
    prints.ws
    public.ws
    scooter.ws
    summer.ws
    tees.ws
    webdevelopment.ws

    And all are for sale, at the right price, I'll even make a real sweet deal for anyone willing to take the entire lot. :)
     

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