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What if all the extensions are already taken except one?

Located in Domain Beginners, started by austinemarks, Aug 21, 2016

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  1. austinemarks

    austinemarks Established Member

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    hello guys nd ladies, was just wondering why it must be .com names only. I stumbled into a one word name recently but all other extensions have been taken except for (dot info). so should I reg it or still look around for other dot com.

    Pls kindly advise. still new in this domain stuff
     
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  2. korganian

    korganian Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Sometimes a domain will show as available but then show as taken when you actually try to register it.
     
  3. Silentptnr

    Silentptnr Top Contributor VIP

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    I registered one this morning (not .info though) that was taken in almost all other extensions.. Probably because the two words are popular.
     
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  4. Kate

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

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    .info is a weak TLD.
    Just because the other extensions are taken doesn't mean you're going to sell the .info.
    IMO don't register a name without a good reason. Assume it will never sell. Can you use it ?
     
  5. austinemarks

    austinemarks Established Member

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    I doubt if I can use it for myself. what reason should I look for b4 I should register such extension? how about (dot us)?
     
  6. austinemarks

    austinemarks Established Member

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    Yea, noticed dat a few times. but dis one is available. besides, it has jus almost same attributes with the "taken" extensions.
     
  7. DOMAIN ILLUMINATI

    DOMAIN ILLUMINATI Owner of ▲ the most expensive domain of all time. VIP Gold Account

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    If it is not taken already you should take it in .top
     
  8. austinemarks

    austinemarks Established Member

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    Tnx will research on dat
     
  9. barefooted

    barefooted Established Member

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    If I find a domain with many extensions registered I check GD expiring auctions and closeouts to be sure they are not all dropping soon.
    For example zyfin is registered in 7 extension but 6 of them are on expiring auctions.
     
  10. austinemarks

    austinemarks Established Member

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    OK, dis sounds great
     
  11. The Durfer

    The Durfer Top Contributor VIP Gold Account

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    there are still great .coms out there, I would look for a new gtld instead of .info of how everyone else has it. If you are driving for an informative website like a blog it'll work.
     
  12. Cdomains

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    Don't waste your time on Dot info
     
  13. austinemarks

    austinemarks Established Member

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    Tnx alot y'all
     
  14. comati

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    as usual nothing is black and white :)

    all extension taken is a good place to start, unfortunately is also not true ... i can guarantee that not all extension are taken.

    if com net org are taken it does not mean you should reg the info, but if 20+ tld are taken maybe is worth investing 5 bucks.

    reckless.info has just been deleted, probably by tomorrow someone will reg it ... is not a huge name but i think is worth like a $100 for someone who wants to make a site full of videos about stupid people being stupid. if no one will show up in a year you can drop it and you've lost under $5

    just my 2c
     
  15. Pierre Barnard

    Pierre Barnard Top Contributor VIP

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    My 2c too...

    I havent really seen the value in .info domains.

    I am sitting with these which I thought was decent at the time, but struggling to sell them.

    Maybe I am just not getting to the right buyer/s.

    vulture.info
    villagers.info
    reliefs.info
    pursue.info
    propel.info
    prefer.info
    niece.info
    mixture.info
    attractive.info
    bestie.info
    cartooned.info
    endeavors.info

    Regards
     
  16. comati

    comati Established Member

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    not one single french word :)
     
  17. Haykay2005

    Haykay2005 Top Contributor VIP

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    Do you want a single French word?
     
  18. comati

    comati Established Member

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    no, thank you
     
  19. WatchDogue

    WatchDogue Top Contributor VIP

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    Well, if it is a single word that you believe has value and all other ext with the word are indeed taken, why not reg the name and give it your best efforts?

    Personally I've fared poorly in the past with the .info names I've had and have allowed all but one to expire.
     
  20. austinemarks

    austinemarks Established Member

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    this forum is indeed enlightening. will jus already count it as one of my losses. hoping to do well with time. as a newbie who has jus four names in my portfolio.. lol

    a list of extensions to stay away from would be helpful or as a rule of thumb I should jus concentrate on the good dot com.

    if I get the rules lined up here bfor I reg any name would be very OK.
     
  21. austinemarks

    austinemarks Established Member

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    don't know y I haven't quite read anywhere a good alternative to expireddomains dot net to register expired domains. maybe it's been stated somewhere though. Pls let me know
     
  22. austinemarks

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    don't know y I haven't quite read anywhere a good alternative to expireddomains dot net to register expired domains. maybe it's been stated somewhere though. Pls let me know
     
  23. Sophia Alice

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    Whenever i see your comment , i feel like you are a brand ambassador for .top domain

    I really like the way you promote it all the time :)
     
  24. DOMAIN ILLUMINATI

    DOMAIN ILLUMINATI Owner of ▲ the most expensive domain of all time. VIP Gold Account

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    It's just my conviction.

    What does mean 'com'?
    It's only the half* of a bland term.
    *abbrevation

    And what does mean 'top'?
    It's the ultimate term while it's no abbrivation.
    So .top definitely beats .com because 'top' means 'top' while 'com' only means 'commercial'.
     
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  25. MR Harrist

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    no matter what extension I am sure it have value! as long ppl search that keywords on google, and have thousand or ten thousands searcher per month! I am sure they have value! for example keywords insurance.info or insurance.top, or xyz, or what ever extension is!
    but if you want to sell it, that could be a different story :) but end user probably will buy it! as long the price are quite reasonable! :) for example, insurance.info! list on afternic or sedo, with $100, I am sure some ppl will pres BIN button! :) but to be honest, I never found one keywords! if I found them, I will not hesitate to register! but with one condition, ppl type that keywords on Google, at least 5k or more!
     

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