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Copied (?) domain name

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Nathaliee, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. Nathaliee

    Nathaliee Junior Member

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    I just found a domain name which i coppied from another website the other site is my-domain ( example ) and i bought mydomain without the hyphen

    This domain receives 28k monthly exact searches in Google, all from 1 country. It's about weightloss, this method has been on TV. I wonder why this guy didn't buy the domain without hyphens, well, I got it.

    I'm wondering, how can I bank the maximum out of this? He is selling his special weightloss method online, he's got a trademark. But now, I got the same domain as him, without the hyphens!

    Any suggestions?
     
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  2. CosmicSoundz

    CosmicSoundz BANNED BANNED

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    good catch. I look for those things all the time.
     
  3. Nathaliee

    Nathaliee Junior Member

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    It's amazing, how stupid he is, for buying the hyphened domain name of his product instead of getting the unhyphened one...
     
  4. CosmicSoundz

    CosmicSoundz BANNED BANNED

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    just make sure its not trademarked.
     
  5. Nathaliee

    Nathaliee Junior Member

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    well, he claims on his website that it's trademarked. maybe thats why nobody bother to buy the domain?

    I already made a website looking almost the same as his with the same info and stuff on it
     
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    CosmicSoundz BANNED BANNED

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    it could have been already taken at the time when he bought his.
     
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    CosmicSoundz BANNED BANNED

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    look it up on the trademark website db.

    http://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/process/search/
     
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    It might have been taken when he bought it and is now available?
     
  9. Nathaliee

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    It's not US, it's a French brand. I just checked on the French trademark website and I did find this brand but it's deposited not by him, it's a coffee import company who owns it.
     
  10. Nathaliee

    Nathaliee Junior Member

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    Nevertheless, I want to copy his Ebook, rebrand it, and sell it on my website.

    How can I put this website on 1st page of Google along with his site?

    The domain names are identical just he's got the hyphen, I don't. :)

    This domain (brand name) gets 28k exact Google hits per month, all from France. I hope I can make atleast a 1000$ per month with this, or am I dreaming?

    He's got like 7 Ebooks that he's selling on his site via Amazon
     
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  11. buttulgly

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    You do understand the litigious nature of people who trademark terms don't you?

    If you do, have fun. But if you run any account through Paypal or similar, don't expect to keep that account for long.
     
  12. Scritty

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    Probably was owned previously. Fell through TDNAM and ended up on white list for re-issue.

    Happens now and then. Also as long as it was two words not one word with a hyphen stuck in the middle of it - then SERPS wise it's not so bad (though for direct visitors - I bet you end up with some of his - cause people typing in URL's directly often forget the hyphen)

    Overall you have the better URL - however, if the guys site has authority, age and a lot of indexed content..then he has the better site - and probably wil have for a while.

    Scritty