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Could this make me some money?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by Rarez, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. Rarez

    Rarez Junior Member

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    I'm Aussie, and afaik you can't register a *.com.au unless you have a ABN and reside in Australia.

    What if I made myself a broker for registrations? I know it would work logistically from my end I would just pay for the domain then hand all the login details over to the new owner.

    But would BHW allow this? or is it too shady???

    Cheers
    R
     
  2. SEOHULK

    SEOHULK BANNED BANNED

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    What you're talkin about can be done - many registrars are already doing it by having appropriate middlemen in certain countries so they can sell exotic TLDs.

    If you can:
    A) streamline your paperwork process so it's efficient,
    B) offer some kind of API access for domain registration and billing,
    c) offer competitive prices.

    I think there can be some money made from this.
     
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  3. Rarez

    Rarez Junior Member

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    Thanks for your advice.

     
  4. Danny1111

    Danny1111 Elite Member

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    problem with this type of thing is one complaint and your whole business fails .. and your clients would probably get the domains yanked back.
     
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  5. Eagle Eye

    Eagle Eye Senior Member

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    I would say its worth a try although a bit risky
     
  6. SEOHULK

    SEOHULK BANNED BANNED

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    You have to have the legal angle worked out - I should've pointed that out earlier.
    This is actually a common practice among registrars.

    Example:
    http://www.101domain.com/bg.htm
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    101domain.com provides the permanent legal representative within Bulgaria required to register this domain through Trustee service. You must select trustee service at checkout.
     
  7. SEOHULK

    SEOHULK BANNED BANNED

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    Only one complaint cannot fail the whole business - the offending domain is usually deactivated so the client can't use it anymore. This happens all the time and isn't really that big of a deal - you just handle it like any other business. You just better make sure you have a well writen TOS and AUP :)
     
  8. lover

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    You just need to add some fake ABN to buy .au domains. I am not from Australia and own 3 .au domains.
     
  9. Rarez

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    Yeah seems more trouble than it's worth + the profit margins would not be that great unless I really inflated the resell price.
     
  10. Rarez

    Rarez Junior Member

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    Cool, though I was planning on using my company ABN so that part would be all good.