Does typosquatting really work?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by auching, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. auching

    auching Newbie

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    Hi, is there anyone here can really make money with typosquatting? i bought several domains recently and am parking them, but there're no traffics at all (or just 1 per day..), all the 'original' websites i typosquatted rank within 500 in Alexa.

    Are there any special skills required in typosquatting? or did i miss any steps? thanks in advance for any tips or helpful discussion...thanks.
     
  2. HerpDerpSlerp

    HerpDerpSlerp Power Member

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    it worked back in early 2000's when it first started but if a company is big enough they can take out your mistyped domain pretty quickly. You are better off chasing the non-dashed domain of someone running the dash. I have a sweet domain which is non dashed and have been holding it hostage for years.
     
  3. auching

    auching Newbie

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    thanks, but taking out my domain is another issue, now i don't even get any traffic from my purchased domains, i wonder if there're any other reasons, e.g. mobile users increase, bookmarks, auto suggestions in browsers etc.
     
  4. SeanAustin

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    short answer: no

    long answer: nope
     
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