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How Much Would you be willing to pay for this?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ballr24, May 9, 2012.

  1. ballr24

    ballr24 BANNED BANNED

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    Apple.co.uk <- the domain name.

    How Much Would you be willing to pay for this? or do you know anyone who would?
     
  2. Spaznik

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    I myself wouldn't pay anything because it's copyrighted. But someone might be interested in it.
     
  3. siteking

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    I would give you £3000 today for that URL.
     
  4. morgan456

    morgan456 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi,

    I'm interested. Could you add me on Skype, we can make an good deal.

    Thanks,
    morgan
     
  5. Leith

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    Someone would probably be interested in it, but one drawback is that it's copyrighted, as it has the "Apple" brand.

    Best beat is to ask Meathead1234.
     
  6. ballr24

    ballr24 BANNED BANNED

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    We've had people try to take the domain away, but have failed due to the fact we bought it 16 years ago.
     
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    adf23aadf23adsf23adf Newbie

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    Best bet is to setup an auction and then go around to the various domain name/webmaster forums and make topics related to the auction (don't say you are the one selling it, just mention that its a cool name or something).
     
  8. meathead1234

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    I wish I had started 16 years ago, it would be pretty much impossible not to be a multi-millionaire unless you're a complete idiot seeing as you could register domains like that.

    Why don't you sell it to Apple? I'm sure they would pay 7-8 figures.
     
  9. ballr24

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    I've got no contacts for them. Also we're registered as Apple Illustration so they won't buy a name from a company without having to buy the company itself. But i would be willing to resell the domain only. If anyone is interested , or know of any one who would be please do not hesitate to contact me.
     
  10. YeePartheniaa

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    dude dat is more likely coping apple, be aware of apple inc, they myt not sue you for this!
     
  11. ballr24

    ballr24 BANNED BANNED

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    We've haven't had any problems. We're an Illustration company registered with the domain name legally. We bought it way before apple was apple over here.
     
  12. ballr24

    ballr24 BANNED BANNED

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    I've had people asking me to put Adsense so the traffic is redirected to apple or use them as an affiliate link. Almost 3000 uniques a day.
     
  13. MrBeastsOnToast

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    3000 direct uniques? or some from serps too?
     
  14. Leith

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    Like Meathead said, I personally don't think anyone will buy it, although you did register it way before Apple started.

    If Apple agrees to purchase it, you can make a nice 5+ figures easily, without hesitation. Or on the other hand, you may find someone who is interested too.. But going directly to Apple seems like your best bet.
     
  15. outofthisworld

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    wont go for it as it's a trademark domain..
     
  16. ballr24

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    direct uniques, people intending to purchase apple products from a uk store. I haven't got any SEO done on it either.
     
  17. Smart SEO

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    Since when was apple copyrighted. Nah fuck that! are you trying to say if you have a site apple.co.uk and you talk about apple the fruit, your gonna get sued because its copyrighted??
     
  18. OriginalEXE

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    They can't do nothing toyou as long as you are not providing similar services like them.

    For example, you must not open fake Apple store on that domain.

    Facebook.xyz is allowed for example, as long as you don't have social network on that domain.
     
  19. Vic Sage

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    Shoot an email to Apple. And see if they will buy it or not :) Good luck!

    P.S. If they don't, no use of this domain :(
     
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    16 long years ago. Wow, why didn't you sue SJ then?