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I own bit.ly/E domain - Possible to auction off and sell for a profit?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by TrailBlazer, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. TrailBlazer

    TrailBlazer Junior Member

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    I own the domain http://bit.ly.com/E which redirects to the domain http://www.askmeecon.com/ which is the domain I own. I currently just have a blank wordpress blog up on that domain.

    If I were to sell the domain http://www.askmeecon.com/ to someone, they could just use it as a redirect to redirect to any site they wish, so therefore any domain they own would be linked to from http://bit.ly.com/E

    Example: http://bit.ly.com/E > http://www.askmeecon.com/ > www.mybrand.com

    Bit.ly does not allow you to ever change or delete a bit.ly link. It is impossible to ever alter or delete them. So this redirect will be with http://www.askmeecon.com/ for as long as bit.ly is in business, which we all know will be for many many years to come.

    bit.ly/E is a single char bitly redirect and very rare as it was one of the first ever created bitly links.

    Any ideas how I can auction it off or find a buyer for it?
     
  2. Nitros

    Nitros Power Member

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    Having a single letter bit.ly link is pretty cool but I don't think it is worth much. There are no guarantees that it will not get deleted.
     
  3. DIe$el

    DIe$el Regular Member

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    Flippa and Sedo are the best places to sell domain names, list your domain name on these sites.
     
  4. TrailBlazer

    TrailBlazer Junior Member

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    According to bit.lys terms of service and policy, they never delete a link once it's created. The only thing that can happen is it can get flagged as being spam if someone uses it to spam with. But even that can be removed by emailing them and telling them it's a false positive.
     
  5. Laravel

    Laravel Junior Member

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    This is not possible as bit.ly is owned by other OP just have a sub domain.
     
  6. eyesofconfuse

    eyesofconfuse Registered Member

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    Ummmm.... Is there even a market for people looking for that specific of a bit.ly?

    I could see someone's name, but what's stopping them from going to one of the other twenty shortners?

    It's cool, but yeah idk if there's any actual worth.
     
  7. TrailBlazer

    TrailBlazer Junior Member

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    Ummmm.... that's what i'm tryna find out.