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Is there a way to see which Domain Names have been searched but not bought?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by dubcorp, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. dubcorp

    dubcorp BANNED BANNED

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    Someone took an extremely particular domain name that I searched a few times but hesitated on buying. Could they have seen that and just bought it in hopes of selling it to me for a premium price?
     
  2. Scripteen

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    You can have access to this only if you are a domain registrar. There are rumors that Godaddy does this but I have never experienced this personally. I'd say it was just a coincidence as there are thousands of domainers/webmasters registering domains every day. Niche research tools make this easier to happen as well.
     
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    How would someone know what you had been searching for?
     
  4. dubcorp

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    you never know nowadays, this domain was associated with an idea and was available for a while. till about 2 days ago.
     
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    balsagoth007 Elite Member

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    When you find a good domain name especially an EMD just take action and register it immediately, if you don't do it someone else will do it. I have lost a lot of EMD due to that.
     
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    it's surely possible !
     
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    I've had GoDaddy steal domains I was searching for a number of times. I hesitated and 24 hours later it was registered for 2 years! The first time it happened it was for my personal name. So I can't imagine a person with the same name within 24hrs had the same idea as me. I checked regularly and it never changed... just sat there as a parking page for 2 years. :(

    I did eventually get it... Just had to wait 2 years. :(
     
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    man thats messed up...but i think thats what happened here as well. they didnt list it as a premium domain or anything to get more moeny out of you?
     
  9. BlackxHat

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    im pretty sure this site sold some of my domains i searched domainbots .com
     
  10. Corrupt

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    I've personally searched on who.is and have searched for thousands of domains so far, a potentially great one as well, really brandable. Going to use it for my offline business. But none of them have ever been taken, except one, which is vccservice.com
    No idea why I didn't register that domain as soon as I saw it was available =_=