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Is this a good domain investment?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Anton91, May 10, 2012.

  1. Anton91

    Anton91 Junior Member

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    So, i've always thought about opening a restaurant and as i approach the subtle age of 21 i thought it was time to start looking into things. I was thinking of names and thought of one that is very simply yet highly brandable.

    I looked for the domains and recognised this:

    .com - parked and available for over $8k
    .co.uk - not parked but nowhere to be seen
    .net - parked and available for over $1k
    .org - freely available

    I'm thinking of buying the .org

    I was wondering, even if i brought the domain but didn't use it (although if i ever opened a restaurant i would, because it is a great name!) would it be a good purchase/ do you think the .org would be worth anywhere near the .net or .com in the future?

    As far as premium domains go it is pretty good and there are a huge number of other keywords that the site would be good for. In fact if not used for a restaurant it could make a very good authority site.


    I forgot to mention: The keyword has 1800 Local US searches a month and no EMDs or valuable sites ranking in the first page of google. It's only $0.43 CPC but the other keywords it has a chance with are quite valuable and also have reasonably low competition.
     
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  2. LuckySeven7

    LuckySeven7 Registered Member

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    Save your money and think of a new domain/brand, use GoDaddy and Spend $6 and save yourself $7994 on the .com. :D
     
  3. Anton91

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    Sorry i forgot to point out i am thinking of buying the .org!

    It is a great KW / brand though. I wouldn't fork out $8k on a domain just yet!
     
  4. reichstagsuperstar

    reichstagsuperstar Registered Member

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    I'd buy the .org if you think you might use it one day, seeing as you'll only be buying it at reg fee. Right now it wont be worth anything because the .com owner is obviously trying to sell and isn't running a business on the domain, if he/she were running a business on the domain you could have tried to sell the .org to them. As for the future? I think it'll be a good 10 years before we see keyword targeted .org domains have any kind of value.
     
  5. wpbacklinks

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    .com for $8k
    .net for $1k
    .org for $10


    Go for the .org one.
     
  6. webso

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    Buy the .org and be sure there will be no brand copyright or trademark issues.