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Is this a good find?! Website to flip

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by BigApe, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. BigApe

    BigApe Newbie

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    Hi All,

    I have recently found a UK high school website that does not have the exact name as a domain - Instead they have registered "blablblaHIGH.com" .

    I have found that the .CO.UK and .COM are available for the exact name "blablablaHIGHSCHOOL".

    So I am just looking for advice as to whether you guys think this is worth pursuing and also if so any advice on a script to make first contact? I don't want to sound like an a$$ holding them to ransome lol

    Thanks and enjoy your Friday!
     
  2. da_marketing

    da_marketing Junior Member

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    Did a quick Google search on "UK high school website" and found many of them have domain names that go "blablablhigh.com", so your plan might just not work out.
     
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  3. Creol

    Creol Junior Member

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    No, it's not.
     
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  4. da_marketing

    da_marketing Junior Member

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    Also, domain names can be trademarked. Assuming that the university in question is pretty big and they've trademarked the name, they can easily claim the domain name from you legally.
     
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  5. jadsn

    jadsn Power Member

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    There's no benefit for them to change their domain - especially to a longer one. I wouldn't pursue this.
     
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  6. BigApe

    BigApe Newbie

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    Thanks guys good advice all round - unfortunate it's a no go but there we go!
     
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  7. IrwinJ

    IrwinJ Regular Member

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    Also worth nothing they would lose their domain authority in the process. Yes you can 301 redirect to the new domain but there will be a period of building up history again with search engines (Google).
     
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