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Is this .net domain worth a penny?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Gogol, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Gogol

    Gogol Elite Member

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    Hi blackhattters!
    I recently bought the domain below.
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    tech5.net
    I checked archive.org and found that it was first registered in 2004, later discontinued after a few year. I got this from expired domain search. Do you think this domain can earn me some bucks and more importantly, if I build a site on this domain, what do you think would be the best niche (topic rather)?
    Please help me out, thanks a ton! :)
     
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  2. Gogol

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    Anyone?
     
  3. Gogol

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    @dedeco what kind of site do you suggest? A blog or anything like that?
     
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    Not worth much more than reg fee, I'd let it drop again.
     
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    Buy it,you'll be able to sell it for 100x price sometime :)
     
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    Not worth much in terms of resale value but it is nice and short. You could use it for a blog or something.
     
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  7. Gogol

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    Already did :)


    Thnx for the replies people :)
     
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    personally I'd make it a fake fan site for a nerdy boy band and stick it in my blog network.
     
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    Never had to but how do I NEG rep? (OP)
     
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    Why do you want to neg rep the OP? He asked a fair question.
     
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  11. Gogol

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    Huh? :eek:
    Did i marry your girl friend or what ? :p * being sarcastic*

    @ all
    Thanks for the suggestions again :)
    I actually want to look for "topics" not niche only. It is pretty obvious that one would go for Technology, but Technology is a vast subject!
    I am already getting some great thoughts!
    Keep up the good work everyone :)
     
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    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    almost demonstrated how to for your post, because neg rep was definately not called for.

    anyway to answer your question , I think only JrVIP and up can neg rep
     
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  13. WeavingThoughts

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    It is brandable. Tough to sell but just might if you try hard enough :)
     
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  14. billrockstar

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    I really like it actually I would say it is
     
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    Made new site about tech news. New Technology News - Only On Tech 5
     
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    Yes, for Pete's sake (whoever Pete was).

    A domain name doesn't have to be "perfect" to rank. Some really awful/hard-to-remember/meaningless domains have ranked quite well. Some domains like that have sites that rake in the $$$ daily. The domain name, it and of itself, is not the main thing.

    Examples? Check out vat19 dot com. It's one of the most clever, well-done sites I know of. They do all sorts of things right. But their domain has no meaning, and certainly nothing to do with funny items, novelties, or cool stuff. It could be a domain for anything (or nothing). Granted, it's a short domain (which is desirable) but that's all it has going for it.

    Speaking of short domains, yours is pretty short. Not bad. I think it has potential for a few different things. "But it's a dot-net!!" you say. Why yes, yes it is. But that is not a death blow for a site. Especially for a "technology" niche. You want proof of that, too?? *Sigh*. OK: here's a list of successful .net sites. You probably have visited some of these or heard of them.

    So is your domain worth something? Sure. Does it have potential? Absolutely. But not because of the name or the TLD alone.
     
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    Thnx everyone for the valuable comments :)
     
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    Thnx for the list dude. The only hiccup i was having was indeed the .net extension. Yes, i have visited quite a few of them :)
     
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    Make a tech news site with attractive theme. Make some post with WP Robot or something else then Flip the site ;)
     
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    good show man, your going into the right direction ;)
     
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