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Man bought ebola.com in 2008 and is bout to make a killing..

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Jonny1223, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. Jonny1223

    Jonny1223 Registered Member

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    His name is John Schultz, just seen this article..

    "in 2008 he bought Ebola.com for an undisclosed fee. We?re assuming it didn?t cost him much at all.Now, in 2014, during an Ebola epidemic that is taking the world by storm, he?s charging $150,000 for it. Business."


    ?According to our site meter, we?re already doing 5,000 page views per day just by people typing in Ebola.com to see what?s there,? Schultz said.

    ?We?re getting inquiries every day about the sale of it. I have a lot of experience in this sort of domain business, and my sense is that $150,000 is reasonable.?


    Schultz and his Internet Retail company also own BirdFlu.com and a host of other generic domains that may or may not be worth something one day.
     
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  2. elviswong

    elviswong Senior Member Premium Member

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    Always stick to your old domains...

    I still got domains i bought in 97 !
    2cents
     
  3. badaz

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    Interesting :D never give-up old domains <3
     
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    I have a feeling the man is delusional. It is worth a bit more than the reg fee.
     
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    i recently checked the competition in my country and it looked really easy to rank, of course also with an unbelievable high amount of search queries...but how can u monetize a keyword like this? Maybe through info products?
     
  7. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    It's an Algo, of course it can be gamed.
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    Chikita FTW when it comes to ebola domains.
     
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  8. hieufox

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    Wow, lol that guy must be 2smart4usall
     
  9. HoNeYBiRD

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    Chitika you mean :)

    searched on google for "chikita" though, because why not and this came up:
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    chikita
    
    A red liquid that comes of out of a gay cat's dick when it get horny.
    "My gay cat was rubbing my leg and all of sudden chikita startding comeing out of his dick."
    i cried :D
     
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    Can't believe what I have just read :)
     
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    The worst part is that I actually read that and thought it was spelled like the bananas, and now I can't even look at the bananas in my kitchen.
     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    OP, your thread gave me an idea, but it looks like somebody already thought of it. Oh well.

    [​IMG]
     
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    "Killing it with Ebola".....that would be appropriate title for the article
     
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    The fact that he doesn't have adsense up on that ebola site makes me want to put my head through the wall. Some people are just brain dead and helpless.
     
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    Yeah he could bank lots of money while it is in the selling process :)
     
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    It's near impossible to get a good domain name for something trending =/

    Just figured I would test my luck so I did a search for a bunch of Ebola domains.. all taken lol

    Tried: VirusEbola, TheEbolaVirus, EbolaSymptoms, EbolaVirusSymptoms, etc etc etc

    All gone lol
     
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    Obola.com is gone too!!! This one is a hashtag #Obola started by @DineshDSouza
     
  19. t0mmy

    t0mmy Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I guess he reads BHW and seen this, just checked the site and he's got adsense up and some articles too now :D
     
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  20. Jared255

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    You're calling him delusional?
     
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