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What is the value on domains of only numbers, like 8890.com?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by krinko25, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. krinko25

    krinko25 Junior Member

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    Hi Guys,

    So I notice a while ago that you can see domains on auctions that are only numbers, for example 8890.com or 0295.org etc, so I was wondering what is the value on that, I check some of those domains and some are spammed and the way back machine shows product pages with oriental characters maybe chinese I dont know, others show web pages in different occidental languages, most of them dont have links...

    so I dont get it, some one knows why people buy this domains on auctions instead of just picking another tld available?
     
  2. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    It's worth what someone is willing to pay for it.

    I guess there is an attraction because it's a short domain and each of these number only domains probably have a significance to the people that bid on them.
     
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  3. Alaindeloin

    Alaindeloin Regular Member

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    That depend of the numbers.

    For example the 8 is the "lucky number" in China...
     
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  4. pixelgrinder

    pixelgrinder Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    The chinese eat these up because on mobile devices they usually don't have an english keyboard or it takes additional time to access the english keyboard so they use these number domains as a shortcut way to access websites.
     
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  5. krinko25

    krinko25 Junior Member

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    That makes sense!! thank you!!!
     
  6. Entratish

    Entratish BANNED BANNED

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    These domains have a lot of value in the Chinese market.