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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by sturose, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. sturose

    sturose Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I purchased a micro niche site off a seller here a couple of years ago, mainly so I could learn wordpress and just play around with it.

    I didn't do much with it and certainly didn't rank the site but for a bit of fun I just decided to check the domain.

    [​IMG]

    Oh it is the .com at the top by the way.

    It's an EMD for the main keyword, 5 words so nothing special and certainly not brandable.

    I think namecheap are smoking some potent stuff these days!!
     
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  2. Capo Dei Capi

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    They are heading towards a path of being bad like godaddy. Months ago they were pulling a scam with .xyz domains, claiming the domain was already purchased so you would pay much higher. Now they just don't list .xyz domains for sale on their site.
     
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  3. littlewebdragon

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    Yeah, noticed the same stuff with them for old as well as new domains. I was surprised with "premium" domains as well. Everything that makes sense and contains 2-3 words is now premium to them. LOL
     
  4. sturose

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    I can't even begin to think what could be special about this domain. It is very niche specific and I certainly didn't get any high profile backlinks, in fact all I did was purchase a cheap link package from the marketplace!
     
  5. RoiBox

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    Anyone found a cheap registrar for the .blog domain, last I checked a domain at 2 registrars they wanted $330/$260 per year for the domain i checked, are there not any cheap registrars left today or is it the NIC that sets the "premium" stamp on the domains so that they are all expensive?
     
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    It's only special bc you want it.

    I have one domain left with Namecheap. I transferred the rest somewhere else. And I do believe I will do the same with this last one.

    I never had a problem out of NC, btw. I just like my other registrar loads better.
     
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    You can turn this into some big money and a bad day for somebody. Just kidding.
     
  8. terrycody

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    Try to negotiate with namescheap and sell the domain to them on half price, they should very glad.