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3 Digits Numeric AU Domain Names Worth Anything?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by jeff.kaye, Oct 2, 2019.

  1. jeff.kaye

    jeff.kaye Membership: Community

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    I need some advice on buying the 3 digits numeric domains. For example 123.com.au, 456.com.au etc.. Firstly, are they worth investing and secondly, are they marketable? Welcome your feedback, thanks :)
     
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    If you were an end user, what would use them for?

    I had a couple adn let them drop.. never got a bite.
     
  3. snoopy

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    If it was something like 123.com.au it would be. For the average one I really doubt it, surely there is lots of available?

    They have a poor history of enduser sales (have never heard of an enduser buying one in the aftermarket). Different situation in .com where the Chinese buy/use them.
     
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    Had a few common 3 digit AU domains - didn't get me any parking revenue nor any offers. Not worth much IMO.
     
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    Surprisingly Telstra have 1234/Com ....... very handy.
     
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    Still a market for 5n's / com
     
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  7. jeff.kaye

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    Strangely enough. most numeric domain names with 1,2 or 3 numbers have been taken but never traded. Yet some were dropped or expired. Are these owners holding on to these domains for long term ? Yes, I noticed 888.com is Chinese domain for gambling but would they buy something 888.com.au for example?
     
  8. jeff.kaye

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    good point! Telstra uses it for domain redirect? For the elderly right? :) then 000/com/au should be used for emergency purposes. the point is, numeric domains can be useful if it is used for the right reason. what do you think?
     
  9. johno69

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    888 have no interest in Australia any longer.. https://www.888.com/regulation/restricted.htm
     
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  10. snoopy

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    888.com has been owned by casino-on-net for a couple of decade. The name would be worth millions. I doubt they'd be interested in 888.com.au but that name would be worth some money regardless, one of the best numerics in .com.au.

    The typical "good" domain takes 100+ years to sell so someone owning 200 names might find a home for 1 in a year.
     
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