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Are .mobi domain names worthwhile?

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by neddy, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. neddy

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    Does anyone have any opinions on the value of acquiring .mobi names? Not particularly as a stand alone option, but as an adjunct to existing domain names.

    Are there any good links someone can point me to please?

    Many thanks, Ned
     
  2. DavidL

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    Don't know much about them tbh. I regged a few but have since let them drop.

    If Soj doesn't mind me posting to another domain forum - http://www.namepros.com/dot-mobi/ has a lot of info.
     
  3. DnEbook

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    I also had some .mobi names , but i let them drop

    It seems they still be a good marketing name ? due to the fact the net is getting more and more mobile these days , but i would suggest more for marketing than any other reason

    Most people seem very down on this extension , which could mean there are good keywords still up for sale cheap.

    It seems because any .extension can be used as a mobile extension the original idea behind it is now redundent ?

    and then there is the whole .tel situation as well
     
  4. DomainMarketPlace

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    i had some but i dropped them and only kept a handful... they expire next month and i'm planning on dropping them. .mobi has some big backers but i don't see the point anymore, smart phones like the iphone have essentially removed the need for a mobile device specific tld

    oh and i've never once used a .mobi site on a mobile phone...
     
  5. neddy

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    Thanks for all the feedback - I really appreciate it. I agree that the .mobi extension is probably superfluous, so I've decided to let mine drop.

    Cheers, Ned