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Domain king for .au?

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by snoopinc, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. snoopinc

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    I'm wondering if the .au ccTLD has a domain king?
     
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  3. Honan

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    Dean Shannon
     
  4. DnEbook

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    dean shannon ........is ?
     
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    the guy? I saw in the lobby on the way in wearing blush and swinging a shoulder bag looked like he/she could be the .AU Queen - a grammatical mystery, was it him/her wearing the blush and swinging the bag or was it me?

    I would struggle to qualify as the Kings' serfs' dog - lots of bark (569 .au) and no bite(s) :)
     
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    no doubt they are smart cookies and i do remember having a quick read when that article was reported , i wonder if the auda have ever taken a domain from any of the big players , would be interested to know
     
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    thanks for the info , when he is ready he can make an offer for my gtld/com/au
     
  10. Oz.

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    Met Dean (and Rick - .com Domain King, and many other domainers) in the 2002, self named DeanFest. He is a very smart and a really interesting guy.
    The #1 domainer conference by far - 2nd being Traffic Down Under of course.
    Good times, good times in LA/Beverly Hills.
     
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  11. OzDomains

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    What about Websyte Corporation?
     
  12. DomainNames

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    Fairfax Media ( http://www.fxj.com.au) would be the new King since it now owns the majority shares in www.omg.com.au which owns 30,000 .com.au generic domain names ( about 1-2000 seem valuable the rest of questionable resale value but obviously bring in keyword traffic still of some sort to them)

    It probably helps to have so many names for what they do but when is quantity better than quality?

    Obviously the value Fairfax Media pays for built out names is far greater with the amounts they pay for developed websites such as essential baby, rsvp etc etc

    Strangely omg is not even listed here http://www.fxj.com.au/our-assets/online.dot

    You can see how online is growing as Fairfax Media develop all their print into websites also http://www.fxj.com.au/our-assets/UpdatedPublicationsListfor2011_Nov10.pdf

    Having 30,000 generic .com.au domain names ( via the omg.com.au deal) should help them for many future plans they have which require good generic keyword branding

    FYI http://www.omg.com.au/about-us/
     
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  13. James

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    Pacific Octane is the king 6,000 .au domains !!!
     
  14. DomainNames

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    Yes nice work James do you own Pacific Octane? Wont be long you will be off to the carribean also by the looks with so many names :) Would you rate your 6000 domain names as lower, equal of better quality and resale value than the 30,000 owned by omg?
     
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    Not the same James!
     
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    Yes they have, we never received any preferential treatment. Rules are rules.
     
  18. payattention

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    I'm still waiting for CompuGlobalHyperMegaNet.com.au to drop and then I will be king :)