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How popular are the .net.au domain names

Discussion in 'Newbies & Getting Started' started by Liquid, May 5, 2014.

  1. Andrew Wright

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    I've said this before (I think) and I'll say it again - on this forum be prepared for someone to have a different opinion from you, and if they do, don't treat it as a personal attack.

    Oh, and .net.au's are shite ;)
     
  2. CyberClick

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    I'm delighted some ppl think they're no good - more for me. Regd half doz more just before the deadline. woohoo!
     
  3. nt81

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    Good on you :)

    I registered a dozen or so. $12 won't break the bank.
     
  4. snoopy

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    Do you think everyone will drop them after the first period?

    i.e. is it $1 spent per name or is it $1 + $20x where "x" is each renewal period. Typically someone with a decent name takes a decade or 2 (actually probably more like 5+) before a name sells. The outlay is still going to be significant.

    Secondly what is the value of a person's time to find them, I think it isn't $0.
     
  5. nt81

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    I saw some text but all I read was blah blah blah
     
  6. DnEbook

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    i wonder if tim grabbed any ?
     
  7. findtim

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    I posted elsewhere, as a bet on collingwood lost 2 weeks ago, I HAD to buy a .net.au which I did, that is all I bought.

    i agree with snoopy, $1 is not the real cost of ownership.

    tim
     
  8. DnEbook

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    thought you may have caught the fever ….:eek:
     
  9. nt81

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  10. CyberClick

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    Agree the $1 doesn't include the time spent identifying and reg-ing them (but I have plenty of .com.au's that wouldn't pass that qualification). It would be hard work to flip most net.au for profit - even at $1.

    Having said that, I didn't reg them to flip them and I wasn't blindly mining. The dozen or so I reg'd were in a specific niche and I selected them using a formula.

    I should have the first site online this week. While I won't say the site or the niche (because @Snoopy might reg the remaining .net.au's ;) ), I'll report back in a few weeks if it generated any $$$.
     
  11. findtim

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    yeh, snoopy stays up late at night searching for .net.au's

    [​IMG]
     
  12. CyberClick

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    He may but I don't think so as he's already said a few times in this thread that he prefers .com.au's.
     
  13. nt81

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    Kind of like preferring men I guess.

    I believe that FindTim's reply included some sarcasm though ;)
     
  14. CyberClick

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    I like to give ppl the benefit of the doubt.

    Posting a picture of Snoopy the cartoon character sleeping and making a sarcastic comment highlighting that he misread the previous post would be a waste of everyone's time.

    I don't believe FindTim wouldn't do that.
     
  15. Guidex

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    Well I bought about 80. That was $80 well spent!
     
  16. findtim

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    i forgot to add a :) as i think this thread has reached an "auda" discount use by date of 1/6/14 imo

    lets start a new thread for dropping net.au domains 1/5/16 :)

    better still lets have a competition "how many jelly beans in the jar" eg: how many .net.au's will drop in May 2016

    tim
     
  17. findtim

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    start putting your $1600 away for renewals

    tim
     
  18. Guidex

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    Unticked auto renewal. Using them for CPA niches with Youtube promotion. They aren't useless to me :)
     
  19. nt81

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    I love how everyone thinks they are useless but then only thinks like a domainer.
     
  20. findtim

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    i think like a developer and i think they are useless.

    tim