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Spotted One in the Wild

Discussion in 'gTLDs' started by DnEbook, Nov 30, 2017.

  1. DnEbook

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    " Noticed this on a work trailer www.vps.melbourne Possibly the only .melbourne I have ever seen? "
     
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    They're almost as rare as hen's teeth!
     
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  3. snoopy

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    I remember several years ago at a dntrade meet up, someone claimed to have seen a .melbourne being used on a billboard.

    Very hard to know if myth or real.
     
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    Reminds me of a joke I just thought up.

    Ireland.Ireland.Ireland
     
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  6. DnEbook

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    I knew of that one as myself and Chris met the owner at a Wordpress Meetup, he is on a mission to "educate" folk about the benefits of .melbourne ...........good luck with that!
     
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    That is funny, at the end of the day he'll receive the "education" courtesy of an out of control credit card statement and an angry wife.
     
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    he's been on mission and check out the site, he has @ 10 businesses on it after 1 year
     
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    I wonder how many names he has registered himself, must be a lot to embark on this mission.

    One think I have found with domain it is generally impossible and pointless to try and "educate" consumers, it is actually the industry that needs to listen to what people want. Like trying to sell blueberry ice cream when everyone asks for chocolate.
     
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    i've found consistently in my life of SALES ( i was a paper boy at 11yr ) that there are 2 completely different things:
    selling and marketing.
    selling is trying to give someone something they don't want and marketing is finding out first what they want and providing it, it doesn't take to much effort to see what works best ! the end result is still a sale.
    if you stick to that sentence you'll do ok IMO

    tim
     
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  11. DnEbook

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    I wont say his name but this guy was also a bit dark on the Uber industry due to the fact he was in the Limo business and losing clients to those pesky Uber folk