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What to do with DROP.net.au?

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by boppity, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. boppity

    boppity Membership: Trader

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    Good to hear. I have a lot of ideas for the domain content. I think the comments by some that all .net.au is worthless is way off the mark.
     
  2. bunstar

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    I've had a few .net's which i've been able to monetise very nicely. I don't think it matters too much. It's just re-sale of the .net domains which is probably less attractive.
     
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  3. boppity

    boppity Membership: Trader

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    good comments. the net's started out aimed at ISP/IT/Tech but now seem to attract sites that function like social networking, databases etc.
     
  4. Shane

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    Fixed.
     
  5. findtim

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    i'd be interested to see the list of trolls please

    tim
     
  6. FirstPageResults

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    I've sold maybe a dozen .net.au's over a period of 4-5 years. Only two of those sales have produced decent returns (low $X,XXX), and the other's have been lucky to pass the $200 mark. One of the sales was because I sold an established website with the domain, and the other was because I got lucky (I don't think I could achieve the same result today).

    I've since droppped probably 2 dozen other .net.au's in the last 18 months, as I no longer see value in them and I can't see myself buying any more.

    You asked why Drop wouldn't be interested in the name, and the stark reality is that in most peoples opinion .net.au's just aren't that good.

    Also, it's a common scenario that "newbies" come on DNT thinking their domains and red hot, and then get brought back down to earth. There is only so much we can sugar coat things.. :)

    I hope that you will stick around, learn and contribute.
     
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  7. dicardo83

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    FirstPageResults, great post, it's also how you use the domain names that count and if you have the time to see it through from start to finish.
     
  8. FirstPageResults

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    I should add that I'm by no means a good salesman :)
     
  9. DnEbook

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    Worth mentioning many crappy .com.au's dropping these days as well
     
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  10. sasha

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    What to do with boppity?

    hey boppity

    1. who has hijacked this thread?
    2. which exact "member comments" degraded this thread?
    3. which members published comments you consider to be libel?
    4. which comments exactly do you consider to be libel?
    5. who are you calling trolls?

    Sasha
     
  11. snoopy

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    I'd calling developing this "throwing good money after bad". Developing a site just because you can't sell the domain it is not a good idea.
     
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