|This article was published on: 02/01/2007|
Get a Great Domain Name
Looking for a memorable Web site address? Don't think for a moment that all the good ones are gone.
BY MICHAEL RUSSER
Think you missed out on the great “land grab” for real estate domain names? Think again. It’s been several years since the rush for memorable dot-com addresses, and now there are some real opportunities for those who need a catchy domain name to solidify their online presence.
Not to mention, great opportunities exist for those who were thinking ahead and stocked up on great domain names at the start of the Internet frenzy. Now could be the perfect time to sell.
Turnover Widens Pool of Names
Many businesspeople make the assumption that all the good domain names are gone, so they don’t even investigate whether their ideal address is available. After all, it’s been more than a decade since the Web began reshaping the real estate world. Any good Web site address would have been snapped up by now, right?
Fortunately, great real estate domain names are coming back into the pool of availability all the time. Keep in mind that hundreds of real estate practitioners drop out of the business ever year. Many of these people had purchased domain names they no longer need or use, so they are simply letting them expire.
Here are several ways you can tap into this supply to find your golden real estate Web address:
Have a Domain to Sell?
If you’re one of the many people who went a little overboard during the domain-name purchase frenzy days, don’t worry. There are several ways to turn your hoard of domains into a monthly cash cow.
Some people have a few dozen domain names sitting idle, while others purchased literally hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of domain names. Here’s what you can do to turn dormant domains into cash:
No more complaining that all the good domain names are gone. Huge possibilities are in front of you, whether you are looking for a memorable Web site address or have a few too many unused domain names. Every day you wait is costing you money.
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Mr. Internet is the alter-ego of Michael J. Russer, an Internet speaker, trainer, author, and consultant. Send questions to
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