Domainers

Domain name speculation is the practice of identifying and registering or acquiring Internet domain names with the intent of selling them later for a profit.The main targets of domain name speculation are generic words which can be valuable for type-in traffic and for the dominant position they would have in any field due to their descriptive nature. Hence generic words and phrases such as poker, insurance, travel, creditcards, sex and others are attractive targets of domain speculation in any top-level domain.The speculative characteristics of domain names may be linked to news reports or current events. However, the effective period during which such opportunities exist may be limited.
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  • One in seven new gTLD domain names are actually just numbers

    … Roughly one out of every seven new gTLD domain names active today is numbers-only before the dot, according to DI research. It might be surprising to some that the DNS, designed to turn immemorable numbers into memorable names, is actually being used to register millions of numeric domains. Using the almost 1,000 new gTLD zone files we had…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 18 readers -
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