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

    … are said to be popular in China due to the fact that digits are the only 10 characters permissible in DNS that Chinese speakers natively understand. Many popular web sites in China use short, numeric .com or .cn domain names. Some short numeric domains have sold for six or seven figures to end-user companies. So there’s a thirst for numerics among…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 18 readers -
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