Dead Domains - find out How to give them a Good Send Off

Written by E Margaret MacGillivray

How many times have you bookmarked a web site and, months later, gone back to find thatrepparttar original content has disappeared andrepparttar 144705 new web site appears to be a directory of links? How frustrating is that! Have you stopped and considered why this is happening? If you wererepparttar 144706 owner ofrepparttar 144707 domain name, how annoyed were you to find that your domain is live and well and earning someone else some money when you couldn’t make an honest dollar from your old web site?

There are several things which you ought to know about your domain name registration. While you pay forrepparttar 144708 annual renewal ofrepparttar 144709 registration, and especially if you have “locked” your domain name, it is yours. However, when you don’t renewrepparttar 144710 name with your registrar, it goes through a protection scheme of up to 75 days when you can renewrepparttar 144711 registration and addrepparttar 144712 domain name back into your portfolio. After that, it’s open hunting season for expired domain names, particularly those with web traffic.

There are many Domain Name Hunters who scourrepparttar 144713 internet each and every day looking for valuable domains which show signs of death. The obvious signs are thatrepparttar 144714 domain hasn’t been renewed and is inrepparttar 144715 redemption period. There are several well known companies whose sole role in life is to snap uprepparttar 144716 expired domains THE SECOND that they become available again (they have developed software to allow them to do this) – and then they either sell them torepparttar 144717 highest bidder – or put a directory site on them which has a whole lot of affiliate links of one kind or another. Then they sit back and let your work in building traffic bring in a small income each month. As they probably own thousands of domains, this business can be extremely profitable for them. All this is perfectly legal and above board. These are genuine businesses who are breaking no rules and they are expanding allrepparttar 144718 time.


Written by Bobby

Choosingrepparttar right domain name can be hard. Everyone wants a .com, but allrepparttar 144498 good .com's are taken. So it comes down to compromise, when your HEAR a website's domain, that is .org or .net. You still type in .com. That is where .info and .biz come in. Most people have not heard of .info and .biz, so they are more likely to remmeber it. If you heard and two hours later you decided to go there. You would still type in .com. If you heard it is more likely to stick with you.

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