Who is Really Making the Expired Domains Money?

Written by Ed Zivkovic

Ways To Profit with Expired Domain Names

What is an expired Domain Name?

An expired Domain Name is a Domain Name which was previously registered butrepparttar owner did not re-register it.

If a Domain Name expires, it becomes available for anyone to register.

Why are Expired Domains so Popular?

One reason is that ifrepparttar 131734 domain name itself has a lot of link popularity, it will have an established source of traffic. What this means to you is if you snap up an Expired Domain with an established source of traffic, you will have a site with instant traffic.

To prove that expired Domain Names with traffic not only exist, but exist abundantly, I will show you a site which sells Traffic from Expired Domains. That's all they do!

The site is: http://www.adbuytraffic.com and they openly state whererepparttar 131735 traffic comes from - Expired Domains!

How to Locate Expired Domains

I will show you how to locate Expired Domains for Free. The money you save can be used for other things such as web hosting.

But first, just to see how all this works, check out http://www.bizmint.com. They will charge you a monthly fee to access their database of Expired Domains.

Now go to http://www.deleteddomains.com where you can search for Deleted and Expired Domain Names for FREE.

What Program Enables an Expired Domain Name Search?

The above sites all use some kind of Script which will search for Expired Domains. These Scripts are usually written in Perl and will run on a UNIX web host which supports Perl.

There is a couple of ways to get your hands on one of these special programs.

1. Go to http://www.hotscripts.com or http://www.scriptsearch.com and search forrepparttar 131736 term Expired Domain Name. You will get several results which contain Free and Fee scripts. Remember to try your own search terms too.

2. Go to http://www.scriptlance.com and post a project up for bid. You will get programmers from all overrepparttar 131737 world bidding on your project.

5 Tips For The Perfect Domain Name

Written by Niall Roche

What is a domain name? A domain name isrepparttar location of your website onrepparttar 131732 Internet. Your domain name will be what you become known by online so it's important to get it right.

Each website onrepparttar 131733 Internet is labelled with something called an IP address which isrepparttar 131734 actual address ofrepparttar 131735 website online. A typical IP address looks like this: Remembering a string of numbers like that is difficult so a domain name translates all those numbers into something like www.amazon.com. This is far easier to remember.

#1 Dot what? Each domain has what's called an extension. The most well known of these extensions is .com. This, however, is notrepparttar 131736 only type of domain extension available. There is also:

.net If you can't find your preferred .com domain name you could always chooserepparttar 131737 same domain with a .net extension. It might not haverepparttar 131738 same ring as a .com but is still as just useful as a .com.

.org These domain extensions were orginally designed for educational and more formal websites. Anybody can register a .org however so you have more options for domain selection.

.info A more recent introduction torepparttar 131739 domain name game are .info domains. Many ofrepparttar 131740 valuable .info domains were bought up overnight but there's still a huge range of good .info domains available. With a little creativity you could really make a .info work for you e.g. www.moviereview.info.

Bear in mind that most web surfers tend to remember .com more easily than anything else.

#2 Branding vs Business Name There is an age old debate onrepparttar 131741 whether or not you should establish a brand name online or use a domain that more actually reflects your real business. Let's look at Amazon as an example. Amazon sells books online. Most people setting up a business would have chosen say www.booksonline.com instead of www.amazon.com. Amazon has since established itself as a brand name of global recognition - provingrepparttar 131742 value of building a brand name.

You'll need to choose betweenrepparttar 131743 two. Brand name or your own business name. Consider how your domain sounds, how it might look on a business card and how well it relates to your business.

There's no one right answer to this question. You need to choose what makes most sense for you, your website and your business in general.

#3 Hyphenated or Not? This is another area of debate. Should your domain be one single word or shouldrepparttar 131744 words be separated by hyphens? There are advantages and disadvantages to both approaches. Single word domain names can be easier to explain, use on header paper and lend themselves to brand names very well. Single word domains are in very, very short supply.

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