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buying domains — am i crazy

  • # May 2, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    Hello everyone. Recently, I’ve been buying domain names that I think are interesting. My friend said she thinks I’m crazy. I’m not the only one that does this right? With names being so cheap, I figure I may as well buy it now and when I have the time for a project, then I’ll use it. Am I crazy? Thanks!!

    # May 2, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    All depends on if you think you’ll be using them. They can start stacking up pretty quickly, and before you know it you’re paying a couple hundred bucks a year for nothing.

    # May 2, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    I’d lean toward crazy.

    It takes zero time to buy a new domain and get going on a new project. You can do that two seconds before you start working on it.

    And if it’s taken, throw a dash in the name and it won’t be. (See the domain name of this site for an example.)

    But if you get a kick out of buying domains, hey, at least it’s not heroin.

    # May 2, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    “But if you get a kick out of buying domains, hey, at least it’s not heroin”


    # May 2, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    It depends on the likelihood that you’re actually going to make a project out of them.

    I myself like to save my money. If I went off buying a bunch of useless domains I’d feel like my much spent time working on sites for others would be for nothing.

    # May 3, 2011 at 4:23 am

    My boss is known to buy domains similar to keywords we might target in order to stop competitors getting them….

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