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  1. JMI

    JMI Active Member Acorn Supporter

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    Steady on old chap I'm not hating - its a very nice domain, just a little disagreement on what people think will end up as household brand. Is there anything in the fact sunshinecouk is a real business and holidayscouk is just a redirect to first choice, does that tell us anything. You can make anything household name if you pump enough dosh into it.
     
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    That doesn't tell us anything, no.
     
  4. ratboy United Kingdom

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    You don't need to be a household name to make decent money though.

    There are a few acorns who have taken these exact match names to great heights and you'll have seen them on TV! for £27k you have a standout name in a huge industry, and if the buyer can take 0.5% of that market they will do very well indeed.

    A great category killer exact match may not "rank instantly" like the old days, but it opens doors and big ones. Good luck to the buyer :)
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Agreed. Who wouldn't take holiday couk seriously ? It's that instant authority and trust thing
     
  6. pugyrob United Kingdom

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    Just what i was going to say. People talk about brands but the truth is, these names don't need to always become brands. There are a lot of top names that make great income and are never known in households.

    The other thing is that a brand like sunshine would often buy them as protection or to show market leadership and just redirect them. At £27k you can't go far wrong with this one, i only ever lost money buying average names, not top ones.
     
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    I once found myself in front of the board of a £1.5bn company because of an exact match. Don't underestimate their power!
     
  8. Jag Singh United Kingdom

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    I can confirm the sale has been completed.

    Congrats to buyer and seller, have a great weekend everyone.
     
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