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Uk Dropcatch Software - Any Recommendations?

Discussion in 'New Domainers' started by AlexR, Apr 16, 2020.

  1. AlexR South Africa

    AlexR Active Member

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    Hi

    I'm looking for UK dropcatch software. Any recommendations?

    Kind Regards
    Alex
     
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  3. Ben Thomas

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    I recommend using the search bar.
     
  4. AlexR South Africa

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    I've used 'dropcatch software' and 'dropcatching software' and about 5 other variations. I always search before I post. Very little results. What search terms do you recommend?
     
  5. Fred Steven Cyprus

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    i think the only one available is from Transcom.net that you can buy of the shelf, not sure how good it is.
     
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    Hay Active Member Exclusive Member

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    You could easily write your own script or i would recommend you buy one from someone like Transcom.net, i definitely would not use any hosted chasing if you are "New" to catching or if you are just starting back out.
     
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  8. Murray

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    I think you're talking specifically from your own experience and talent towards it :p it's not easy to write your own script and I doubt someone new to coding could make anything competitive

    Why not anything hosted? assuming you're paying by catch then it seems pretty no risk, assuming it's a competitive system and worthwhile using
     
  9. Ben Thomas

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    *patiently waiting for open-source API*
     
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    Also hosted has it risks compared to self hosted.
     
  11. AlexR South Africa

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    What do you mean by this? I assume you mean 'self-hosted'?
     
  13. AlexR South Africa

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    Hi - do you know how good that 'Transcom' script is? I've heard mixed things about it.
     
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    Are you sure that DomainCatch and HostedChasing have caught none of your last 50 bookings? Were none of the domains auctioned on UKBackorder or DomainLore?

    Did you manage to prebook all 50 names at the places that only allow 1 booking? For example it’s possible that some of the domains could have been caught on these tags and then automatically tag changed to their new owner before being checked on the Whois a few minutes later.
     
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  15. AlexR South Africa

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    Hi

    1) I haven't tried hostedchasing.com yet as you can only use a tag to catch their auction domains.
    2) I'll check out domaincatch. Thanks for the tip.
    Not all were booked on each service. Each had certain free slots I could grab.

    Do you know any other hosted services? I've scoured these forums as few times to find places - but you've just listed one I haven't come across before.

    Alex
     
  16. CatchDrop United Kingdom

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    I think that domaincatch was already mentioned higher up in this thread.

    As far as I know there aren’t other hosted catch providers. It may be difficult to find other public facing ones because they regularly get accused of cheating or shill bidding at their auctions.

    I think the ones mentioned already above could make up 50% or more of the successful competitive catches and they potentially caught several of the domains on the list of 50 that you had.
     
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  17. Ben Thomas

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    Neither Hosted Chasing or DomainCatch are public anymore are they?