Value of typo domains?

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  1. njf United Kingdom

    njf Active Member

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    Guys,

    I just renewed mortgauges.co.uk.

    Paused for thirty seconds though - is there any value in such spelling-error domains any more, or is my thinking stuck in the last decade? (Or was it broken even then?!)

    Cheers, Nick.
     
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  3. meslam123

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    no it has no value for example, when I had first entered domain industry, I had registered luxuury.com which I discovered later that spelling-error domains have a little to no value except in some cases as brandable domains like Digg is "dig with two g's" which easy to explain to customers or spelled domains with two different sounds.
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Depends on what you do with it surely. You could use it as a funnel to another site so you know any typo traffic you get is relevant. Say you had mortagedeals.com then any traffic from the typo is forwarded to that is likely to be interested in you content and you may get conversions. I have a couple good traffic typos and they do make some cash.
     
  5. meslam123

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    That's works too but depends on the domain itself gets any traffic or no traffic at all
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    yes of course ! If it get 2 hits a year then not much of a conversion rate
     
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    Also this is remind me of recent drop "goole" :)
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Indeed.... i would have gone for that myself if id known
     
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    Edwin Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    That’s also a town of 20,000 people so it’s not really a typo (though I’m sure it will get miskeyed traffic too)
     
  10. meslam123

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    yes i have noticed that too, as i think this give the owner of domain advantage against any possible trademark claims from companies like google