Re: [DNS] thread.119

Re: [DNS] thread.119

From: Richard Keeves <richard§ibc.com.au>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 16:08:01 +0800
> You people *just don't get it*; do you ?    People don't *randomly guess
at names*. That's akin to randomly stabbing in the last 4 digits of a phone
number, secure in the knowledge that your Aunty Beryl lives in town 'foo'
and you know the first four digits that  belong to 'foo'.
>

Firstly,  typing in a a generic name is NOT randomly guessing at it. Many
users think of a topic and type in the word (a generic word) to see what
they find.


> They use search engines.  Search engines do not rely on domain names for
ranking.
>

Actually, many search engines do give extra rating to websites whose domain
also matches the word being searched for.   As such, generic domain names
can make up a valuable part of a marketing strategy.


cheers
Richard
Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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