homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.226.147.84
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: buckworks & webwork

Domain Names Forum

    
DMOZ / Yahoo Listed Names
DMOZ / Yahoo Listed Names
nakulgoyal

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 1366 posted 11:49 pm on Sep 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

I have a lot of DMOZ / Yahoo Listed Names! I also have a list of names that are available.

Do you think it's worth t collect a lot of them?

 

DavidP

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 1366 posted 12:09 am on Sep 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

You want to be careful playing games with dmoz. Some categories are not closely monitored, but others are - in which case funny business will be noted if you are planning on using the expired domains to SEO another site.

The more of them you have - the more likely it is that one of them will be picked up and deleted. If they pick up a couple that are now landing pages to the same site and suspect that there are more, someone may write a script to hunt down and kill the rest of your collection.

HughMungus

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 1366 posted 7:38 pm on Oct 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

I was at DMOZ the other day looking at companies in "my space" and saw a listing for a company I know about. But when I clicked on the link in their listing, I got a 404. Why? Because DMOZ is still listing their OLD domain name. So I put a back-order on the name that DMOZ is still using but which the company obviously isn't (it's a generic domain name that would work equally well for my website). Is that wrong?

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved