Is .tel worth the hype?

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Is .tel worth the hype?

Postby anamaaria2513 » Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:47 pm

I heard of the .tel 'hype' fairly recently, and to be honest i don't know what to make of it?

I know the idea behind the .tel domain is to create another 'level' of domain type........one that is based more around social networking. However, although i see how it COULD be useful, i can't see it being 'the next big thing' of the internet?

Maybe i am missing something?

Does anyone here have a .tel domain name or plan on getting one? Any thoughts on how you think it may impact the web??

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Postby jayguy » Tue Jul 21, 2009 7:04 am

An associate of mine bought about twenty of them, but I don´t really see any massive benefit.

I think they are just "hyping" the market up.

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Postby nErVada » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:14 am

i think that these are hyped, personally will not be investing in any of these.

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Postby fantasticdad » Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:58 pm

I think that with the introduction of new dots every few years, it is a great way to make money off people who don't really know anything about internet marketing. Too many people think to much about the domain. In reality, I believe the importance of the domain only wieghs in at about 10% compared to the importance of link building and relevancy.
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Postby Lokina2 » Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:06 am

If I have the good keyword for regist the domain name, I will select the .com with the first choice. I think it will be get more benefits for a long time.

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Postby mdamin76 » Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:05 pm

.tel tld is a new tld operated by Telnic, but I'd stick with .com, .net & .org

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Postby rayter » Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:34 pm

So is this a new domain? I've not seen any .tel domain name yet. I still prefer .com or .net.

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Postby samhim » Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:26 pm

Stick with what you know is what I say ie .com/net etc etc

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Postby frih » Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:07 am

I don't think it worth much. Unless you have a great dictionary word like my.tel, we.tel or something.

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Postby Sandisells » Mon May 03, 2010 2:09 am

It may be that a top level domain from a different country has some benefit but that should be tested.

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Re: Is .tel worth the hype?

Postby carinaking » Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:48 pm

I believe the importance of the domain only wieghs in at about 10% compared to the importance of link building and relevancy.
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Re: Is .tel worth the hype?

Postby jaqes » Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:57 am

Nice information, Really a good read..

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Re: Is .tel worth the hype?

Postby Mug » Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:35 am

I have seen good results from .co domains to rival the .co.uk domains. Not really seen much of the .tel extension domains though.


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