Compete to compete for their own traffic

18 Oct

Your traffic will bleed. No matter how many times you brand with the obvious ‘.com’ or ‘.net’ or whatever, people will type in other domains. You can’t stop that.

So I laughed the other day when dropped, and someone else picked it up., a traffic analytics company, was completely asleep at the wheel as their domain-in-another-extension dropped.


UPDATE: Actually the domain never expired. The new owner just contacted the old owner and bought it from him. Evidently couldn’t even do that.

3 Responses to Compete to compete for their own traffic


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October 18th, 2007 at 8:53 pm

Wow, this company has definitely made some waves as of late with their analytics tool – that’s kind of embarrassing.


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October 31st, 2007 at 2:38 pm

[...] we can all attest to that) – ‘forgot password’ is a process I go through again. So – pick on Compete again – email addresses are easy to get to. If I put in my email address – you shouldn’t reset the [...]