.CO Domains, which ones did you register?

.co domain names

To date, nearly 250,000 .co domain names have been registered. But is it just a bunch of specualtion?

.CO domains are now open to all.  Must have keyword domains are registered, but like many other domains such as .mobi and .me, many keyword domains remain largely available in several different categories. 

Memories of Failed Domains

The memories of failed domains and investments like .MOBI, have left many avoiding new domains, or at least avoiding hefty upfront investments. 

How did Music.mobi ever turn out after the buyer paid $616,000 for the name?   Or games.mobi for $401,500?  Or flowers.mobi for $200,000 purchased by Rick Schwartz in 2007?

The last notable .MOBI sale for over $50,000 that was public, was Casino.mobi in September 2009 for $135,000.

Domain investors are increasingly wary about new domains.  Although the flood of new domains presents challenges, some organizations and individuals are finding creative ways to use alternate domains.  It’s just a matter of marketing and money. 

For anyone who invests in domain names, owning the best .COM domain is an important part of a portfolio, but taking some risks can pay off.

If .CO domains turn out to be successful, it could serve to be a smart investment for those who added .CO domains to their portfolio early.

All that said, which .CO domains did you register?

We are conscious about our budget and don’t have the money to speculate, but we registered a handful through GoDaddy including LaborDay.co, MemorialDay.co, IndependenceDay.co and a few other holidays.

10 comments
fizz
fizz

Regged 0. Instead spent $ on renewing a few .coms to 2020.

Jason
Jason

I don't know what you guys are talking about...  registered a few hundred .co's and almost all of them are getting decent traffic.  Maybe I got all the good ones?  :-D

Chris Robbins
Chris Robbins

dotco never released web.co so noone owns it.

Chris Robbins
Chris Robbins

I went ahead and registered: CollectorCars co PetHotels co kewl co BTW, use gda734c at godaddy for 21% off. I did.

Fusible.com
Fusible.com

Thanks for sharing.  We just couldn't resist buying a few keyword domain names that we always wanted like VeteransDay.co, IndependenceDay.co and MemorialDay.co.

Janice
Janice

Like Wanna said in his post today......the .co domains he bought and parked are getting close to ZERO traffic.  He said it was a lot less than he expected. Not me.....I knew these would be ghost towns.

Ricky
Ricky

My only .co domain is a geo.... BayArea (as in San Fransico Bay Area)

Fusible.com
Fusible.com

LOL, Andrew.  Well, they don't celebrate those holidays in the islands of Tuvalu either, but they're registered there as well.  We only registered a few names, low risk. Definitely not investing any further.  We picked up each for the $29 price tag.

Andrew Douglas
Andrew Douglas

I didn't know they celebrated those in Colombia :) I avoided the landrush like the plague.