Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




1020 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 49

Subscriber

Topic # 138913 21-Jan-2014 17:03 Send private message

I just picked up wlg.co.nz for an idea I have

and I think if you are quick I noticed that  chc.co.nz was available ...am I not a nice bloke or what!




Is an English Man living in New Zealand. Not a writer, an Observer he says. Graham is a seasoned 'traveler" with his sometimes arrogant, but honest opinion on life. He loves the Internet!.

GNFB Geeks Out on Geekzone

Email Me

Create new topic
16 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 979138 2-Feb-2014 23:49 Send private message

'CHC' sounded out sounds slighty rude :S Just like naming a child, all interpretations  should be considered!

Good find though



1020 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 49

Subscriber

  Reply # 1011402 23-Mar-2014 15:02 Send private message

Another thought
I was having a problem finding the right domain name for a specific product which i didnt want to pay thousands of dollars for

and I wonderded if we went back to addresses physical ones

like

2NetStreet.com
1CompRoad.com
2NixRoad.com
2NixStreet.com
1SoftStreet.com
2SiteRoad.com
1TronRoad.com
2SysStreet.com
1WareStreet.com
2VacStreet.com
2CoreRoad.com
2WebStreet.com
2CyberStreet.com
3CyberRoad.com
2GuruRoad.com
3DataStreet.com
2GuruStreet.com
3InfoStreet.com
2MaticRoad.com
3SoftStreet.com
2MicroRoad.com
1ControllerRoad.com
2DigitalStreet.com


are all available so you could have Smiths.2NetStreet.com

Yes? No?





Is an English Man living in New Zealand. Not a writer, an Observer he says. Graham is a seasoned 'traveler" with his sometimes arrogant, but honest opinion on life. He loves the Internet!.

GNFB Geeks Out on Geekzone

Email Me

Minimalist
4805 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 136

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1011541 23-Mar-2014 23:19 One person supports this post Send private message


663 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 73


  Reply # 1011551 24-Mar-2014 00:34 Send private message

What Scott said.

Seriously there seems like 100s of new TLDs coming out, the NZ DNC/InternetNZ are planning on opening up 2nd level registrations, it's pointless having vanity 2nd level or even 3rd level domains.  When you can just have smiths.shop or smiths.nz, why do you need smiths.somejunk.co.nz or smiths.somejunk.com ?



1020 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 49

Subscriber

  Reply # 1012437 25-Mar-2014 13:32 Send private message

Ok just a thought
the only point I would make is that
If you are a New Zealand based business selling to New Zealanders you need to have a .co.nz AND a .com

If you are a rest of the world business you MUST have a .com forget all the new vanity names. Until we change the system completely. The rest of the world consumer will always default to .com





Is an English Man living in New Zealand. Not a writer, an Observer he says. Graham is a seasoned 'traveler" with his sometimes arrogant, but honest opinion on life. He loves the Internet!.

GNFB Geeks Out on Geekzone

Email Me

3345 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 211

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1012456 25-Mar-2014 13:39 One person supports this post Send private message

gnfb: The rest of the world consumer will always default to .com


Yeah....GOOGLE.com...to find what they're looking for.  Seriously the actual URL is meaningless...it's all about searchability.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Do I have the right to return this?
Created by corksta, last reply by sdavisnz on 20-Dec-2014 22:18 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Police Camera Van Disguise
Created by Reanalyse, last reply by TLD on 20-Dec-2014 23:50 (61 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Has Spark (Telecom) locked their iphone 6 ?
Created by anewguy2014, last reply by michaelmurfy on 17-Dec-2014 14:32 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


In defence of cats
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by DarthKermit on 17-Dec-2014 15:40 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Slaughter of Innocents
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 19-Dec-2014 17:46 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Can someone explain Chromecast to me
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by robjg63 on 20-Dec-2014 22:43 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Spray Foam Insulation
Created by AACTech, last reply by timbosan on 19-Dec-2014 16:58 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Why I’m a paid subscriber to geekzone
Created by sdavisnz, last reply by sdavisnz on 20-Dec-2014 23:05 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.