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# 19734 28-Feb-2008 15:46
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Hi guys I have an auction site, one would think that there are no more space for an auction site on the net.
I think that this would take off once people know about it. The name says it all, if you know YOUTUBE we have a winner... the site is name is [url removed]
I tried selling it on trade me but they didn't want it. It was purely selling the site not advertising. so i've decided to keep it.
Any feed back about the site will be greatly appreaciated, feel free to register and lets make this site our site.

Thanks team!!!

[Moderator edit (tonyhughes): Linkdropping/spam is unwelcome.]

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  # 113574 28-Feb-2008 15:54
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I don't get why you've called it bidTube... in what way does it have anything in common with YouTube?! Whats the differentiator that will make it survive in this market?

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  # 113575 28-Feb-2008 16:01
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good luck with it, but for my money it looks a bit...meh.
stickin' with trade me and amazon over here.

 
 
 
 




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  # 113576 28-Feb-2008 16:03
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I had a few discusion about the name i guess Youtube is pretty well know so I guess... bidTube is a good name.

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  # 113578 28-Feb-2008 16:15
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too common though.  every web2.0 site and their aunty are using the "insertrelevantnameforyoursiteplusTUBE" or "anythingyoulikethatendsinERminustheEandjustalittle....r" naming format.  it's time for some originality

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  # 113579 28-Feb-2008 16:16
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soldierruel: I had a few discusion about the name i guess Youtube is pretty well know so I guess... bidTube is a good name.


Right, so it's called bidTube not because you're somehow incorporating YouTube-type features into an auction website, but because you think making a vague reference to a very popular website in the name will make it attractive?

I hate to sound harsh, but can I bring you back to Earth with a gentle bump? Your subject title says it all, and when you said "one would think that there are no more space for an auction site on the net" you were bang on the money. There isn't room for another auction site. Trademe has the market sewn up. Not even e-bay can get much of a look-in here in New Zealand thanks to the ubiquity of Sam Morgan's creation.

Putting Trademe aside, the site is way too busy looking for me. Simple is the name of the game.

Good luck and all, but I wouldn't quit the day job just yet.

Steve



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  # 113580 28-Feb-2008 16:16
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gehenna: good luck with it, but for my money it looks a bit...meh.
stickin' with trade me and amazon over here.



No probs...
I think with some listings and It would look really good.

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# 113581 28-Feb-2008 16:27
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soldierruel: The name says it all, if you know YOUTUBE we have a winner... the site is name is www.bidtube.co.nz  


How does it relate to YouTube as in "if you know YOUTUBE we have a winner"?




 
 
 
 


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  # 113582 28-Feb-2008 16:29
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freitasm:
soldierruel: The name says it all, if you know YOUTUBE we have a winner... the site is name is [url removed]


How does it relate to YouTube as in "if you know YOUTUBE we have a winner"?


I already posed this to him, Mauricio. His response: " I had a few discusion about the name i guess Youtube is pretty well know so I guess... bidTube is a good name."

I think 'soldierruel' has a little bit to learn about what makes businesses succeed!



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  # 113588 28-Feb-2008 16:57
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Point taken... But good things take time.

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  # 113601 28-Feb-2008 17:46
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url/hyperlinks removed, due to link-dropping aspect of this post. I will now close this thread to let it die with dignity.







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