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December 20, 2005

U R Your URL

Other than Q, X, and Z, the remaining 23 single-letters in the alphabet may be available for sale, according to a recent article. Qwest had the foresight to lock up Q.com, Ebay with X.com, and Nissan with Z.com for it's Z series of automobiles.

The most likely purchasers of the remaining single-letter domain names will be companies with deep pockets and already built brand equity for a given letter. A few notable examples come to mind. E.com for E! Entertainment television network, O.com for Oprah's O Magazine, and Y.com for Yahoo! (Y!).

I can envision the following companies bidding on these single-letter domains:

  • K-Mart for K.com
  • T-Mobile for T.com
  • Verizon for V.com
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    Posted by William Lozito at December 20, 2005 11:00 AM
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    4 Comments

    William,

    How about B.com for Bed, Bath and Beyond?

    M.com would fit for McDonnald's. You could even include it in the logo, just the ".com" behind the golden M.

    Interesting idea about the M for McDonald's. I was thinking G for Google's Gmail would be a good one, too. Their logo accentuates the letter G.

    I found your post really interesting. I found Internet marketing a really a great way of promoting a website. I found good results when I started internet marketing my website.

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