Google Domain Names Gobbled Up

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Domain names including the word “google” have been gobbled up left and right lately by online entreprenuers, search engine marketing types, and those looking to maybe turn a buck, or a joke, on the Google IPO and hype. Gary Price of ResourceShelf put together this interesting list of such google-esque domain names.

Can’t get Google shares at the IPO price? How about purchasing a domain names that includes the word Google? This seems to be quite a popular activity these days. Surprising? Hardly.

Nevertheless it’s sure interesting to see the variety of names that individuals and companies have registered. These names were not registered by the Google. During April and the first day of May more than 400 names were registered in the following domains: com,. net, .info, .biz, .us, .org , .biz

Here’s a sample: googleaccounting.com, googlefoods.com, googleforfun.com, googlelerner.com, googlerecipes.com, googledaddy.com, googlesoap.com (that’s right, SOAP) , googlevirus.com, googlewebapi.com, seo4google.com, googlesblog.com, googleclassactionlawsuit.com (hmmmm…), bannedongoogle.com

googlegmail.net, google-labs.net, testgoogleadsense.net, googleclassactionlawsuit.net

Here’s the entire list of the 400 registered google domain names.

Loren Baker
Loren Baker is the Founder of SEJ, an Advisor at Alpha Brand Media and runs Foundation Digital, a digital marketing strategy & development agency.
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  • Simon Matthews

    You seem suprised to see that googleSOAP has been registered yet for any programmer this could be simple access to google ‘in code’. Since SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is a lightweight protocol for communication via a web service (independent of platform) the site could become the gateway to programs accessing the functions of google.

  • steve

    yeah.. what she said!

  • SARV

  • Colin

    is this break any copyright laws???

  • zukof

    I see a few more such sites..

    ADVANCEGOOGLE.COM
    GOOGLEADSUBMIT.COM
    GOOGLEADSUBMITTER.COM
    GOOGLECRAWLER.COM
    GOOGLESUBMITTER.COM
    OPTIMIZEFORGOOGLE.COM
    OPTIMIZEGOOGLE.COM
    YAHOOCRAWLER.COM
    GOOGLEADBLASTER

    Is that a copyright issue to use “google” in a domain name..

    I think googlecrawler.com and yahoocrawler.com as nice domains.

    Thanks
    Zukof

  • check this out!

  • Good-looking site. Congratulations.