Monday, November 22, 2010

Unregistered domain mentioned on network television

Blogger Chris Finke was watching last Wednesday's episode of the The Middle, when one of the characters mentioned this domain: BeardGuru.com

Turns out the domain was unregistered, so Chris had a chance to register it and find out how much traffic a domain "mentioned" on network television can generate.

Chris had to work fast because the episode hadn't yet aired the west coast. He put up a quick site that showed random quotes about "beards" and collected email addresses.

The result: A few hundred visitors -- not tens of thousands.

Still, I think this was a great experiment. And a big miss for the producer's of the TV program -- they should have had a site there.
Happy Domain Hunting!

Jorge

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