Here we share our top 10 domain name fails… So, you’ve just set up a new business, the new business needs a website and it also needs a domain name.
What`s the first thing you`d do having found a seemingly perfect domain name? That’s right, you’d check it for all the different variations and connotations it could have before purchasing it. (Something these guys should have done!)
They really didn’t think this one through, did they? I mean, they should be positively promoting their I.T scrap recycling services, not telling the world that it`s crap!
What`s this? The land of penises, what an interesting holiday resort! I wonder what their local food specialities are… I bet sausages, bananas and cucumbers are popular, to name but a few! Ah wait, it`s custom made pens they are advertising, of course…
So you`re looking for a database of talent representatives and what do you stumble across? Only the perfect website to buy a gift for that special lady in your life of course…
Don`t you just hate it when you’re relaxing in your Speedo’s and woops, you let one slip. It can be so embarrassing, thank goodness for this website where you can share your awkward Speedo related faux pas.
Americans do what now? This is a prime example of an epic domain name fail. Seriously, why didn’t anybody think to check this before purchasing it?
Now I think this one is a really clever domain name `fail` (using that term loosely.) Surely this is intentional, I mean, look at the tag line they`re using: `You Can`t Beat Our Bait!`
Well played Sir Master Bait, well played…
Wow, just wow. There`s nothing relaxing and reassuring about this domain name. No matter how much they try and make their logo look calm and inviting, I just can`t get past seeing those two words – the rapist. Major fail here guys!
Now this website is based in Italy so I can see how this one slipped past them, unfortunately for them it now looks as though they are promoting some kind of powerful intimate body parts. I bet this gets all kinds of wrong traffic!
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Holy Moly! Which genius allowed this domain name to be used for their website? It doesn’t sound like the type of nursery you`d want to send your little angels to, does it? Ah… phew, it`s not actually promoting a nursery of the early years kind – just plant life!
After seeing our top 10 domain name fails, I hope that you check, check and check again before considering purchasing your own domain names – you just never know what could be hiding in that completely seemingly innocent URL!
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