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"GoogieTube.com For SALE"

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, July 18, 2007
15 years ago4,125 views

Just received what might be a spam mail:

<<www.GoogieTube.com is for sale..

£500,000 for the domain only (valued online)

Please reply if you would like to make an offer (all offers concidered)

Thank You>>

Seems completely overpriced to me...

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

That's a pretty ugly site.
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1331/846485871_56486dd376_o.png

John [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

[Accusation that this is copied from a warez sites removed, with thanks to Martin for doing further research below. -Philipp]

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1352/847751438_679e708935_o.png

Zim [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I'll sell Flickrahoo.com for another £500K
Come on..!

justinf [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

no personal info on a whois. just that its registered with godaddy.com

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I can get something way nicer for less than the price of McDonald's meal.

Waine [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Hi

That email above is from me and it was a typo.

It was meant to say For Sale for £5000 not £500,000. (stuck keys)

Thanx for giving my site a review and its not ripped from any warez sites..

Thanx

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

lol! Yeah right. DId you see the pictures? Stuck keys? Amazing how you also hit the comma in the middle of that _by accident_

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

So the warez site ripped his design. Hmmm. With his placement of the logo and banner on top I would have to

[Accusation that this is copied from a warez sites removed, with thanks to Martin for doing further research below. -Philipp]

   Maybe he just used a free template.

Martin Porcheron [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

> Maybe he just used a free template.

After some diggingI came accross the template at solucija.com.

Demo: http://www.solucija.com/templates/demo/Internet_Sharing/
All templates including this one's download link: http://www.solucija.com/home/css-templates/

The demo & warez site seem to work a lot better in FF then Googietube though.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

(I hope you don't mind I edited the two suggestions that this was copied from a warez sites, with thanks to Martin's further research. Waine asked me in an email to remove the whole thread due to business slander but I think the rest can stay for now, right... I am awaiting Waine's statements in regards to his view of the case...)

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I don't mind at all that the comment was edited. I tried to list different scenario's rather than flat out saying one person copied another's work.

Waine [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

I have copied no-ones work... I got this "site" from Hotscripts FREE PHP scripts and i was totally unaware of its original form..

The site has now been changed to comply with the Original designers terms and conditions.

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

The site has indeed been overhauled.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1244/888370563_94a79802bc_o.png

Martin Porcheron [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Hmm, went from a Google Video/YouTube thing to a social dating website. Certainly is one of the most odd change of directions for a website.

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

No offense but the site's keywords (view source) crack me up...
<<nigeria online dating>>

Waine [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Keywords can be funny sometimes – i used IBP software that gave me keywords like that.

The site will soon have a "youtube" type video sharing feature, but getting that is expensive..

Anyway thanx for the posts on this site.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Waine, you might wanna consider uninstalling your tools... if GoogieTube wouldn't already have a PageRank 0, keyword stuffing could cause it.

Waine [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Im new to all this – any tips on how to do that would be great..

I dunno what "pagerank" is or how to improve it..

thanx

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Wiane we would all be glad to help if you made a reputable site.

Waine [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Im open to ALL help that is offered to me...

What is your idea of a "reputable" site plz help..

What kind of site will go with site name?

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Reputable sites are ones that are not solely made for selling, that have content peple want and are not spammy or advertizement-y

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Yeah, and you don't usually start with a site name to then figure out what should be on it... because that behavior is commonly referred to as domain squatting.

Waine [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

WOW – i have a lot to learn about websites....

Does anyone have any ideas on what kind of site would be good??

I was only going to sell the name "originally" as a friend told me there was money in selling domain names, then i decided to put a site on it...

Any help would be great..

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