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I own two domains that for some reason I thought were good ideas so I bought them. I wouldn't mind throwing down a cool site but I'm unsure what to put on them. The sites are programmingmonkeys.com and realitydatabase.com. What do you guys suggest for development? I just don't want to sell the names.
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Well first thing that came to mind when I read programmingmonkeys.com was a forum or maybe helpful information and links for the starting programmer...such as myself
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i thought a forum would be a good challenge too

would always like to try phpedit
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Make them both redirect to overclock.net, or just sign up to Google Adsense and fill the page with ads.
    
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I didn't thinkyou could fill the whole page with ads
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how are some of the sites built that always have over site links on them. I would assume they get paid by click but where do you go to learn this?

EDIT:
i found out what its called, godaddy refers to it as cash parking.
Edited by graphicsman - 8/3/11 at 10:14am
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Many domain registrars, like GoDaddy will keep domains active to get site referrals.

There are also cyber squatters that will register a domain name that they think someone will want, then sell it for a large profit. I wouldn't be surprised if Blizzard paid a healthy sum for starcraft2.com, and there's always the MikeRoweSoft case.

There are also a ton of people who will register common spelling mistakes in the url, or register the same name under a different TLD, then fill it with ads. overclock.com is an example of this.
    
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