Why Get a Chinese Domain: .cn .com.cn
In the next wave of global online business, Chinese domain(.cn) represents institutions everywhere with an opportunity to be successful in the Chinese market or social life. It is a crucial time for companies or organizations to protect their internet identities in .CN. This secures the gate to China’s huge marketplace.
Since Chinese government opened the .cn domain for public registration, more than 1 million domains in TLD .cn had been registered. Most of these domains are registered by domain speculators, who want to make a fortune in domain investing. Some did win a jackpot. It is reported that Google has redeemed two domains: google.cn and google.com.cn for more than 1 million dollars. This news has not only ignited the people around the world to register .cn domains, but also raises alerts to international business that has not yet established their cn domains.
Why a .cn domain is valuable to a business?
A domain in .cn allows the registrant to protect well-established brand names in one of the largest marketplaces in the online world. A .cn domain provides localized identity for a business to get closer to the consumers in China.
Chinese Domain Registration Guide: .cn .com.cn
The previously reserved official Chinese TLD .cn, has been opened to general public registration worldwide! This creates a great opportunity for people around the world to get a domain of the TLD .cn, .com.cn etc.
The internet population keeps growing rapidly in China. This is a valuable market that no business can ignore.
It is very important for any international business to secure a .cn domain. Getting a .cn domain is really crucial to protect their internet identity.
We have collected general information about the China domain registration and related regulations.
How to find out if a domain name has value?
1. General terms, for example, car, house, phone, etc. Also some acronym or some pinyin are good too, such as PC, shouji. The difficulty is that you need to act fast to grab these kind of domains. Right now, most of such kind of domains are gone.
2. Shortnames. For now, all domains with less than 3 characters are registered. The reason behind this is that short names are easy for visitor to remember and come back. It is valuable to a site. A guy had registered a domain cq.cn in 1999 for his own use. In 2005, this domain was sold for 200K RMB, simply because C.Q. happens to stands for one of the biggest Chinese city name “Chong Qing”.
3. Any famous brand names. Recently, google had paid big buck to get the domains google.cn and google.com.cn . Many world-famous brand name in .cn had already been registered. Though this could be a possible way to get rich, but the brand owner has a very good chance to win the case at the court to get back the domain name. So you must be prepared to fight in the court.
Expired or Deleted China Domains: .cn .com.cn
Everyday, there are a lot of .cn domains expired and deleted. Some are abandoned by the owner or some are not renewed because the owners forgot to do so. If you are fast enough, you may be able to get a good domain you want.
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