I am not a skilled domainer on any level, but if you know your industry well and you see words start to pop up as industry buzz words here or there it may be worth betting $10 to $20 on a domain registration. Do it 10 or 20 times and a few of your purchases will catch.
I own a bunch of seo domains like blackhatseo.com and whitehatseo.com. I am not doing much with them as of yet, but if I ever wanted to sell search spam software could there possibly be a better place to do it from than blackhatseo.com?
I don't think Matt Cutts reads most of my posts, but his blog mentioned shadyseo.com, so I instinctively had to register it. Now what to do with it :)
Blackhatseo.com took less than a day and $100 to put together, and now anytime anyone uses the phrase "black hat seo" I should probably be the #1 ranked result on most engines. I could redesign that site around trying to get press to contact me, and if it lead to me getting frequent press coverage how much value would that have? Much more than $100 and 4 hours of work.
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