“What Do You Think of .CO”?
I just got back home on a red eye after a ski weekend in Breckenridge, Colorado. I highly recommend a trip out there if you ski… Conditions were great and the weather was perfect, with snow for two of the three days. (Tip: if you drive from Denver to Breck, make sure you rent a SUV or mid-size care with all wheel drive – we lucked out!)
After skiing on the last day, we went to a friend’s house for some drinks and some hot tub rehab. A friend of a friend who we met last year was at the house, and after saying hi and catching up for a minute, he asked me a surprising question, knowing that I am a domain investor:
“What do you think about .CO?”
This person is not in the domain name business, although he does work as a graphic designer. He didn’t know anything about the new gTLDs that are likely coming (.XXX for instance), but he did know about .CO.
I should have asked him his thoughts on .CO, as well as how he learned about it, because that would have been more interesting to know, but I was on vacation and didn’t want to upset my wife by talking business. Anyway, it looks like the .CO advertising and marketing campaign is paying off.
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