Sunday, February 10, 2008

Jennifur.com: A Woman with a Past


Poor Jennifur.

She's been bounced around cyberspace, used, and spit out.

She has touted porn, has hung out at construction sites, and, throughout 2007, passed around, from owner to owner.

It seems as though her various caretakers didn't know what to do with her. Unlike her high-performing sister Jennifer, she just couldn't cut it and so was routinely tossed out like yesterday's garbage.

She must have disappointed her owners greatly. Big expectations, major bombshell.

Perhaps as the centerpiece of a cyber story, she will find rehab and, ultimately, her niche in cyberspace.

I did a little snooping on the wayback machine and discovered the following history:

2001

3/31--"Big Boob" porn page

4/5--No record (syntax error)

5/19--Go Daddy Construction

7/23--Go Daddy Construction

12/5--Go Daddy Construction

2002

1/21--Go Daddy Construction

5/30--Go Daddy Construction

8/2--Go Daddy Construction

2003

8/31--Go Daddy Construction

9/25--Go Daddy Construction

9/29--Go Daddy Construction

21/1--Go Daddy Construction

12/4--Go Daddy Construction

12/19--Go Daddy Construction

12/21--Go Daddy Construction

2004

2/7--Go Daddy Construction

4/2--Go Daddy Construction

4/10--Go Daddy Construction

5/19--Go Daddy Construction

6/5--Go Daddy Construction

7/30--Go Daddy Construction

8/31--Go Daddy Construction

9/20--Go Daddy Construction

11/28--Go Daddy Construction

2005

2/13--Go Daddy Construction

10/25--Go Daddy Construction

2006

No records

2007: Domain Tasting (Kiting?)

Jennifur.com was dropped several times during 2007:

4/11

5/17

5/28

6/7

7/15

8/4

9/1

9/19

12/26

2008

Registered on 2/9

I'm not 100% sure, but I believe that a few months ago I attempted to register this domain; I did do a search on several Jennifer typos and variations.

This spotty history suggests that Jennifur.com is NOT a direct navigation domain. As I pointed out in my last post, the difference between that "e" and "u" is astronomical.

Had all those domain tasters checked the Google and Overture numbers, they could have saved themselves some time; it takes longer to register a domain than it does to run some quick numbers.

Also, I have discovered that it takes more than five days before traffic starts trickling in, sometimes weeks and months. I'm not sure if that's just a reporting algorithm, or if it just takes that long for traffic to build, even on a parking page.

Google's new policy of not indexing newly registered pages until after the domain tasting period ends makes a lot of sense. I have noticed that Jennifur.com does not yet appear in the search engines.

I do hope that ICANN eliminates domain tasting as we currently know it; it's just highly abused and keeps promising domains, as they bounce around from taster to taster, off the market.

Ms Domainer

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