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The Perfect Usage for .Tattoo


I saw a Facebook update from TechCrunch with a video discussing an app called InkHunter. TechCrunch also published an article about the app. In short, InkHunter allows people  to use their  smartphone to see what a tattoo would look like on their  body before getting permanently inked with a  tattoo.

When I first saw  the article, my initial  thought was that this would be the perfect usage of the .Tattoo domain name extension operated by Uniregistry. I clicked on the embedded link within the article, and I saw that it directed people to the iTunes app store to download the app and learn more about the app. Once on the iTunes store, I hovered over the “Kateryna Khotkevych Web SiteInkHunter” link, and I see that the app is using InkHunter.Tattoo for its website.

In my opinion, this is the perfect usage of a .Tattoo domain name. InkHunter is an app that is directly related to tattoos, and makes sense. Because most people will simply visit the iTunes store to learn more about the app and to download it than the main website, there will be less confusion without the .com (which was registered back in 2007).

I am not a big proponent of new gTLD domain names when it comes to investment purposes, but InkHunter is an example of a good usage.

About The Author: Elliot Silver is an Internet entrepreneur and publisher of Elliot is also the founder and President of Top Notch Domains, LLC, a company that has sold seven figures worth of domain names in the last five years. Please read the Terms of Use page for additional information about the publisher, website comment policy, disclosures, and conflicts of interest.

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Comments (6)

    Frank Schilling

    Woo hoo! We won one today : ) So did “ink hunter” Some day it will be domain.investing

    April 12th, 2016 at 5:22 pm

    nice app 🙂

    April 12th, 2016 at 6:45 pm


    Great app idea! With good branding I can think of numerous .tattoo domains that would be useful.

    April 12th, 2016 at 9:38 pm

    Jean Guillon

    I don’t understand this trend to offer an app on the App Store only and not on Android. However, website and domain names offer precision to readers. +1

    April 13th, 2016 at 6:43 am

    Jeffrey Sass

    Another great example of a complete domain name that “just makes sense” on both sides of the dot. Nice one.

    April 13th, 2016 at 6:18 pm

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