turning dreams into glass and virtual concrete

So i feel as though I have a lot of creative and imaginative ideas for sites.
Some of them may not be so imaginative and creative, but are by nature “good bets” for success. I could be all wet of course, but let’s just say I have clear visions of these ideas. How does one go about finding someone who can turn those ideas into how I view them as successes in my head. I don’t have thousands of dollars to hire a programmer, and hosting and bandwidth are always an issue. I’m just looking for advice and opinions on how and where to go about it.

I have created and maintained a lot of websites in my day, some of which were utter failures, some of which were fairly successful but none which quite hit the big time. The reason for this is that my actual web development skills are quite dated. Being that the bulk of my knowledge with hand coding html and such was self taught, everything I do still has that 1998-2002 feel(which I like! but is not enough to make a popular site in this day and age.)
I never made it to the php world.

Several years ago i ran a url redirection service at 4w4.net. My plan was to get as many members as I could…hopefully to the size of tsx.org or cjb.net and then sell it for big bucks. I got it up to about 1000 members…and bam! out of nowhere my host cancelled me because someone was spamming their url. So it went right down to nothing in a matter of days( i could not find a new host who would be understading about the uncontrollable spam issue). At that point I said the hell with database driven stuff…as soon as it gets popular it gets too expensive to maintain. So then I started an internet news site which was onlinedailynews.com. It got fairly popular but I found it was impossible to make any money off of it(this was after the banner ad bust in 2001-2002 when site based ppc was mostly dead, and pre google adsense). Around that time I also had a site midifind.com, which was a midi file search engine. This strangely was a good money making site, as it actually made a lot of money selling ringtones from just a single tower banner ad. I regret that I did not keep this site going, but I was much more interested in catching expired domains at the time.

One thing I have always thought is that the web is all about people! Almost every huge site and “next big thing” on the web became big because of the people who joined the site and/or somehow contributed to it….dnforum wikipedia friendster myspace facebook twitter google mp3.com(the old version) drudgereport blogger wordpress livejournal the list goes on and on… the one thing they all have in common was the information and knowledge of a lot of people flooding into or permeating from the site.

However, going for “next big thing” type crazes may itself be chasing the last big thing rather than seeing the future. Perhaps the proverbial next big thing in business is tried and true proven business models. Having a simple product, service or store that is targeted to a niche, either geographically or specific product wise… and then marketing it step by step. You don’t need the biggest newest idea ever to be successful. Grocery stores have been around for forever and ever, and yet someone can still just open up a corner grocery store and start making big money. I guess what I’m saying is that the “next big thing” is not necessarily anything like what is popular today or even revolutionary in nature.

So getting back to the point…what do you think the best way to approach “partnering” up with someone if you have the idea but not the practical means to make your vision of a site come to life?

expirefish vs. snapnames

I once took the time and created a list of expirefish’s best grabs. It’s not very impressive, but there are a few gems in there. Also note that many of the best names they caught were in early last year, when there was not nearly as much competition.

I use expirefish as more of a watchlist than anything else. I keep a couple hundred names in there with the hope that it grabs something decent occasionally.

expirefish’s greatest catches:
upon checking whois i noticed that a few of these names were caught by dnforum members.

addressremoval.com
adultwishlist.com
along.net
archbishop.net
apologist.com
apq.net
blobs.net
blokes.org
boobsgalore.com
calamari.net
carousels.org
celebritywebcam.com
chapbooks.net
checkoutgirl.com
cling.org
co-authors.com
consonant.net
cooled.com
dactyls.net
debtcollectors.net
devilworshipper.com
digitalwebcam.com
dinosaurfossil.com
dire.net
doubt.org
dragontail.net
dressupdoll.com
drugpharmacy.com
dwarfs.org
fake-nudes.com
fastdeals.com
fel.org
fitters.net
flamers.org
flew.org
flowerchild.org
fmm.net
girlgalleries.com
girlproblem.com
giz.org
halos.net
homeaddress.net
housemaid.org
hzb.net
icarus.org
implantation.net
intimidator.net
jobcreator.com
jqx.net
kdi.org
kept.net
kiddie.org
killershark.com
knees.net
ldk.org
lesbianwebcams.com
lgx.org
liveadultcams.com
lovetohate.com
lumpsums.com
majorlabels.com
matchers.org
mind****.com
mnw.org
mujahideen.com
musicclasses.com
narcissist.net
narrator.net
negotiable.org
old-lady.com
onlinedegree.org
onlinecompass.com
oppress.net
outswim.com
peaceplan.org
peniserections.com
permissive.net
petdealers.com
phe.org
possessing.net
precisions.net
pressed.net
previous.net
pricefix.com
primals.com
propertyhunters.com
pullover.net
qiv.org
quitters.net
racingkits.com
rainworms.com
rater.net
recollection.net
relative.org
sainthood.org
salesmerger.com
salespeople.net
skinning.com
smaller.org
songbirds.net
sportcelebrity.com
springdresses.com
sqc.org
steadycashflow.com
stripteens.com
sugarmills.com
tailoring.org
takes.net
taper.net
threewishes.net
toolcan.com
treasurehunter.net
truckers.org
uploader.com
verislime.com
vettes.net
webauctions.net
webtrophy.com
worldtravellers.net
xuz.net
xxxmailings.com
yrz.net
zco.org
zdx.net
zrb.org

late night convo with hahajoe

kidkooool: hey joe
Qpuzzle: hi cool bro i just get home
kidkooool: DUI
kidkooool: ?
Qpuzzle: no, i walked home
kidkooool: cool must have drank though
Qpuzzle: got my best ime so far in my life
Qpuzzle: and confidently look forward
kidkooool: get married?
kidkooool: sell toysrsex?
kidkooool: or just have a good time
Qpuzzle: kidcool, niceto see you on net, are you a real people or a roba made by micro soft?
Qpuzzle: no, i got a very good drunk
kidkooool: you must be smashed
Qpuzzle: best ever, and i am glad to share it with you
Qpuzzle: thers must be a good reson for all this shit
Qpuzzle: i mean happy shit
kidkooool: i won a good name today
kidkooool: theme.net
Qpuzzle: dude, i saw that, theme.ne, well too bad it’s not a .cc
Qpuzzle: but cgres
kidkooool: what were you drinking
kidkooool: scotch?
Qpuzzle: budwiser, and some left stuff on tghe table
kidkooool: bwahaha
Qpuzzle: i drink anything that uican grabe wheni am getting there
Qpuzzle: and make some typos you know
Qpuzzle: kidcool you must to post this IM on dnf so we will be famous
Qpuzzle: this morning
kidkooool: no thanks
Qpuzzle: my God, nice tp see you right at tiis moment
Qpuzzle: thamls God
Qpuzzle: wait, cam i ask a big favor fromyou?
kidkooool: depends
Qpuzzle: i made a page of Faq for my casino refund site, will you please help me to correct the grammar or review it and make itlooks better?o
kidkooool: sure
Qpuzzle: c ool thanks, what’s your email name?
kidkooool: just put it on your site
kidkooool: so i can view it
Qpuzzle: http://recommendasite.com/e-cards.htm
Qpuzzle: wow , i read it again and i like it
Qpuzzle: how much they say the theme.net is worth?
kidkooool: there was a poll
Qpuzzle: i’ll vote more than 5k
Qpuzzle: you see, orange is my favor color
Qpuzzle: trade bob with his cool coffee.net
Qpuzzle: if he adds 2000 dn bulks
Qpuzzle: shit, i kind of miss gregr, he got a cool name, xxxflash something
Qpuzzle: heshould be pride of that he owns dnf, and he should buys don a dring ant time
Qpuzzle: a drink
Qpuzzle: are you envy my drunkness?
kidkooool: no
kidkooool: just reading
Qpuzzle: why not? can you see i am having great time?
kidkooool: so am i
Qpuzzle: are you really my friend?
kidkooool: yes
Qpuzzle: cool thanks, i be therer when ever i can for you
Qpuzzle: well, when i was mad, i did try to rep that check card from you, but honest to God, even i got it, iu/ll give it beck to you
kidkooool: good thing i changed the pass right away
Qpuzzle: see, everyone is got a moment of weeknedd once a while
Qpuzzle: i email goodaddy and ask them where the **** is my missing domain and they never email me back
Qpuzzle: shit, i am rof again
Qpuzzle: kidcool are you there?
Qpuzzle: are nyou there?
Qpuzzle: well, good luck on your new rges!
Qpuzzle: regs
kidkooool: thanks!
Qpuzzle: ha, i know what you are after, but i can never what are you gettinge
kidkooool: huh?
Qpuzzle: how its a star!
kidkooool: not sure what you mean
Qpuzzle: what new drops i mean
Qpuzzle: i can never figue out what are you getting in the next rum was what i meant
Qpuzzle: a sextoys site woner told me mysextoys.com is so cool if i want to sale it, make sure to let him know first, too bed , that was my tpo for mysextoys.biz
Qpuzzle: dode, check out http://recommendasite.com/casino1.htm to casino5.htm
Qpuzzle: dude i mean
Qpuzzle: kidcool i meabn
kidkooool: nothing there
kidkooool: blank page
Qpuzzle: bs, there is a cool banner
kidkooool: savethechildren banner
Qpuzzle: no, a banner sends you to casinorefund.com
kidkooool: cool
Qpuzzle: i look forward that my banner list on top 5 at google in the near future
Qpuzzle: a test so far but i got my own theory
Qpuzzle: i got 200 hits a day from tommys-bookmarks.info
Qpuzzle: all send to mysextoys.biz now
Qpuzzle: i got 30 to 100 hits from recommendasite.com/google.htm
Qpuzzle: spam the ses
Qpuzzle: it is fun so far before i got banned from ses
Qpuzzle: check out msn.com search for tommys-bookmarks
Qpuzzle: dnf list top 4 position
Qpuzzle: man, tell me that is FUNNY
Qpuzzle: spamsearchengines.com, do you have 20 dn bucks?
Qpuzzle: Thank you! Registration of the domain name spamsearchengines.com is
complete!

Qpuzzle: Thank you! Registration of the domain name howtospamsearchengines.com is
complete!

Qpuzzle: HOW DO YOU THINK MY FRIEND?
kidkooool: no good
Qpuzzle: shit, i love them no less than my sexrtoys.com
Qpuzzle: antways, they are my babies of my domain hunting dream
Qpuzzle: do you understand even if you don’t like them at all?
Qpuzzle: every domain name is a baby!, cool baby to the creater of it
Qpuzzle: even stupid theme.net or coffee.net
Qpuzzle: kidkooool: no good, i think you are crazy joe
Qpuzzle: really? why?

free domains

here are some of mine. i registered a total of 39 so far. Now hopefully they will work!
made.com.kg
arcade.com.kg
cheats.com.kg
emu.com.kg
rom.com.kg
mp4.com.kg
name.com.kg
riot.com.kg
popular.com.kg
gnutella.com.kg
dragonballz.com.kg
popular.com.kg
get.com.kg
mandymoore.com.kg
starwars2.com.kg
playstation3.com.kg
fart.com.kg
mandymoore.com.kg
carmenelectra.com.kg
every.com.kg
mp3player.com.kg
ff.com.kg
zelda.com.kg
amihotornot.com.kg
britneyjeanspears.com.kg
toplist.com.kg
paytosurf.com.kg
kickme.com.kg

Edit: I ended up with a total of about 53

i think its okay as long as you are going to use most of the domains. People
from these countries probably won’t be registering many english words so we aren’t
really taking anything away from them.
Also these are great domains, and if we don’t
register them someone else will. The popularity of these domains could lead to
more sales of their .kg domains and make
them more money that way.

I plan on using 80 percent of the domains i registered.

I have to agree though to an extent….
Anything more that 100 or 200 is just not necessary.

i have some good portal domains as well
what do you think i should use?
nuke.com.kg
made.com.kg
entice.com.kg
get.com.kg
blah.com.kg
every.com.kg
popular.com.kg

I think either nuke.com.kg
or made.com.kg….