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Estimating the value of a domain name

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Th0rr, May 21, 2012.

  1. Th0rr

    Th0rr Regular Member

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    Hello everyone !

    I was wondering how are you estimating the value of a domain name, to buy or sell it.

    Is there a way to estimate a domain's value with the exact search/month and adword CPC ? Of course I know it depends a lot on the name, but if you have any advice i'll be glad to read them !
     
  2. Vegeta379

    Vegeta379 Newbie

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    you can get the value of your domain on "estibot" or "valuate" which is also a part of estibot. depends on what you want you domain for. If you're into domain parking then a high CPC and high global monthly searches are the best things have.
     
  3. Th0rr

    Th0rr Regular Member

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    Yeah but those website aren't really accurate, let's say I have a 80k exact search and $5 CPC EMD in .net , with no website, what should i ask for ? what would you pay for ?
     
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  4. nrmillions

    nrmillions Registered Member

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    The best way to know the value of a domain is to look at past sales on NameBio or DNJournal and get an idea of what prices names sell for. You can have a domain that has zero exact search and $0.01 CPC and still be worth $100k because it would make a good brand. I would not use appraisal tools such as Estibot or Valuate.
     
  5. LBrown

    LBrown Senior Member

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    A domain is worth what someone will pay for it.

    You can get an appraisal here:

    http://www.namepros.com/domain-appraisals/

    I find them cheap though and I've been able to get more than they suggested I would. It's a good starting point though. If you have no potential buyers or no idea where to find potential buyers than your domain is worth $0 until you figure that out and it takes work.
     
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    blkvixen Newbie

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    I agree with what LBrown said. Someone that really wants the domain that you have is (possibly) willing to pay more regardless of what Estibot says. Although Estibot is a great place to start, I would kind of take it with a grain of salt. I would probably ask other people in the domaining community to give an appraisal, that would give you a better idea of what people are willing to pay for it.
     
  7. Mountaineer

    Mountaineer Senior Member

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    Domain value depends on several factors including age, page rank, backlinks, dictionary word, brandable etc. Highest value would be paid by an end user.
     
  8. DomainMagnate

    DomainMagnate Registered Member

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    automated appraisal tools can help, but don't base your expectations on it, best is ask an experienced domainer to get a fair assessment, like suggested above, at one of the domaining forums.
     
  9. oksftw

    oksftw Newbie

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    can also vouch good site
     
  10. JerrickYeoh

    JerrickYeoh Junior Member

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    You measure with total traffic, number of unique visitors, Page Rank , SERP, organic traffic , number of backlinks, age of the domain and even some website tools to help you measure. But the best is bring your domain to bid or sell online , then you can know how it really worth . The price usually out your expectation while different people will paid base on different mindcept toward your domain.