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Is It Hard To Sell Domains?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Jared255, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. Jared255

    Jared255 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    So yeah, I was just wondering if I had a decent domain name how hard it is to sell. I was going to put it up on Sedo and DP, anywhere else I should do it?

    One is towards money making and one is towards adult. Do adults sell faster or slower?

    Thanks,

    Jared:yield:
     
  2. BlackHatCodeBreaker

    BlackHatCodeBreaker Registered Member

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    From my experience - it's pretty hard, unless your domain name is a real whopper. But then again, I never really put myself into it.

    I used GoDaddy's domain aftermarket - and it was pretty worthless.
    Your go at Sedo and DP are probably better. Also, you might want to try sitepoint.
     
  3. lafric

    lafric Newbie

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    well is hard if your name is not generic or doesn't have any value to it like easy marketable.

    Now for selling, sedo, dp are good but if your name is not that easy to market , you can try flip it in namepros.com forum if its .com/net/org or acorndomains.co.uk if its .co.uk.

    the downfall is that most of people in these forums are resellers so you can never have a very high sale price , unless its really premium name which yu shouldn't sell there anyway.

    now if yur name its good and you know it, you can try first drive some traffic to it, then market it or find yourself end users or companies you think might be interest in it and try selling it to them, where u can maximize your profit, use a sollicitor though , don't just transfer yur domain without seeing the check cleared first, and don't use paypal for high value.

    but one thing also if yur name its good dont park it, make sure you understand or agree which ads shown on it, nowadays big company who understimate their online name trying getting it back for free with the trademarks argument, the only way to win is to show good faith, you didn't misguide people or profit of their trademark by showing ads related to them, and yu might get out with good arguments.

    for instance twitter.co.uk. yu can see he make sure, everyone understand it, no affiliation with the big Twit and he doesn't use adsense which can bring trouble with ads relate to twitter.com and make it easy for them in court.

    i know this is long just trying to cover most angle if by any luck yu have a great generic name how to not get swallowed by the holder of the trademark.
     
  4. 79beams

    79beams Newbie

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    hmm based on my experience,yes,it is hard (but maybe it's just me though),cause I have few very good domain,some even LLLL.com and one word domain,I have tried to sell it through sedo,no offer,and yes I also sell some domains on ebay and still the outcome weren't as I expected.Some domainers suggest to find and offer it to end users,I haven't tried that way though,maybe I should try that way.
     
  5. howdoyou

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    i have had best luck with sitepoint
     
  6. dukedoe

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    So Jared, on which site did you find it most profitable to sell your domain? I'm considering trying ebay but I'm not sure if I should just go with Sitepoint.
     
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  7. ahiddenman

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    I'm pretty sure you can sell domains on flippa