You might want more money, but there’s usually a price at which it makes sense. Domainers typically sell domain names they aren’t using. They’re parked or have a minisite, but no real business.
Completely revamped Afternic.com brings back the sense of community and marketplace. Remember Afternic back in the day
End user sales report includes some big names. This week’s end user domain name sales report includes a purchase by AOL that’s likely for a new site and the Workers Voices PAC picking up a domain name for the upcoming campaign.
Sale would be highest ever on Go Daddy’s auction platform. An auction on GoDaddy.com for the domain name WAN.com closed overnight for a whopping $670,005. Of course, one of the first questions asked after an auction like this is “will the sale go through”
.Co domain gets a big bid and other notable Sedo domain auctions. Here are some Sedo auctions worth checking out. The owner of Jewelry.co has sent the domain name to auction after receiving a $24,000 offer.
Domain marketplace known for small ticket sales scores a big one. Afternic is known for selling lots of domain names for a couple thousand dollars each. Not only is its expertise in high volume sales, but it also rarely gets to disclose its six figure sales. That’s (sort of) the case with its latest big sale for $540,000 — the company can’t disclose the actual name.
Domain name transfers to IP protection company. An old Microsoft domain name has changed hands. The whois record for Do.com changed yesterday from Microsoft to Glendale, California company Marksmen .
August 4, 2010 -- The supervisory registry for .EU domains, EURid, has named registrar 1&1 Internet its Best Seller Registrar for the .EU top level domain.
Escrow.com offers service for domain name purchase payment plans. I caught up with Escrow.com president Brandon Abbey during DOMAINfest last week.
Oversee.net ’s Moniker and Snapnames divisions have partnered with Dark Blue Sea’s (ASX:DBS, parent company of Fabulous.com) Domain Distribution Network (DDN). Customers that have their domains listed on for sale at Moniker or Snapnames can now also list their domains on the registrars that participate in the Domain Distribution Network. Domains listed with the DDN today will also be offered for sale through Moniker and Snapnames. After GoDaddy canceled their participation in the DDN earlier this year , this new partnership may help increase domain sales for the network
I would like to present some tips on being a frugal domainer and keeping 100% of sales profits for yourself. By not paying sales commissions and doing some of the work on your own you can earn maximum return on your domain investments. Every bit helps especially if you are working with a portfolio of lower to mid-range value domain names. Mainstream domain marketplaces charge you, the domain owner, a hefty percentage of the final sales price as their commission. The rates look something like this: Sedo (10% commission), Afternic (10%-20% commission), SnapNames (20% commission), Bido (8% commission), etc. on every single transaction