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There are two different philosophies when it comes to domain name
sales; the brute force approach and the passive approach.
The brute force style of selling domain names is when a domainer does
everything in his/her power to make the sale. They go and get the domain
name appraised by a couple different agencies, list it at several high
sites, mark the domains as "for sale" in the
WHOIS directory, etc.
Basically, they use
every possible outlet to communicate that they are trying to sell the
These types of people usually settle for considerably less than what
the domain name is appraised at.
On the other hand, passive domainers simply hold a portfolio, monetize
that portfolio as best they can, and wait for an investor to contact them.
Typically, these transactions are considerably higher, but happen less.
The reason being the purchaser of an unadvertised domain is usually an
end user. This person or group has plans for the domain name in terms of
launching a service or new business. They need the name for things other
End users are looking to build brands.
One time, I registered a domain name for $5.99 at 1&1. Two weeks later,
I got an email from a private investor in Denmark. Little did I know that
he was releasing a service that coincided with the domain name I just
I had it appraised professionally, the full value exceeded $16,000. The
purchaser and I settled for $6,100 in a private transaction. The way I saw
it, I made $6,094 profit in two weeks. Not a bad return on investment.
THIS FULL ARTICLE CONTENTS
1. Start of Domaining Article
2. Who Makes $100,000 a day?
What Exactly Is Domaining?
How To Find Fantastic Domain Names
Registering A Domain Name
Domain Parking Services
Domain Parking Players
Setting Up Your Parked Domains
Monitoring & Selling Domains
Process of Selling Domain Names
The Brute Force Philosophy
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Passive Domain Sales
Passive or Brute Force?
The Common Mistakes of Domaining
Building a Masterpiece Takes Time
How to transfer a domain |
Where to buy a domain