05 Jan '12, 10pm

What Worked And What Didn’t In 2011 – Part 2: Domain Sales

What Worked And What Didn’t In 2011 – Part 2: Domain Sales

Selling Other TLDs To End-Users. While I’m sure there are end-users out there interested in other TLDs everyone I talked to wanted the .COM. When I tried to sell .NETs and .ORGs the deals often went nowhere either because I got no response, or the buyer indicated they loved the name, but wanted it in a .COM. Also selling the .COM owner the .NET or .ORG of their name didn’t produce much either. It really was two and three-word .COMs that got people’s interest. Long Sales Letters. I tried about ten different sales letters this year and found, the longer they got, the less responses I would get. Same was true on the phone, short and sweet always won. Giving A Price Range To An End-User. I sold a domain last year for $5,500 after I told the buyer my range was between $5K-$10K. Once I had said that range I was screwed. I countered his 5.5K and kept trying to bring it up but he ...

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