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  1. domaingenius

    domaingenius Well-Known Member

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    Caught today !NOT by me though,

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    you must be keeping your eye on a lot of domains? - do you have a TAG or you just speculating like me in hope that someone misses some :)
     
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    Just speculating really. Its fun to do and if you are
    lucky make a bit of cash. Just waiting for my larger
    deals to come in ,hopefully.

    DG
     
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    your hooked like me then - trouble is this "bit of fun" is costing me a fortune - especially when keys and admin post great lists! :lol:
     
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    Yep ,I find it hard to not register a good name when I see it ,BUT
    I do now try and look ahead and think carefully "am I going to use
    this domain" OR "can I sell this domain" and if I cannot answer one
    or both "yes" then I forget ir............and find someone else registers
    it 1 day later. At one stage I had, believe or not, around 5,000 names
    and when I run those lists thru the domain pro most are now taken.

    DG
     
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    5000! wow - still building my database slowly - not even a thousand yet - but the app i'm using aint very robust so cracks out on big lists - but just using it to keep an eye on whats dropping - unless dropcatcher wins for me then i'm a spectator!

    got to start marketing some of mine just to recoup some money
     
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    It would be worthwhile getting a TAG if you sell
    a few domains.

    DG
     
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    do you thing - looking at the discussions over the last 6 months it just doesn;t seem worth it - i know the numbers of domains available is getting smaller but the competition to grab the good ones is intense and the £600 + a year to have a TAG means you have to get the "good ones" and sell them. I think perhaps that there must be a more complete service we can offer as domain managers or something like that - I want long term income rather than short term gains
     
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    In that case I would forget the TAG and concentrate of finding affiliate
    programs with the likes of Commission Junction and Tradedoubler
    and put some banners up.

    DG
     
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    We have renewal costs running into a few hundred pounds per week, which is worrying, but sales are steadily rising. Overall the business model is working and showing a return on time and investment.
     
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    Yep it sounds very familiar to myself and at end of the day
    the chances of grabbing a domain worth thousands or tens
    of thousands as a resale value is unlikely and nowadays it
    is all down to can the domain be utilised for revenue earning
    ,either as an affiliate or as a prime business web site. I wish
    I had not been tied in knots by other business in the the mid
    1990's as things would have been different.
    DG
     
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    I take it you can make a living from selling domains then?

    Is this still possible with only a few good domains dropping per month?

    Keys how many domains do you have in your pool in order to sustain a fairly regular income. I certainly dont have enough.

    Dont suppose any wants to send me an example of a "cold-call" email, I have to start marketing my domains sedo just dont cut it.

    thanks in advance :wink:

    would appreciate anyones opinion on my domains - are the sellable?
    Parked at sedo
     
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    domaingenius Well-Known Member

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    charlie

    I would put to the back of your mind managing to grab a domain
    worth tens of thousands as it expires as that,as we agree, is pretty
    ,much non existent. The best way to "make a living" from domains
    nowadays is to out them to use with affiliate programs ,and if you get
    an offer to buy the domain then thats a bit extra. The only way you
    will make a "fortune" is think of a good business idea and use a domain
    for your own business.

    DG
     
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