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Expert Exchange: What Is Typically Your Most Profitable Month of the Year?

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By James Iles, Jan 11, 2017
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    In December 2016, we brought you the first part of a brand new series in which we ask several domain industry experts to answer a single question. In this article, our second installment, we find out whether there really is a more profitable time of the year to be a domain investor.

    Domaining could be considered a seasonal business, with less activity in the summer months when decision makers traditionally take vacation time. However, is this something that our experts have noticed?

    We asked:

    What is typically your most profitable month of the year?


    Nat Cohen (@telepathy), Owner of Telepathy.com


    Shane Cultra (@Domain Shane), Domain Investor & Publisher of DSAD.com


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    Frank Schilling (@Frank.Schilling), CEO of Uniregistry


    Giuseppe Graziano (@Giuseppe Graziano), CEO of GGRG Domain Brokerage


    Mike Mann (@Mike Mann), Owner of DomainMarket.com


    Joe Styler (@Joe Styler), Domain Investor & Aftermarket Product Manager at GoDaddy


    Tessa Holcomb, Co-Founder and CEO of Igloo Domain Brokerage


    Andrew Rosener (@SeafoodMan), CEO of Media Options Domain Brokerage


    Morgan Linton (@domainflipper), Publisher of MorganLinton.com & Co-founder of Fashion Metric


    These responses have been edited for clarity.
     
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  6. Dun

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    Thanks for sharing the good stuff (y)
     
  7. wesley sweatman

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    that's interesting and heartbreaking. Thank you.
     
  8. Jahe

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    I agree with those that say November. I made two bigger sales in November 2015 and November 2016. It's definitely a good luck month for me so far.
     
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    I never thought of it that way. Priceless info
     
  11. rivey001

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    February was my best month last year, but negotiations started around late November or early December.
     
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    November and December.
     
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    from my personal experience I would agree with Igloo's view.
     
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