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Top Topics: An Outbound Walkthrough for Beginners; I Got Paid in Just 9 Hours!...

By James Iles, Sep 23, 2018
  1. British domain investor Andy Booth (@andyboothsi) today confirmed that he recently acquired the incredible one-word domain in a post to his Facebook page. According to DomainIQ, the name was previously owned by under privacy protection at GoDaddy, with WHOIS listings for 2018 having ties to China. Later in the day, Andy's brother James confirmed the purchase of The acquisition price for these domains has not been disclosed.

    Here are this week's Top Topics.

    Outbound Sales Walkthrough for Beginners

    As has been said many times before, outbound sales can be a proactive way of producing regular cash flow for your domaining venture. By seeking out potential buyers, you may be able to strike a deal. However, there is some skill involved and some knowledge required.

    In this discussion, an investor has shared a lengthy article on the tools and skills you may need to start performing outbound sales.

    Topic by: @rohitgoyal

    How Many .COM Domains In the Top 1 Million Sites?

    Long before Amazon's helpful home assistant Alexa was the Alexa traffic rank that monitors around thirty million websites, giving each of those sites a rank based on their traffic. NamePros, for example, currently has a global Alexa rank of around 68,000.

    This investor has a list of the top one million Alexa ranked websites. For fun, they have asked other domainers to guess how many of those one million websites were hosted on .COM domains. How many do you think?

    Topic by:

    I Got Paid in Just 9 Hours!

    After buying a domain in an eBay auction three weeks ago for $27, this investor sold the name on Afternic at a "buy now" price of $350. This alone isn't out of the ordinary, but the domainer was impressed with how quickly the Afternic marketplace dispersed his funds.

    Some deals can take weeks or months to complete. This time, the seller received payment within nine hours, which is significantly faster than usual, as is evident by the comments in this discussion.

    Topic by: @Haroon Basha

    I Sold for $2,000 and for $6,000

    Having received an inbound inquiry, this seasoned .TV investor successfully negotiated a sales price of $2,000. The domain in question was, a strong one-word brand name and the twenty-eighth highest .TV sale of 2018 so far.

    According to WHOIS, the name was acquired by a California-based individual, although the domain is currently not responding.

    In a separate discussion, this investor also revealed their recent sale of for $6,000 via the Uniregistry market, thanking Uniregistry broker Jason White for his help in the transaction.

    Topic by: @Ammudamus

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  4. James Iles

    About The Author — James Iles

    James is a domain name industry professional currently working on numerous domain industry research, acquisition and sales projects. Contact [email protected] For all inquiries relating to NamePros stories and interviews, please email: [email protected]

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  6. Domainstore

    Domainstore Top Member VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Paid in 9 Hours with Afternic.
    Didn't use that yet. Thanks for info
  7. satyadeep singh

    satyadeep singh Established Member

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    Anupsharma New Member

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    Nice topics. I also just thinking to buy a domain your post is so useful to me we supported you.
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