James Iles

Top Topics: and Sold; Tips for Outbound Marketing...

By James Iles, Dec 1, 2017
  1. In this week's edition of Top Topics, a domain investor receives valuable advice after announcing that they were quitting domain investing. Elsewhere, two five-figure .TV sales were announced by the same seller. These domains were both one-word names that look to have been sold to end users. We also discover tips for some the best outbound sales practices and we explore the potential return on investment of domain names versus cryptocurrencies.

    I Sold and

    This week, domain investor Ammar (@Ammudamus) revealed the sale of two top .TV domain names. Firstly, they sold for a fee of $10,000. According to DomainIQ, the buyer of the domain is an individual from Kuala Lumpur.

    Just days later, Ammar announced another premium .TV sale. This time it was, which sold for $15,000. According to NameBio, a similar domain ( sold for $5,150 back in July 2017. Both domain names now resolve to, a website offering Israeli TV on the Internet.

    Topic by: @Ammudamus

    Domain Names or Cryptocurrency?

    Many domain name investors have also ventured into cryptocurrencies of late. With Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin reaching all time highs over the past week, domainers are questioning whether domain names or cryptocurrencies are more likely to produce a ten-times return on investment.

    This has produced a lively and interesting debate about the different digital investments that are available.

    Topic by: @Silentptnr

    What’s the Best Approach to Outbound Marketing?

    Outbound domain sales can be an effective way of producing sales, resulting in cash flow for your domaining ventures. However, outbound marketing is a skill that needs to be developed in order to be effective.

    In this discussion, an investor has asked the community for advice on certain aspects of outbound domain sales. These aspects include the sales pitch, sending follow up emails and who to send the emails to.

    Topic by: @Amzymayor

    Should I Really List my Domains Everywhere?

    Today, domain investors have a multitude of marketplaces available to sell their names on. GoDaddy, Sedo and Uniregistry are just three of the major companies that offer marketplace listings in order to help domain owners promote their names to a wider audience. But is it really necessary to list domain names on several marketplaces at once?

    Should domainers focus on listing their names with one or two of the most popular marketplaces, or is it necessary to list domains everywhere?

    Topic by: @Nattydomain

    Saying Goodbye to Domaining

    Domain investing isn't for everyone. It can be a difficult venture to thrive in, and this week an investor announced they were quitting domain investing.

    Whilst this isn't unusual, what followed is. The investor received many messages giving advice about domain investing in general along with strategy and budget recommendations.

    Topic by: @Raghav Nehra

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    About The Author — James Iles

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