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Acquired ultra premium .CO domains including Business.CO

Labeled as purchases in ccTLD Discussion, started by AbdulBasit.com, Jan 6, 2021

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  1. AbdulBasit.com

    AbdulBasit.com DomainsWeb.com AbdulBasit.com PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Hi everyone,

    Today I’m very excited to share the acquisitions of some ultra premium .CO domains which took me several months of negotiation and finally ended up with buying the following domains:

    Business.CO – This domain was once sold for $80,000 in 2011 and there was a lot of buzz around it. One of the best keywords to own. As per DotDB, this keyword ranks at #47 from the most registered number of extension counts.

    News.CO – I believe this is another fantastic domain which was once sold for $50,000 back in 2011. and great to own in .CO extension. As per DotDB, this keyword ranks at #32 from the most registered number of extension counts. By the way, I’ve this .CO the best in terms of number of extension counts.

    Finance.CO – After Business.CO and News.CO, this is my 3rd best .CO domain under my portfolio as well as from this list. This domain was previously sold for $45,000.

    Below are the rest of the .CO domains I acquired and I don’t really feel the need to write commentary along with each domain. Although I don’t need to share for the above 3 domains as well but I’m just thrilled to share my excitement

    MEN.CO

    SKI.CO

    GIN.CO

    Internet.CO

    Hosting.CO

    Fish.CO

    Commodity.CO

    Auctions.CO

    Whiskey.CO

    Automotive.CO

    Vodka.CO

    Brandy.CO

    Tequila.CO

    Holland.CO

    Merchant.CO

    According to NameBio.com, all the above domains were sold in the year 2011 except Merchant.CO and the total sales amount was almost $400,000. Fast forward to 2020, I can tell you one thing that I paid little less than Business.CO (which sold for $80,000 in 2011) for ALL the above domains I’ve recently acquired. And that too in 2020 when the .CO market is booming.

    ALL of the above domains except Fish.CO and Merchant.CO were acquired privately and were transferred to my account first before I made the payment.

    On the other hand, I added a handful of 3L .CO domains which I believe do always good if bought at the right price and combination.

    ACR.CO
    AFA.CO
    AXC.CO
    CTT.CO
    EIH.CO
    FDL.CO
    FLD.CO
    HDB.CO
    HHW.CO
    HSR.CO
    HTB.CO
    JCJ.CO
    JVR.CO
    KBP.CO
    KDK.CO
    KGC.CO
    KKE.CO
    KMW.CO
    LFT.CO
    LHE.CO
    LHL.CO
    LOE.CO
    LUB.CO
    MFK.CO
    MLH.CO
    MXS.CO
    OLF.CO
    PGF.CO
    PGI.CO
    RXI.CO
    SLZ.CO
    SYL.CO
    TGB.CO
    TPD.CO
    VFI.CO

    Feel free to share your recent .CO acquisitions and/or give feedback on my recent purchases.
     
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  2. Soofi

    Soofi Punjab, India PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Thanks for sharing openly about your business deals Abdul bhai. You are super good!
     
  3. youaintme

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  4. Mister Funsky

    Mister Funsky Top Contributor VIP

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    You have assembled an awesome .co presence for sure! Thank you for sharing your journey with us.
     
  5. DNGear

    DNGear Domainnaut VIP

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    They are supernames, No doubt.
    But i dont think .co market is booming or .co hype after GoDaddy acquisition. We should see.
     
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  6. AbdulBasit.com

    AbdulBasit.com DomainsWeb.com AbdulBasit.com PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Thanks for your feedback.

    I strongly believe .CO is booming not because I've acquired those domains or what I already have but based on the market. If you check NameBio, DnJournal and GritBrokerage, you'll see there are many domains selling on regular basis and that too in 5 figures which was not usual.
     
  7. Haroon Basha

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    All the Gems in .Co is with @AbdulBasit.com. Congratulations, fantastic acquisition.
     
  8. sharfab

    sharfab Established Member

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    You described it best!!! They are ULTRA PREMIUM names.(y)
     
  9. Hireinternet

    Hireinternet Top Contributor VIP

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    Ahan! Wellcome Back ;)

    love these domains :)
     
  10. blogspotter

    blogspotter Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Like I said earlier, Mouth watering names Bro.
     
  11. MadAboutDomains

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    Genuine (probably ignorant) question, why would anyone in their right mind transfer a domain before payment? Isn't that the point in using some kind of intermediary to handle the payment?
     
  12. AbdulBasit.com

    AbdulBasit.com DomainsWeb.com AbdulBasit.com PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    The short answer is TRUST factor.
    If the seller is comfortable in dealing privately and transferring the domain at first, I don't have any problem. There are some sellers who don't feel comfortable to deal privately and use escrow service only and I'm fine with this as well.

    By the way, I corrected my post that Fish.CO as well as Merchant.CO.
     
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  13. MadAboutDomains

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    Thank you for answering. Makes sense if you have offered to use Escrow and they're not bothered by it. I'm not sure as a seller I would ever agree to transfer the name first... I would feel like I was at risk of getting scammed, do they take a lot of persuasion?
     
  14. AbdulBasit.com

    AbdulBasit.com DomainsWeb.com AbdulBasit.com PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    I don't convince anyone to deal privately and transfer domain at first. I believe it's the trust factor which has built over the years and of course endusers are not aware of it but when they see my blog address by themselves (which is mentioned in my signature while every email communication), that makes them comfortable in doing privately.

    Also I've sold domains where the buyers have sent me money first before I've transferred the domains and I've published a post on that as well in the past.

    I think it depends on every individual and I let the other person to decide which way to proceed further which gives them comfort in making the decision.
     
  15. manojahi

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    I have also invested in .co recently

    ff9.co
    chosi.co
    cresa.co
    ebeam.co
    unman.co
    intrvl.co
    ismore.co
    xplores.co
    closings.co
    coverguy.co
    mr-robot.co
    NewOption.co
    BotFlipper.co
    CreativeAI.co
    DocRecruit.co
    IsraelTaxi.co
    AsianEvents.co
    roofy.co
     
  16. b2betrade

    b2betrade Established Member

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    Congratulations @AbdulBasit.com

    I have one word .co domain
    Houseboat.co
    Open for acquisition
     
  17. LoodeX

    LoodeX Restricted (Chatroom)

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    Very nice selection ..Congratulations ❤️❤️
     
  18. VeriName

    VeriName ***

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    Mashallah...
    Great Acquire Bro.
    Congratulations.
     
  19. bmugford

    bmugford www.DataCube.com PRO VIP ICA Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Nice list of keywords there.

    Brad
     
  20. Compassion

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    An inspiring list.

    My mouth truly did water while reading it!

    Congratulations on your acquisitions!
     
  21. Avijit Roy

    Avijit Roy Top Contributor VIP

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    Congratulations Abdul Vai.. excellent names. I remember checking few of those names, specially internet.co , which has asking price of 1million dollars.

    You are a very good negotiator, but all names under $80k is super great.

    Were these Portfolio purchase ?
     
  22. oldtimer

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    Congratulations,

    I am not that much in to .co domains, but I recognize a good keyword when I see one. :xf.wink:

    Have you had as much luck selling .co domains as you have had with .com
     
  23. Kingslayer

    Kingslayer Top Contributor VIP

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    Great keywords, all the best with them.
     
  24. AEProgram

    AEProgram Top Contributor VIP Blue Account

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    great names, ill be curious if they get typins from people typing .co instead of .com by mistake, I bet it would do well just on parking
     
  25. rohitgoyal

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    In one line..
    "That's a killer portfolio"
     

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