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Even a blind chicken can find a great domain!

Located in General Domain Discussion started by MapleDots, Apr 20, 2019.

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  1. xynames

    xynames XYNames.com PRO VIP

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    One interesting point is...grayfox or greyfox. Domains that may be spelled two different ways sometimes reduce the value of one or both. Sometimes reduce value slightly only though.
     
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  2. xynames

    xynames XYNames.com PRO VIP

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    saddog sounds good, because it is a phrase, an expression. silverfox is probably better than grey/grayfox, because silverfox is a very commonly used expression. But gray/greyfox still good.

    sadbird/s is that an expression or common phrase? I don't think so. Hence its lower value compared to the fox / dog domains above.
     
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  3. bmugford

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

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    I agree. In this case though either is an amazing brand in .COM.

    Brad
     
  4. JayT

    JayT LIFESAVINGS.ONLINE

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    Turkey are suppose to be dumb animals. Lots of people love measuring bird intelligence, monkey, dolphin, all considered smart animals.
     
  5. bmugford

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

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    Any domain could sell, but you have to stack the odds in your favor with good domains.
    Good domains have large potential buyer pools and are far more likely to sell.

    If you have GreyFox.com vs SadBirds.com priced at $5K, Grey Fox is almost infinitely more likely to sell because it is an actual animal with actual brands built around it.

    Brad
     
  6. Jv1999

    Jv1999 Spamming Exo: Dark Merc of the Exo-Tower VIP

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    wow i'm learning more! thanks you two ^_^
     
  7. stub

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    It's much worse than that. That stuff washes off. But it ruins the nice paintwork :(
     
  8. smartwebby

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    You just can't be blind in Domaining!! The chicken/s would die from eating dust sooner or later! :xf.wink::ROFL: Educated and researched registrations are a must IMHO. Unless you discover how to time travel to 1995/96 (well loaded :xf.grin: not as a pauper) to get anything and everything your heart desires :xf.laugh::ROFL::ROFL: That's the only blind chicken scenario I could approve.
     
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  9. johnnie018

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    Nobody guessed because you have things all mixed up. No domainer do well that way. Namepro dream!
     
  10. JayT

    JayT LIFESAVINGS.ONLINE

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    Chicken or cock? I am selling a cock domain.
     
  11. Ostrados

    Ostrados Entrepreneur VIP

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    it depends on other factors like selling price, I presumed 0.2% for hand regs only for an average selling price of $2,500, that is just for simplicity in comparing between 2 models (hand reg vs quality domains)

    If selling price = $1000 then this ratio may jump to (0.5% to 1%)
    if selling price is $500 then ratio may jump to (1% to 2%)
    if selling price = $5000 then ratio may drop to 0.1%

    and so on..got the idea?
     
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  12. JayT

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    So you are comparing 2 fantasies, one hand reg and only sells .2 and one buys aftermarket domains and sells 2%. Great thanks.
     
  13. bmugford

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

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    No he is comparing the reality that the average hand registration is lower quality than the average existing registration. In general, if you invest in a quality aftermarket domain it will be higher quality than what is available for $8. Better domains have a better chance at selling for the same price.

    Talking about fantasies...

    I can see your sales threads with some asking prices from like $10M to $1B.
    Best of luck with that.

    Brad
     
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  14. JayT

    JayT LIFESAVINGS.ONLINE

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    @bmugford no you can't. My $1b domains come with website. I decided I want to reg more in the niche, so I took those auctions down until I have all the domains I want. Last thing I need are all these domainers following me too close.
     
  15. bmugford

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

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    If my budget is $8 then I am limited in options. If my budget is $100 I clearly now have more options. If I have $1000 even more options, and so on.

    While every domain that sells on the aftermarket is not better than a hand registration, with a limited budget comes limited options.

    If you have a higher budget you have access to better domains. That is not even debatable.
    Better domains have better odds to sell.

    I will say on the other side though a higher budget does not make a return guaranteed. If you don't know what you are doing it can just be an expedited way to lose money.

    Brad
     
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  16. JayT

    JayT LIFESAVINGS.ONLINE

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    Selling and selling for profit are 2 different things. You can spend $1b on a domain and sell it...for a loss! I am tired of talking to you. I am just learning namepros seeing, there is a section for website sales and all. Just quit asking to see my stuff. I don't care what you have.
     
  17. bmugford

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    Put me on ignore then.

    It is hard to take someone seriously who is asking $1B on a domain forum when it comes to a discussion about domain valuation and odds of selling.

    Brad
     
  18. JayT

    JayT LIFESAVINGS.ONLINE

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    Am sick and tired of trying to derail the thread which is clearly focused on hand reg. You guys come telling us how bad the 'odds' are, and so far, every successful domainer has laughed at the .2% sell though rate on hand reg. What a JOKE. Take your misleading fantasy, failed domainer trash off here.
     
  19. FavourB

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    Hello
    Let me make it known to you that everyday domains are being dropped expired and in 100 of that name there are gold, which you can register and flip for good coin, all you need is the skill and information on how to do such,
    The person that brought me into this business handreg auroraroofingcompany.com and it sold privately for $399
    This domain she found it in the trash bin as expired ..
    There is a big difference between buying a good domain from an investor and searching for a good domain
    All are still good, as GoDaddy will always say "found money is the best money"
    Don't forget every finger is not equal, is true that you might have millions of dollars to buy domain from someone that has a good name,
    Some other person might just have the money for reg fee or for little auction within there capacity.
    How do you think the will feel when you tell them 99% of the good names are gone,
    If someone has the skill on what it takes to spot a good name from the trash then it is good for them to handreg that name..
    I hand reg fannynails.com and I got an offer from someone, also the name is doing good when I check it with undeveloped statistics, I just recently listed it with undeveloped and this name gets 24 views per week, which is good start for hand reg, if it gets 24 per week then how about per month..(check screenshot for proofs)
    Screenshot_20190422-193819.png Screenshot_20190422-194109.png Screenshot_20190422-200306.png
    I also hand reg keroline.com and in 24hours I got two offers which I declined(check proof)
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    What am trying to point out here is, there is still names out there that can be handreg and flipped for good money,
    Please don't scare new investors away by telling them 99% of good name are gone...

    Instead I will advice stay away from handreg if you don't know how to pick good names ..
    I have like 3 really bad names I handreg and I learnt from my mistake,
    The other has to do with misspelling
    So if you want to do handreg go through this namepros there are professionals here that can help you,
    Then another thing is patience, if you are the fast money type quit this industry..
    Everyday I rack my browser reading domain journal just to get better in this jungle..
    Thanks
     
  20. Joe Styler

    Joe Styler Aftermarket Product Manager GoDaddy Staff Afternic Staff PRO VIP

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    I'm confused, I thought the saying was even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while.
     
  21. Jv1999

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    Well, that makes sense. Because my 1,400ish portfolio of hand reggae already has over 5 - 7 sails via inbound. So that's almost at the 1% mark, but they're all way lower than 1k (highest is 555). I've received two more inbound offers, but only one counts because the other was a many-months later reply to an outbound.

    despite that, I believe that the statistic is if you're looking at 1% only per year, then the selling price should be 1k - 2k... provided you aren't reggae bad domains.
     
  22. Want2learn

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    This thread has been very entertaining for sure. I think Steve Wonder saw where this thread was going!
     
  23. Kachi

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    And years on, Hamster Wrench becomes a huge trend.

    And idiot2 becomes a Domain Guru
     
  24. JayT

    JayT LIFESAVINGS.ONLINE

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    I have lifesaving.icu and I know a lot more good ones that are premium but low cost.
     
  25. nononsense123

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    @MapleDots On a micro-level, I have been that blind chicken.. Hand-regged some 15ish domains in the 2-word category. Sold one for 500 dollars. More than doubled my money on an overall basis! All this in the 1st year, so no renewal charges
     

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