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Located in ☆ Networking - Meet and Greet started by Neha Gupta, Oct 23, 2018.

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  1. Neha Gupta

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    What’s your name?
    A: Neha Gupta

    Where do you live?
    A: Delhi (India)

    What’s your level of expertise?
    novice, intermediate, expert, etc.
    A: Intermediate

    How much experience do you have in the domain industry?
    years, experience, etc.
    A: 2 years approx.

    What would you like to specifically learn first?
    how to buy a domain, domain history, best selling strategies, government policies, etc.
    A: I have little experience in everything else except knowing government policies so would like to know about it.

    Are you currently working on any projects or ideas?
    A: Yes more than one actually.

    What are your short-term goals in the next year?
    A: Scale up and bring more stability.

    What are your long-term goals in the next 5 years?
    A: To become one of the prominent domain investors.

    What was the first domain you purchased?
    A: NehaRebels.com

    Why did you start investing in domains? Please tell us the story.
    A: My journey in the domain industry started after I lost interest in my personal blog neharebels.com it was my first domain and I was letting it expire. I received a call from Godaddy customer care who was requesting and encouraging me to renew the name then suggesting to sell it in GoDaddy auction to earn a profit.

    I felt like the universe was planning me to know about the domain industry from generally irritating sales calls and I ended up asking her more about the industry and how it works. I was sure nobody will be interested in buying a domain called “neharebels.com” until a person name is Neha there is a rebel lying deep inside her soul but the idea of buying a right domain to sell it to potential clients got stuck in my head.

    I started my research on domain industry and after 6 months of searching over the web about it, I landed nowhere. Only thing I saw was the SEO businesses buy different domain names with good DA and PA to build PBN and I researched on PBN for some time and bought a tool which filtered the domains with good DA and PA and bought two such domains but I had no idea how to sell them.

    I felt maybe domain trading is some sort of scam or cybersquatting.

    Nevertheless, I continued to do more research on it.

    Luckily, in the course of my research, I landed on a website called "DomainSherpa.com” and I started reading it, after which I got more convinced about the domain industry. I kept reading interviews of experts properly
    and started learning on my own and gradually, I got confident and I decided to move ahead with this. Meanwhile, I completed my post graduation and I had to join a job like everyone else. But right after 2 days in a job, I resigned and understood it was not my cup of tea. In August 2016, I registered my domain investment company and bought 20 keywords domains based on search volume and CPC. All were hand registered. Which included barbadosfood.com, baraillecode.com and Silklube.com and I tried selling them via outbound but were not successful in selling any one of them. There were some positive responses on some domains but due to an unrealistic price, I ended up selling nothing.

    I got quite disappointed and thought this is never going to work out. I was very frustrated and started looking for a job again. But continued research as well and accordingly bought one domain for $10 and Luckily, it got sold for $550. The domain name was BBQStores.com and that’s how my journey with domains started.

    That very moment for me was just like- “butterfly breaking her shell to see the world for the first time with her new wings to fly.”

    I bought and sold more domain names using the very same strategy. I reinvested my money and experimented every time and bought more high-value domains and sold more domains. Right now, I am pursuing domaining full time with a small team.My company name is “Namaxis Corporation”.Website Address- namaxis.com
     
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  2. WatchDogue

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    Hello!

    Interesting write-up!

    Welcome to NamePros!
     
  3. Sumeeth

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    Welcome Neha :) this is sumeeth from.india.
     
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    Welcome Neha!
    You seem to have a knack for finding decent names.
    I would guess that few members here have any kind of team.
     
  13. J Sokol

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    Thanks for the nice intro @Neha Gupta. We're glad to have you at NP!
     
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    Welcome and good luck Neha.
     
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    Hi Neha :) Great going and more success to you!
     
  18. Neha Gupta

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    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome:)
     
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    Hi there Neha and welcome to NamePros! Thanks for sharing the why and how you got into domaining, it made for a really great read and will be a nice motivational piece for others to come across in future. :xf.smile:
     
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    Super Welcome To nP...:)
     
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