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How Much Should I Ask for This Domain

Labeled as opinion in Domain Selling and Domain Sales, started by jamaltq, Jun 19, 2021

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  1. jamaltq

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  2. sircc

    sircc Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Absolutely not. Your job is to find out who is knocking on the door, especially if the name is valuable.

    A lot of companies with deep pockets, hire brokers who will protect their identity and that of their clients, in order to get a better price. They'll go to great lengths to do so.

    It's fair play to ask what it's worth to them, If you can find out or know who they are.
     
  3. Future Sensors

    Future Sensors 78% of human domainers will be replaced by robots Gold Account

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    You and @karmaco are both right.

    Imo, when pricing your domains, you already have to know about potential end-users and what they will be prepared to pay for your domain, and price accordingly.

    This thread had a false start from the beginning. We're still busy cleaning up the confusion.
     
  4. koolishman

    koolishman Top Contributor VIP

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    May be the company does not need this particular name.
     
  5. bmugford

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

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    It depends.

    Is the domain generic, high quality, or just some random letters?

    How bad does the company need it?

    How deep is the pool of other potential buyers?

    Obviously $1,000 is not going to cut it. I would basically tell the buyer to make a serious offer if they are interested and not respond with an asking price.

    Brad
     
  6. karmaco

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    Your job is to sell a domain for a price you can live with. The buyer is almost always masked and its of no consequence who it is.

    Is there a different price at the supermarket for eggs depending how much money you have in the bank? The answer is its the same price for Warren Buffet as it is for a homeless guy.

    Pricing a domain mainly based on perceived buyer pocket is why domainers are routinely called squatters.
     
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  7. bmugford

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

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    I see both sides.

    On one side you want to extract the most money possible on every domain sale.

    On the other side people can have some pretty unreasonable expectations when it comes to large companies. They often don't need the domain as bad as you think.

    However, the comparison to a supermarket is off IMO as every domain is one of a kind. At a supermarket all the products are the same, nothing is unique.

    The more unique an asset the more subjective value is.

    Brad
     
  8. karmaco

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    very little is unique (especially with two words) and most times very easily replaceable with another combo. I am all for pricing however one wants but base it on the name not the entity or people inquiring. That is conducive to price gouging or extortion.
     
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  10. frank-germany

    frank-germany domainer since 2001 / musician VIP

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    thats a BS advice
    and you know it

    6 to 7 fig
     
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  11. redemo

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    @jamaltq Did you set up visitor tracking? If yes is it showing any traffic?
     
  12. jamaltq

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    Yes
    The average monthly unique visitors is 800-1000
     
  13. redemo

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    Where is the traffic coming from? Mean was it direct type in, inbound links or search traffic?
     
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  14. jamaltq

    jamaltq Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    The most from USA
     
  15. redemo

    redemo Established Member

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    Does is tell you HOW 800 - 1000 people came to your name? Did they type in the domain because that could be used in a future deal. That's potentially 12000 lost customers for the company. Loose figures but you get me blud?
     
  16. jamaltq

    jamaltq Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    No, it doesn't tell.
     
  17. sharastar

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    @jamaltq Ask for $5M settle for $3M atleast

    All the best to you.
     
  18. forge

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    7 figure? C'mon, man!

    You don't even know the domain.

    :banghead:
     
  19. asxforum

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    Dumb thread if you dont even know what the domain name is???
     
  20. Crysis

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    You should ask at least $19 Billion
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2021
  21. Samer

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    The main point is, we are not psychics.

    DM the ones you trust most who posted here.

    Samer
     
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  22. jamaltq

    jamaltq Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Confusing
    Why you are still replying to the thread.?
    Thanks again.
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2021
  23. Samer

    Samer Top Contributor VIP

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    It’s not locked
     
  24. jamaltq

    jamaltq Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    When I asked that I don't need any more suggestions, I think that's enough.
     
  25. jamaltq

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    I will not respond to the thread anymore.
     

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