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My First Big Sale - From $15 to $1000

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  1. LiamShiff

    LiamShiff Established Member

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    Hello everyone,

    Just had my first big sale in my domaining journey! Wanted to share it with everyone here on NP :)

    It was a domain I had purchased for $15 when I was waiting at the bar at some birthday party.
    The funny part is that it was a typo... and I hadn't realized that until I clicked purchase and checked out on Godaddy. So I told the bartender to make my drink a double since I had just wasted $15 for a bad domain.

    But... after further research, it turns out that multiple companies are using the exact same name (very minor variations) so I naturally got excited and listed it on Godaddy as make an offer.

    Got my first offer for $20 and thought this is all it could be worth... but I decided to counter with $2000.

    A couple of hours later, the $1000 offer comes in :)

    And that's how I made my first $1000!

    Thank you to everyone here on NP for the advice and the unlimited well of knowledge. I will keep learning from minds like you and hopefully make more sales $!

    :)
     
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  2. creataweb

    creataweb Top Member VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    Care to share the name even if obfuscated?
     
  3. Lord Antares

    Lord Antares Established Member

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    And how long did it take to sell?
     
  4. DrJacoby

    DrJacoby Established Member

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    Congratulations! When they offered $1,000, what did you counter with?
     
  5. 1Darko

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    Congrats and please share the name!(y)
     
  6. DefinitelyDomains

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  7. Keukatodd

    Keukatodd Upgraded Member Blue Account

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    Congratulations! Great sale!
     
  8. Silentptnr

    Silentptnr Hey From L.A. VIP

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    Love that! Congrats!

    I wish you many more!
     
  9. deez007

    deez007 The More I Learn The Less I "Know" VIP

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    Well done @LiamShiff and congrats on the sale! :)
     
  10. namerav

    namerav Market Restricted

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    Congratulations 🎊
     
  11. domainwest

    domainwest Active Member VIP

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    Congrats wishing You more sales
     
  12. GetBigDomains

    GetBigDomains GetBigDomains.com

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    Nice! Hope we can get a hint of type of name or topic?
    Enjoy the rest of your day!
     
  13. guru4444

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  14. MR Harrist

    MR Harrist Established Member

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    I hope "maple" is not you buyer! :xf.laugh:
     
  15. WillW

    WillW DMindex.com

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    Goes to show that even low ball offers can turn into something great. A perfect example of why responding to all offers is a good move - Congrats!!
     
  16. MS-Domains

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  17. Coinking

    Coinking Weedimo.com

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    Congrats
    You can share the name it will be a help for us.
     
  18. LiamShiff

    LiamShiff Established Member

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    The category was Marijuana Brandable domains! As far as how long it took to sell it was around 9 months. It was a passive sale on GD make an offer. I did not counter the 2nd offer for higher because I was afraid I would lose the sale (not sure if it's a mistake on my part) so I decided to push it to auction hoping that more bidders will come, but that did not happen and I ended up selling it for the original $1000.
     
  19. LiamShiff

    LiamShiff Established Member

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    I did not counter the $1000, I just pushed to auction.
     
  20. LiamShiff

    LiamShiff Established Member

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    Thank you, it was exactly what I was going to say next... I just shared the more details, hope this helps everyone!
     
  21. AIS01

    AIS01 domainer VIP

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  22. golan

    golan Leo.Domains Gold Account VIP

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    I don't agree that this thread is a total waste of time. It's a nice story and can be taken as a bit of inspiration for many. Since there are no name or other proof included, just take it as "around-domaining fiction".

    OP, congrats anyway!
     
  23. Deepak Bhandari

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  24. MrAcidic

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    Nice 1! As some have posted - it is inspirational for people like me who are just starting out to read stories like this

    Congrats on the sale and looking forward to reading about your next one!
     
  25. themavrick

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    Congrats!
     

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