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Use every opportunity to sell your domain

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  1. bonin

    bonin DNCbrands.com VIP

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    Do we use all the possibilities provided to us to promote and sell our domains?

    When I started “selling” domains, I was only interested in the prices of domains, which I watched in Sedo and GoDaddy ( thousands of dollars ), but reality shows that this is not enough if we want to be successful in this business. It is not easy to sell a domain name for a few thousand, it requires a lot of work and diligence…

    Over time, through many mistakes I found useful methods to promote and sell my domains and will try to share some of them with you.


    We all know that a premium domain can bring significant income, so even one sale during the year is enough, but what happens when we do not have premium domains in our portfolio – in this case we must sell 4-5 domains a month, and that’s not easy.

    I’ll start first with the social networks, I will note that I am not Guru in this area, but I learned how to benefit from them. Since the beginning of 2016 I sold 7 domain through various social networks, such sales brought me a profit of $ 900, as I have invested only $ 70 :).



    LinkedIn
    At first it seemed the most pointless social network in which nothing interesting happened, but over time I began to get used to it and learned to enjoy the benefits which LinkedIn offers ….

    The first and most important thing is to make a profile, I guess many of us do not attach great importance to LinkedIn, but there you can meet many business owners or employees of large companies that at one time might be yours clients so fill some information in your profile and make it interesting, because you will never have the opportunity to make a second first impression. LinkedIn allows you to connect with people, to follow companies, to join groups and probably the most important is that you can post topics whit a large and beautiful pictures accompanied with links – use this opportunity, so many people will find that you exist on this planet …..



    Facebook
    I will not write much about Facebook – I do not know anyone who does not use this social network – it is part of our everyday life and I will only say that Facebook has enough groups for buying and selling domains, become a member of each of them – there are groups of 50 -100 people, but there are those with at 7000-8000 so nothing to lose.



    Twitter
    Twitter is great …. Here you can search for people and companies from a specific field, just start to follow those which you think would be suitable for you, most of them probably will start to follow you back, it is very important to collect followers natural (Why you needed 5k followers when you do not benefit from them and they are not interested in your product or service). You can easily put links to your Landing Page or auction for your domain, just make your posts interesting (you have available 140 characters) use relevant hashtags, so more easily to reach the desired audience.



    Domain markets where to show your portfolio for free
    The options are few, but I will focus only on the ones which I use most often and have friendly interface.

    Flippa
    Flippa is not just a place for auctions, the platform enables you to upload your domain and create a portfolio for free, the choices are two – upload domain in your Flippa portfolio without changing the DNS, you can select “fixed price” or “make an offer”.

    Upload domain change DNS and get Flippa Landing Page – domain can be with “fixed price” or again with option for “make an offer”, it is easy and not time consuming.

    In this case, every time someone types your domain name in their browser will be taken to your Flippa Landing Page – this is all completely free, you owe 10% commission if you sell domain trough Flippa, but creating your Flippa portfolio is free.

    Flippa landing page
    Flippa700.jpg

    Here are the statistics of visits:

    flippa.com – Daily Visitors: 310,675

    Traffic by Country:

    India 104,076 (33%)

    United States 27,339 (9.0%)

    Pakistan 19,883 (6.0%)

    United Kingdom 11,495 (4.0%)

    Canada 8,078 (3.0%)



    Undeveloped
    This is another market which I personally like very much, very easy and convenient to use, in the same way as in flippa… you can create your own portfolio of domains, setup your domains with a fixed price or the other option is make an offer, if you decide to change the DNS of your domains with those of Undeveloped, automatically you get wonderful Landing Page.

    When the domain is sold through their platform also due commission, but no free lunch anywhere [​IMG]

    Undeveloped landing page
    undeve700x.jpg

    undeveloped.com – Daily Visitors: 25,605

    Traffic by Country:

    India 6,094 (24%)

    Netherlands 4,046 (16%)

    Spain 2,356 (9.0%)

    United States 1,997 (8.0%)

    Canada 1,690 (7.0%)



    Sedo
    Everyone knows Sedo and almost any of us use them, but I will say two words about them, upload domains for free – again two options – “fixed price” or “make offer”. You can also run an auction, which however is paid in advance (this does not guarantee that they will be sold).

    sedo.com – Daily Visitors: 277,292

    Traffic by Country:

    India 54,349 (20%)

    China 29,393 (11%)

    United States 17,192 (6.0%)

    Turkey 15,806 (6.0%)

    Spain 12,201 (4.0%)



    Where to park your domains?

    Bodis

    If you are wondering where to park your domains and receive passive income from them with two hands will vote for Bodis – a great platform and very easy to use, even by people with little knowledge, very intuitive and easy dashboard.

    This is how it’s look Bodis parking page
    bodis-700.jpg

    I hope you find it helpful [​IMG]

    Fell free to connect with me

    Twitter - https://twitter.com/dommt_domains
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/dimitar.bonin
    LinkedIn - https://uk.linkedin.com/in/dimitar-bonin-35372827
    or visit my website
    http://dommt.com/
     
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  2. alcy

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    fine post!
    thanks!

    small correction:

    flippa sale landers do not yet allow buynow.
    it is all make offer only.

    bodis also allows redirection to their builtin sale lander. without goin through parked ads. which is great! and serves sames purpose as any auction site sale lander.. and at NO commisison! plus u get all the visitor stats with it too!
    PLUS, recently they added escorw.com buynow.. so u can also set your domains saler lander with buynow!!! as far as I am concerned bodis is the total package solution for sale landers! just point all your dns to them. and your done!

    hope this helps to supplement op.
     
  3. bonin

    bonin DNCbrands.com VIP

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    Thanks for correction, yes, Bodis is perfect especially with the escrow options
     
  4. SeaLink

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    Great post, thanks!
     
  5. AuctionBio

    AuctionBio Top Contributor VIP

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    Great post. For social media I am only using Facebook. But now really thinking to use LinkedIn and twitter.
    Thanks for sharing information.
     
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2016
  6. Domain Wildcatter

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    Any stats for GoDaddy? Thanks for the info!
     
  7. bonin

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    More.... :) Thanks to a friend who help me with this stats

    flippa.com - Daily Visitors: 310,675
    Traffic by Country:
    India 104,076 (33%)
    United States 27,339 (9.0%)
    Pakistan 19,883 (6.0%)
    United Kingdom 11,495 (4.0%)
    Canada 8,078 (3.0%)

    sedo.com - Daily Visitors: 277,292
    Traffic by Country:
    India 54,349 (20%)
    China 29,393 (11%)
    United States 17,192 (6.0%)
    Turkey 15,806 (6.0%)
    Spain 12,201 (4.0%)

    bido.com - Daily Visitors: 42,285
    Traffic by Country:
    India 11,586 (27%)
    Pakistan 7,696 (18%)
    Spain 6,977 (16%)
    Germany 2,030 (5.0%)
    United States 1,649 (4.0%)

    GoDaddy.com - Daily Visitors: 524,128
    Traffic by Country:
    India 177,155 (34%)
    United States 102,729 (20%)
    Turkey 17,296 (3.0%)
    Pakistan 15,724 (3.0%)
    Canada 13,103 (2.0%)

    namecheap.com - Daily Visitors: 418,499
    Traffic by Country:
    India 56,497 (13%)
    United States 54,405 (13%)
    Indonesia 31,806 (8.0%)
    Pakistan 31,387 (7.0%)
    Nigeria 15,066 (4.0%)

    afternic.com - Daily Visitors: 153,976
    Traffic by Country:
    India 35,722 (23%)
    United States 23,558 (15%)
    Turkey 9,239 (6.0%)
    Pakistan 6,621 (4.0%)
    Iran 4,927 (3.0%)

    domainnamesales.com - Daily Visitors: 223,223
    Traffic by Country:
    India 45,761 (21%)
    United States 32,591 (15%)
    China 11,384 (5.0%)
    Turkey 9,822 (4.0%)
    Nigeria 9,152 (4.0%)

    namejet.com - Daily Visitors: 211,432
    Traffic by Country:
    India 44,401 (21%)
    United States 22,200 (10%)
    Korea 14,166 (7.0%)
    Thailand 10,994 (5.0%)
    China 10,360 (5.0%)

    above.com - Daily Visitors: 151,417
    Traffic by Country:
    United States 67,835 (45%)
    United Kingdom 8,479 (6.0%)
    Brazil 8,025 (5.0%)
    Germany 6,965 (5.0%)
    Canada 6,814 (5.0%)

    undeveloped.com - Daily Visitors: 25,605
    Traffic by Country:
    India 6,094 (24%)
    Netherlands 4,046 (16%)
    Spain 2,356 (9.0%)
    United States 1,997 (8.0%)
    Canada 1,690 (7.0%)

    namesilo.com - Daily Visitors: 172,939
    Traffic by Country:
    India 17,294 (10%)
    United States 16,083 (9.0%)
    Bangladesh 14,008 (8.0%)
    Indonesia 13,835 (8.0%)
    Hong Kong SAR 9,858 (6.0%)

    domainmarket.com - Daily Visitors: 110,620
    Traffic by Country:
    United States 25,996 (24%)
    India 17,035 (15%)
    Russia 4,204 (4.0%)
    Turkey 4,093 (4.0%)
    Pakistan 3,097 (3.0%)

    snapnames.com - Daily Visitors: 137,561
    Traffic by Country:
    India 32,189 (23%)
    Turkey 17,745 (13%)
    United States 10,455 (8.0%)
    Hungary 7,291 (5.0%)
    Spain 4,815 (4.0%)

    freshdrop.com - Daily Visitors: 61,792
    Traffic by Country:
    India 17,981 (29%)
    Turkey 4,696 (8.0%)
    Indonesia 3,584 (6.0%)
    United States 2,781 (5.0%)
    Thailand 2,410 (4.0%)

    4.cn - Daily Visitors: 83,640
    Traffic by Country:
    China 35,296 (42%)
    India 4,935 (6.0%)
    United States 4,851 (6.0%)
    Thailand 4,182 (5.0%)
    Netherlands 4,182 (5.0%)

    fabulous.com - Daily Visitors: 20,030
    Traffic by Country:
    United States 6,169 (31%)
    India 4,226 (21%)
    Canada 1,142 (6.0%)
    Australia 1,022 (5.0%)
    United Kingdom 341 (2.0%)

    domainsherpa.com - Daily Visitors: 63,008
    Traffic by Country:
    India 21,738 (35%)
    United States 10,585 (17%)
    United Kingdom 3,465 (5.0%)
    Croatia (Hrvatska) 1,953 (3.0%)
    Canada 1,323 (2.0%)

    domaining.com - Daily Visitors: 53,404
    Traffic by Country:
    United States 12,710 (24%)
    India 7,690 (14%)
    Hong Kong SAR 5,180 (10%)
    United Kingdom 3,525 (7.0%)
    Poland 3,204 (6.0%)

    DigitalPoint - Daily Visitors: 271,266
    Traffic by Country:
    India 105,251 (39%)
    Pakistan 18,717 (7.0%)
    United States 14,377 (5.0%)
    Indonesia 8,409 (3.0%)
    Egypt 7,595 (3.0%)

    namepros.com - Daily Visitors: 190,441
    Traffic by Country:
    India 59,608 (31%)
    United States 16,759 (9.0%)
    Hong Kong SAR 9,522 (5.0%)
    United Kingdom 7,999 (4.0%)
    Turkey 7,808 (4.0%)

    brandbucket.com - Daily Visitors: 109,108
    Traffic by Country:
    India 47,789 (44%)
    United States 10,693 (10%)
    Hong Kong SAR 6,219 (6.0%)
    Nigeria 5,565 (5.0%)
    Russia 4,037 (4.0%)

    brandroot.com - Daily Visitors: 50,963
    Traffic by Country:
    India 24,105 (47%)
    United States 4,994 (10%)
    Hong Kong SAR 2,803 (6.0%)
    Pakistan 2,548 (5.0%)
    Nigeria 1,886 (4.0%)

    namerific.com - Daily Visitors: 31,207
    Traffic by Country:
    Bolivia 11,203 (36%)
    Kuwait 5,243 (17%)
    India 3,901 (13%)
    United States 2,278 (7.0%)
    Nepal 2,247 (7.0%)

    catchy.com - Daily Visitors: 6,084
    Traffic by Country:
    India 2,738 (45%)
    United States 608 (10%)
    Other countries 2,720 (45%)
     
  8. Domain Wildcatter

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    Very interesting. This data will help me figure out where to target my efforts. Thanks!
     
  9. aramyus

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    It's a great post, thanks

    I wonder if we should give more weight to quantity versus quality. Each market segment probably has an optimal communication plan:

    I'll take a couple examples

    To sell a service+geo domain (eg: cambridgeroofing.com), direct approach is probably the best. Social media ads/activity also have a chance to bring prospects. Flippa, sedo or similar have very little chances of success (unless the domain is speculative and can be resold for 10x ).

    To sell a brandable that means nothing or very little like toptive.com (listed on BB), direct approach is not suitable. May be social media can bring something, but I doubt.

    To sell: to other domainers, quantity is probably more important than quality.

    Any other opinions on optimal communication plans ?
     
  10. bonin

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    You are right, and To be honest, domains that have sold over social networks are mostly brandabal, but on this subject I intend to devote time and will write soon
     
  11. aramyus

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    When you say 'brandable'do you mean keyword domains (eg dogtraining) or BBtype domains (that usually mean nothing or very little) ?
     
  12. bonin

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    Just 2 examples:

    Acuatia .com and Profitino .com and other similar
     
  13. Apprich

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    interesting data.. how did you obtain this data? is it accurate?
     
  14. DNScholar

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    The brief explanation on Twitter was good. You can add @123webio
     
  15. Recons.Com

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    And how that data on daily visitors is obtained?
     
  16. bonin

    bonin DNCbrands.com VIP

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    A friend helped me, the data are from online tool, but I believe they are accurate
     
  17. Joshdns

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    Great work!

    Added you on linkedin already.

    Do you have to park/forward your name to undeveloped to list names there?
     
  18. elevator

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    Thanks, nice information.

    Cheers.
     
  19. DANEYAL

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    Thanks for writing such an awesome & useful post. Thumbs Up!
     
  20. Recons.Com

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    They can't be accurate, if those websites have not placed a counter on their pages.

    This is alexa extrapolation probably and that is highly inaccurate.
     

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