What is the best way to sell a domain name?

  1. ChristinS profile image45
    ChristinSposted 5 years ago

    What is the best way to sell a domain name?

    I have a couple of domains I have been holding on to for a few years now that I simply haven't had time to develop. I listed on sedo yesterday, but I've never sold a domain before.  If any of you are familiar with it or have done it can you tell me the best way to do this?

  2. Billie Kelpin profile image82
    Billie Kelpinposted 5 years ago

    I never have liked sedo because in the beginning they were extremely hard to get hold of and every domain name purchased (they were connected with 1 & 1, I think)  seemed to be under a different "contract". I had things parked there and never figured it out, didn't have control, and on and on. However, I will say that I got a GREAT appraisal of the worth of a domain name I had (highlightertape.com).  It was valued at $3000 because it was the name of the product itself, so having that assessment in writing really helped to sell it.  The assessment cost me $60 at the time, but was well worth it. 
    I recently purchased the auction package at godaddy.com for something like $35 a year! in order to get ready to sell my old domain name windmillworks.com   We have lots of interactive games at windmillworks.com/theawesomegamepage/ transferring all that is taking me a long time. (Hint, never  name a company for romantic reasons instead of what the company does - unless you're google or yahoo).  We never made windmills, but software!  ANYWAY, Christin, take a look at godaddy.  I haven't tried it yet, but I just don't like 1&1 which connected to sedo for parking, etc., never understood the interface.  OH, and what I DO like at godaddy is the customer service.  You can call 24 a day, 7 days a week for the website and get really helpful customer service.  EXCELLENT.  I don't know if their auction section is open that long, but take a look over there. Here's hoping your domain names have proven to be very lucrative!  Whoo hoo!

    1. ChristinS profile image45
      ChristinSposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks! I'd considered trying their auction services, but I know previously I had hosting with them and they sucked of course this was years ago, but I was still leary of it. I am not understanding SEDO fully myself though so may switch.

 
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