how to make money selling domain names

Jump to Last Post 1-9 of 9 discussions (10 posts)
  1. profile image41
    dailywealthposted 9 years ago

    I want to really know really know how people are making money selling domain names on a regular basis with a alittle work of 30minutes work everyday

  2. thranax profile image41
    thranaxposted 9 years ago

    Lol! It isn't that simple. The basics is buying a domain name and selling it to someone who wants to buy it. If no one buys then you just pay for nothing to reserve it! You can lose a lot of money doing this. If your not into webpages, web design, and a good sense of business I don't even suggest trying!

    ~thranax~

  3. WHoArtNow profile image84
    WHoArtNowposted 9 years ago

    If that was possible, everyone would do it!

    1. thranax profile image41
      thranaxposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Well like I have stated, It is possible but if your not good at it your gonna lose A TON of money!

      ~thranax~

  4. Lissie profile image78
    Lissieposted 9 years ago

    Its not that risky: I domain will cost <$10 for a new com but I would buy a pre-owned for another $5 or so, probably put a quick site on it and flip it - but I haven't done it yet myself.  I know people who can buy a site for $15 - and flip it for a few 100 the same day - but they are experienced. 

    dailywealth: just because it looks like someone is doing somthing quickly and easily doesn't mean its the case: usually they have spent a lot of time learning how to make money online

  5. Marisa Wright profile image97
    Marisa Wrightposted 9 years ago

    I'm just waiting for dailywealth's buddy to pop in and give us the link to tell us just how to do it - or am I being cynical?

    But Lissie, you could probably explain it - do you mean they buy the domain name, build the site then put the site up for sale?   Would it attract a buyer if it hadn't had any traffic??

  6. Lissie profile image78
    Lissieposted 9 years ago

    Marisa you are cynical and probably correct! I got my relevant link first though LOL

    Yeah they do: and people will buy just cause its pretty LOL Especailly if it has PR - which as you know as nothing to do with traffic! Heres a classic http://cgi.ebay.com/Harley-Davidson-Web … 286.c0.m14
    it all appears true: but the only income figures are potential not actual the listing is for a site called http://www.harleyheaven. info/( I broke the link deliberately) the site is not indexed by google and is new - first registered 24 Sept.  It will never be indexed by google because there is no unique content
    But there are no lies on the listing
    oh and depending on Harley Davidson the owner may get a cease and desist letter for mis-using their trademark!

  7. sceptic profile image55
    scepticposted 9 years ago

    Yes that is normally how it works, you buy the domain set it up and then sell it. I agree with lizzie though to buy one that is already existing. I would suggest to hold onto it, get some revenue...even if it just $50 a month and then sell it on. You will make more money on it then. But it sure isn't for the faint hearted, and unless you are very good at driving traffic and converting sales it's not really worth trying. Become really good at driving traffic and then have a go at it.

  8. sceptic profile image55
    scepticposted 9 years ago

    Lissie sorry I spelt your name wrong.

  9. thranax profile image41
    thranaxposted 9 years ago

    Well, it's not difficult to do, put you lose money if you can't find anyone to buy the domain! What a lot of people do is make a genetic quick 5-minute site for it so if any traffic came, there is ad sense ads and other  things on it, also with a large banner or article that says "Buy this Domain". Or something similar!

    ~thranax~

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)