Ways to Navigate the Inner Workings Of Domain Auctions

Currently, getting a perfect domain name seems hard than getting the business started. It becomes worse when you find the intended name is already registered by another user and is perhaps ranking high in Google rankings. However, the activity might get easier shortly owing to the roll out of action sites where one can get available domains or perhaps track the expiring ones. That way, you may not miss the domain name that you covet for your business and hence are likely to accrue high traffic upon registration.

Nevertheless, most buyers and sellers might not have enough expertise to sail through the complex auction processes. While the art might not have gained considerable ground, new customers can utilize several strategies to get the right names for their enterprises.

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Tips on Identifying Expired Domains

In a field full of creativity, people often take credit for owning the top level domain names that are mostly leased to other individuals, businesses and organizations. In most instances, the lease periods varies from one year to 10 years. With high competition to outcompete other names in search engine rankings, you cannot sit back and watch competitors sites emerge at the slightest browse.

If you like your domain name, you are likely to renew it for as long as the market can allow. While that could bring consistency to the target audience, you cannot run away from the fact that, domain names expire at a given period. If there is a domain name that you would like to own, and the owner might not be willing to sell, you can as well wait for the name to expire. While its sounds an excellent idea, you need to know how one can determine an expired domain name as highlighted below.

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What Everyone Should Know Before Buying Expired Domains for Traffic

Traditionally, businesses operated in limited geographic regions that limited the profitability. The rise of digital marketing platforms saw a great transformation where small companies protracted their scope to serve clients across the globe. Since inception, the concept has had numerous developments aimed at improving efficiency and usability. With increased online marketing activities, a company with no sound online marketing strategies is deemed to fail. It starts with a great website that not only communicates the company’s product line but gives useful information about the products to potential users.

In light of the current market requirements, you need to keep your site visible to potential clients. The higher the domains ranks in search engines, the higher the traffic the website attracts with the numbers eventually translating to increased sales volume. For this reason, a new domain name is not likely to give instant results required to spur a new start up. An expired domain gives you instant visibility owning to the search engine ranking trends. Nevertheless, you need to know the following before purchasing expired domains.

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How Do I Pick the Perfect Domain?

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The perfect domain isn’t going to just drop into your lap, you’ve got to do a bit of research and figure out which one would be the best selection for you. The fact of the matter is that domains are going to do a lot for your website, as well as say a lot about your company (or brand, whatever it may be). As long as you’ve got the perfect domain, you’ve got a chance to truly succeed in the world of internet marketing. Without the right domain, however, you’ll notice that you chances are incredibly reduced; this is due to a number of different reasons. In this article, we’re going to talk about why finding the perfect domain is ideal. Not only that, but we’ll be going through the different traits that make a perfect domain.

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How to Buy a Cheap Domain Name and What Happens Next

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So you want to start a website featuring the nerdy adventures of Smarty the smart cat with links to a fan page, but you have no idea where to start? Your first step is buying a domain name.

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How to Avoid Buying a Bad Domain

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Buying a new domain name can be a stressful, challenging affair. There’s always a risk that you’ll buy a domain that’s been “screwed up” in some way by the previous owner, providing the domain name isn’t fresh. 

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Here’s How to Choose an Awesome Domain Name…

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I’ve bought and sold hundreds of domains over the years, and I’ll tell you one thing: choosing a domain name is really, really difficult! 

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Luxury.Estate Sells For $50,000 – Profit From New gTLDs

For a while there, people thought that flipping domains was dead but with the introduction of all these new gTLDs, things are only starting to warm up. DomainHoldings recently announced the sale of Luxury.estate for a cool $50,000. This is the highest new gTLD sale to date. The WHOIS records indicate that the seller is based in Massachusetts while the buy of the domain is from Monaco.

The seller picked up the domain name for a mere $200 on day five of the EAP program. Now that’s what I call PROFIT!

Although that is the highest reported new gTLD sale so far, there are a few others worth mentioning as well. The following were all sold for $12,500 each: Soccer.guru, Sloan.plumbing, Pacific.ventures, Metallographic.equipment, and Immobilier.estate

 

Important Rule of Domain Registration

Do you know the golden rule of domain registration? There are many “Do’s and Don’ts” but the one VERY important rule of domain registration is that you should always maintain full control of the domain name as the registrant. A few months back, my friend got screwed over by his co-worker. Long story short, my friend had a great idea and an even better domain name in mind to start up a small company. He pitched the idea to one of his co-workers in the IT department and all seemed well. My friend didn’t come to me to help him register a name, he went to his co-worker. The co-worker registered the domain name and started on the website which is still unfinished. Now the co-worker is moving away and he’s going to focus on the online business…..without my friend.

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Top Domain Sales For First Half Of 2014

Many people say that buying and flipping domains is dead and has been dead for a few years now. In some ways, these people are correct but flipping domains is not dead. The industry is evolving and making the quick money by flipping is not as easy as it used to be but the market is still there and the buyers are still there.

We’re not at the halfway point of 2014 just yet but I’m going to make a quick list here of the Top 20 Domain Sales of 2014 between the dates of January 1st, 2014 to June 8th, 2014. I’ll state the domain name and the selling price.

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