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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday August 10th , 2018

Today’s lesson is on how to be greedy.  I sold SocialGain dot com this week.   A sale is always good.  I like to have them as much as possible. There is nothing more exciting and a tad bit scary than getting the email “YOUR DOMAIN HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM AFTERNIC”.     It means you sold something.  You just hope you didn’t forget a zero.   I sold social gain for $1888.  I bought the name three years ago on a Godaddy auction.   I figured I probably paid $150 or so for the name and figured it was an OK return.  Except I paid $550.   That’s just not a good return in domain investing.  3X my money is a good scalp but I’d like to be more in the 5X plus price range.  I’m happy I am going to have $1500 in my account soon but no needles were moved.   That all being said, moving my pricing down on my names to $2800 and $1800 have really increased the sales.  I have been selling a name or so a week since.  That price range isn’t getting me rich but its good cash flow and feeds my desire to buy more names.


On a side note.  In order to make a better list each day I like to see what names readers clicked on. Originally I was surprised what the most popular names were.  Over the years I’ve learned that there is definitely certain names that people like.  I also thought it was the placement in the list and other than not being in the bottom “Other Names with Bids” section, it really doesn’t matter.  For instance, this is the top clicked names in order of number of clicks.  PalmCapital was the most clicked.   I really thought Buzz Keeper would be the top but capital names are really hot right now.   I was super surprised by 8XXXXX and the number of clicks.   We get paid by people buying names so its in my best interest to list name that I think people will buy.  Learning what names people click help in building a better list and leads to more sales.  It also helps me learn what names do well at auction.  Seeing the auction results from Travis’ daily list and building the list has really helped me become a better domain investor.  Although not great as evidenced by my low pricing of Social Gain


Here are today’s names. Click through to see the current price

Quote of the Day:  “Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” ― Ernest Hemingway

Domain of the Day:        Top name of the day.  Do they have an API? Says every coder


 Namejet and Sedo Names at Auction  Space travel and exploration is back.  Good name for someone that wants to be a part   Closes today.  Needs to run a little to meet reserve  Won’t get there.  Too much space from bid to reserve  The best money.  The kind that keeps coming   Fish has been a popular naming convention since Plenty of Fish    It always comes dow to intent  Surprised its sitting at $115.   I would think much higher  Not a ton of value but I like it   Love the name but as always, comes down to the reserve  If this is what you do then it would make a good marketing name    Credit and debt names have a great CPC   No bids   Call to action name.  No bids

Godaddy Domains That I Like With Multiple Bids   1997 domain.   Get it done fast or make something that goes fast  Even the plural is getting four figures.  The singular would be six figures and then some    I thought this one might slip through but Color + good keyword don’t slip through anymore  Any decent solar name at a good price is worth looking at   Love this one. Short and cheap….or starting cheap  Chinese, just buy it  All consonants so the Chinese might still want this.  Either way, easy four figures  scary part is this may actually become a reality

Godaddy Domains With No Bids  No bidders on this  Sounds video gamish.   No bids  I think this would be a good marketing name for coffee competitor  No way this stays at $17  Godaddy values this one at $3600 but no bidders No bidders.   Godaddy likes this one as well.  Then again they like all of them if they sell  Also known as a spoon

OTHER Godaddy Domains With Bids

Have a name at auction and need more exposure? Send me an email. We Charge $10 per name per day. We may be able to help. If you have an auction you want to promote, email us for details.*All names chosen by us, Shane and Josh . (ie you click through and purchase a name you like) or an occasional paid listing. Everything we say is based on our own research or is opinion. Do your own due diligence. That means look it up yourself if you don’t think the stats or our opinion is correct. We hand choose the names but we are paid to make this list by both the auction houses, individuals that are auctioning names, and Godaddy affiliate links. Keep that in mind and only buy names that YOU think are good

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4 Replies to “Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday August 10th , 2018”

  1. We adjust prices too. Always feel like the domain could have sold for more but cashflow is really important.

  2. Hi Shane — At Afternic, did you upgrade to Premium Promotion?[“If you want to improve your visibility, consider upgrading to Premium Promotion if you haven’t already.”] Thanks, Carl

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