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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday, December 17th, 2020

I’ve given the talk probably 50 times this month. Trying to explain why something has value. My answer is because people want it to have value. There doesn’t have to be anything that actualy makes it valuable in the physical or use sense. It merely has to be perecieved as valuable. Anything collectible that isn’t an actual signature or touched by the originator has to have perceived value. It doesn’t matter that Mikey Mantle’s first card has 5 of them. Its still an old piece of paper that isn’t from him, touched by him, or originate in any way from him. It’s merely a piece of paper with his picture and some stats. But people loved him and it represents something to them. That’s all it takes. Throw in a few sales and Boom. Value.

It’s much easier to explain when there is use. A car, a domain, even a watch. But even those can have astronomical value because of something unique or special that goes above any real use value. It represents something. Art is a perfect example of perceived value. Some of the most valuable pieces of art are nothing in terms of talent. Banksy isn’t a great artist in the sense of skills. He has other gifts. Norman Rockwell on the other hand had once in a lifetime artistic ability. But who and what becomes valuable is a constant ebb and flow. Trying to catch that flow has always been my goal. Sometimes I do, most times I don’t. But I am better than 99% of people. My latest flow is NFT art. I find it so interesting. I find the whole market interesting. I certainly won’t be spending big money but I will be doing some research over the winter to learn more about it.

Obviously all this started with bitcoin and crypto moves yesterday. I have been all over the board with it. I’m in pretty good but only because I sold a few domains for crypto and left it. It got me in for six figures by chance. Just happened to get them all sold right before crypto kicked it. Now everyone is back asking why its valuable. My answer. Because people think it is and my feeling is more people will feel this way every year.

So here’s my question for you. What are some usual assets that you see becoming valuable down the road? I’m always looking for new things. Would love to hear what you are looking at. Nobody ever comments here so let’s hear it

Domain of the Day: Top price on the board today. And the most bids. Just screams “I live in California”

Quote of the Day:To figure out who rules over you, figure out who you’re not allowed to criticize.” – Voltaire

Remember to click the links to see the current prices and if you are going to pay for a name do it while visiting It pays for the gas to run the ship. Names at Auction or Available for Pickup Super short dot io that doesn’t come up very often Explains exactly what you do Closes early, don’t forget Fits the dot io tld well Think about how much the dot com is worth so you know this has some value

Namejet and Sedo & More Domains at Action I think these CVCV that rhyme make nice brands People are always searching for proxy servers. Just not sure how you make money I knew a guy with this name and he was made fun of because of what this domain really is Bend Over Auto correct is going to make it school every time. But its a heck of a lot cheaper taken in 10 extensions. 21 years old No bidders. I know I could use some brain pep in the morning Better name but much much more expensive In case of technical emergency Love this one. Great for fulfilling wishes Don’t know if you know this but they speak louder than words Yeah yeah, I should buy this. If it were plural I would. It cleans everything Just how Trump likes it This is where camel casing is important. Displays as CryptOlive Gets some great traffic. Used to be a bitcoin site directory Yes with the F. Its expiring and gets a lot of traffic

Godaddy Domains With Bids and me, me, me A bit boring but some of the most boring names are in this space. Minimum Order Quantities Only taken in 6 extensions so not a lot of use. But L for League always helps I see a transportation name here My favorite ribs are Dreamland ribs but obviously can be anything People are going to be all over this because it looks like it would be cool tech I feel like I should mine for this I’m in on any 5L that is decent under $100 19 years old and taken in 12 extensions Solid name for someone in our field

SEO NAMES (Bids for the Backlinks) You looking for some train backlinks? So much money in pain Old tourism site I believe For those building a music site

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One Reply to “Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday, December 17th, 2020”

  1. ” It merely has to be perceived as valuable” – Completely true.

    What you’re seeing with crypto is that even large institutions see this as the ultimate hedge against the decline (or even collapse) of the USD.

    But one key reason why Bitcoin and (especially) Ethereum will continue to climb is because when you own these cryptocurrencies, what you really own is a piece of a platform that is/are among the most secure on earth – and will continue to get more robust each and every day. So, you essentially own ‘shares’ in those platforms.

    And, over time, new and wonderful use-cases will start to emerge on those platforms – Ethereum, in particular, as ‘the world’s computer.’

    So while these may not qualify as “usual assets” (per your question), Shane, you’re definitely in the ‘right place’ at this point.

    But only thing that’s going to be more valuable than the shares/coins is the underlying brands, themselves (and the associated IP).

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