The only thing worse than paying registration fee for crap names is buying them at auction.
You can tell if someone has purchased your expired Godaddy names based on when you get the cancellation email. If the email comes around 03:00 Eastern time, your .com domain has more than likely been removed from your account and is now in “redemption”. This means that the domain has gone through the whole Godaddy auction process, including closeouts and no one picked it up. If you get the email at any other time, particularly around auction time, the domain has been bought. You could also figure this out just by the date you get the cancellation email, but if you have a lot of domains you don’t really pay attention to what happens to them if you’re letting them drop.
The vast majority of my domains at Godaddy were purchased for registration fee, mostly hand caught off the drop. lately someone has been buying up a ton of my reg fee domains that I let expire on purpose. They’re paying more than reg fee for a name that I paid reg fee and didn’t sell.
A couple things to take away from this:
Godaddy auctions is a huge machine that seems to be doing something right as far as improving their own business model and delivery.
Another is that people will may stupid prices for expired domains, maybe they’re buying so many at Godaddy because it’s a smaller list than the full pending delete list, making it easier to search. I don’t really know.
And finally, most of the work is in the search or the creativity. Just because something as been registered for 10 years doesn’t give it any value. I guess I talk about cheap names so much because I see all these BS domains selling for more than reg fee at auction and it baffles me.
- Main List NameJet Flippa/Sedo
- LLLL.com’s LLL, CCC, 5L Other LLLL’s
- Short Brandables Numbers One Worders Vape, Vegan, VR
- Snap Names/Dropcatch NamePros Godaddy Value BIN
- Available For Reg Fee
The No Bid List
AlignmentGuru.com Vehicles or Backs
AllergyDefence.com I can never remember if it’s defense or defence
AthleteSherpa.com Guiding athletes to victory aka coach
BalloonDeluxe.com Sell fancy balloons
BorderLord.com Colonel Jessup in a “Few Good Men” You need him on that wall.
BotAnalyze.com The robot analyzer
BuildTransit.com Civil engineer name
CantBelieve.com it’s not butter?
CanyonWinery.com Sounds like it could be a winery somewhere
CashOrCoin.com ooh a coin name without a bid…
Cointur.com Another name with coin in it, with random letters added to the end
ConsiderCost.com A call to action name for an ad campaign to save you money for something
CreditFact.com Get the facts on credit
DoLiving.com Earn of living or live life to the fullest
Employology.com The study of employment
ExtendMind.com Think about things in a new way, adderall or vitamins
FAuthority.com A name to start your very own anarchy blog
FundAwesome.com money for awesome things
HackConnection.com Don’t want to pay for wifi? Hack the connection
JiffySolution.com Get the help you need fast
MeEdition.com A book about you
MoonMuscle.com No idea but it sounds kinda cool
PaidPerformer.com A site to find entertainment for your next event
RidePlotter.com A map or GPS
RidingKit.com Comes with a helmet, gloves and chaps
RightDetail.com The detail you need
ScoutSky.com A cool little name for an aviation business
SimplyMining.com build your own mining rig safely
SwiftTrademark.com Fast help with trademark issues
TorchWork.com When you need welding done
VirtualSimulate.com Run scenarios a lot cheaper than real life.
WeCareRehab.com Not a bad name for a rehab business, at least it makes you think they care
YogaCorporation.com The business that’s all about yoga
Your LLLL.coms of The Day
LLL’s, CCC’s, 5L’s
MORE Short Brand Dot Coms HERE
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