Godaddy auctions seems a little lite today as far as really good names, though there are plenty that will sell. Most of the one with bids fall into the “will never sell to an enduser category.
Here’s a good example, KnifeSets.com currently at $118, is a name that I skipped over before I looked at the names with bids. Sure, it might have some intrinsic value, but I don’t see anyone buying this name at a retail price. According to ExpiredDomains.net it has no search volume, I don’t think that’s correct, I’m sure someone searches for the term every month. Godaddy’s valuation is over $3K, also not correct in my opinion. I would probably pay reg fee just because I wouldn’t be able to help myself, and there’s always the chance that I can get a couple hundred from a domainer that thinks it’s worth millions, just because it’s registered in 5 extensions.
So why do I think this will never sell retail? First who’s your buying audience for this name? It’s not a brand, no one will name their company knife sets, it’s a keyword domain with apparently very little search. The target buyer for this domain is a company that makes or sells knives, by the set, and either has no other product line or thinks this will somehow bring traffic. Maybe there’s an internet marketer that can make a one product site and sell or market these things.
The point is that there is a tiny pool of potential buyers, with no discernible benefit for them to own the name, so even if there was a small chance of selling it, after paying $118, makes it a poor cost/benefit ratio.
Also single product online retail doesn’t seem that popular, unless it’s something very specific and hard to find. I’m sure there’s a ton of money in selling knife sets if you become the main supplier to the world, or develop a custom line of knives, but then you’d brand yourself.
Ask yourself who will buy the name and use it. Everyone’s life experience and knowledge base allows them a different perspective as to what might be salable. I list all kinds of names that I think have some value to someone, could be a site, names that are funny or interesting. Don’t buy any of them unless you yourself can see the name being used or selling. I’ve been shocked by some of the shitty names that I sell to end users.
- 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
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The No Bid List
AgentsLive.com plural, but I think is sounds better than agent live
AnAsshole.com not as exclusive as The Asshole, with this you’re just one of many
BionicEquipment.com buy a new bionic arm or leg at this store
BreakfastLinks.com Those little sausages you can only eat for breakfast. They make the lunch and dinner sausages bigger
CarbStop.com A pill that stops carbs from entering your system. Eat as many as you want, the pill will take care of them
CleanRunning.com makes be think of no emissions cars
ConvincePeople.com learn how to persuade others
DonateHuman.com Give your body to science. It’s not really science per say, it just means that students will poke, prod and cut your donated body up for training. I go to the cadaver lab twice a year to stick tubes into these donations. You never get used to the smell.
EndItToday.com A call to action name
ExcessLove.com What should you do with all that extra love? Give it away responsibly with this service
FightBattles.com A game, a book or a self help type thing
GoBreakfast.com I can see it on a billboard, GoBreakfast.com! promoting a 2 for 1 Egg McMuffin deal
HireLawyers.com some domains are better for marketing one product. If I was an affiliate marketer, I’d like to sell this a lot more than knife sets
TaskAudit.com A service that checks to make sure everything got done
TogetherAction.com A cooperation name
YouDidThis.com A “make them feel guilty” name
Your LLLL.coms of The Day
LLL’s, CCC’s, 5L’s
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