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Sold a few more names than normal this week on Afternic. Afternic seemed to be more consistent in the past and now it goes in waves. It probably has more to do with random timing than any actual reason, but it never hurts to look into things and make sure it’s all working like it should.

Actually I sold another 2 domains this week on Afternic that I don’t even own anymore. I need to go through and update my account, remove old inventory, but it makes me wonder why the domainer that picked them up after they dropped hasn’t listed them. If they had, the names should have gone into their account. Remember, it’s a lot harder to sell a name if no one sees it, and be honest with yourself, If you picked it up for $8 then it needs to be marketed through the registration path. The odds of someone just dreaming up that name, looking up your whois, and reaching out to you are slim.

Most people don’t even know how to look up the whois info.

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More Names With No Bids

Names With Bids

More Names With No Bids



Your LLLL.coms of The Day

LLLL’s that End Users Might use someday

LLL’s, CCC’s, 5L’s


Some Numbers

One Worders and Other TLD’s

Vape, Weed and Vegan Names and  VR

Snap Names/DropCatch


Godaddy Value BIN

Godaddy Value BIN

Available Names

Available for Reg Fee big list

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7 Replies to “IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, October 19th”

  1. Hi Josh. Thanks for sharing your experience. I remember you also said in a past Domain Sherpa show that a buyer simply used the registration path to acquire one of your domains for twice the price indicated on your landing page. Do you think registration path is becoming the predominant way for end users in particular and buyers in general to acquire domains? Is that is true, do you think landing page will be less and less important?

    1. It’s not a matter of less or more important. The landing page will always be the best marketing tool for a potential buyer that is interested in that specific domain and types it into the browser. The majority of buyers aren’t even sure what they want to buy, that’s the advantage of the registration path. I’m specifically talking about domains priced and valued under 5k(for the sake of conversation, it’s only a guide and best guess) The examples where the buyer pays more than what’s advertised on the landing page tell me that the landing page wasn’t a factor because they weren’t specifically interested in that name, or it didn’t resolve, or the buyer just wasn’t educated enough to type it in.

      All this is tempered with the knowledge that all domains are unique in some aspect, and anything can happen at anytime, anywhere, with any domain that might sell at any price.

      1. So, you are saying landing page are still important and will likely remain so in the future. To handle landing page, I see two approaches: (1) build a landing page on a domain or (2) forward the domain to, for example, Afternic sales page. As a large domain portfolio owner, do you find option (2) easiest because it’s simple and you just wait for money to come into your bank account but you pay more in terms of commission. With (1), you save/reduce the commission but you have to handle negotiation and payment. What’s your take?

    2. Hi Kassey – Josh’s preference would certainly be #2. Mine too for most names. The exceptions I make are for certain brandable type names (often misspells and made ups) that I think have value but have been rejected at the brandable marketplaces I use. For these names, I find it much less likely that they will be found via the registration path so I create a logo and use a lander. It’s too early to tell if this will work for me though.

  2. Josh,

    When you upload the domains to Afternic using a CSV file (what I do most of the time), there will be no warnings, and you never know the domain has already listed somewhere until you manually check all “pending review” domains. And you know their dashboard sucks big time…

    1. Contact them directly, and ask for help resolving and issues. They can send you a spread sheet in 30 sec with all domains from any status. They can upload them right away.

      Even if there’s an issue because a name might still be in my account, when someone uploads it, it should still allow the name in question to sell or potentially sell once it’s found pending in the other account.

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