I don’t care what you do with the domain, as long as you pay my asking price

Many domain inquiries include introductory statements that reek of disclaimer essence: Want it for a blog I'll be building I used to own it, has sentimental value It's my son's/daughter's/dog's name You're not using it, I want to make a business web site Etc. These statements can … [Read more...]

Domain comps : Of little importance to end user buyers

Domainers love "comps" - the comparative sales numbers that help many price, and sell, their domain names. Most savvy domain investors have a good grasp of how to price their domains, and using comps is often utilized when flipping domains. If you want to sell to end-user buyers, however, the … [Read more...]

First experience : Using the Escrow.com Domain Concierge service for domain transactions

As an Escrow.com customer for the past 15 years, I've been using its services exclusively for the acquisition and sale of domain names. Exactly a year ago, Escrow.com launched its Domain Concierge service, soon after NamesCon 2016. I've just completed my first transaction using the Escrow.com … [Read more...]

Escrow.com vs. Sedo : A domain escrow timeline

For the past 14 years, I've been using Escrow.com to safely transact in domain name investing. Acquiring and selling domains requires a trusted medium, and I've raved about the services of Escrow.com. While Escrow.com is a sponsor of many domain industry publications, including one of my own, … [Read more...]

Do not rush to agree to a domain sale

As a long-term holder of domain assets I'm not in a particular rush to sell my domains to the first offer that arrives. Offers come and go, and for the most part domains appreciate in value with time. Even when a reasonable offer is made, it should be the right offer for a particular domain in … [Read more...]