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SlimKim
08-11-2004, 06:53 PM
How many domain-aholics have we here?

I'm recovering ... down to 70 plus from about twice that many.

Plan to cut about half of the remaining ones.

I bought a boatload of exact match (for highly searched and highly competitive)names under the .us extension on opening day. Trouble is, most have a live site under the .com extension.

I've a business consultant friend who knew nothing of names other than .net .com and .org.

I try to stay away from domain forums ... they cost me more names.

:)

edwinj
08-11-2004, 10:25 PM
Hi Kim,

My list is fast depleting. I have about 24 now. Have sold quite a number of my domains to indiciduals and companies. Looking to acquire more domains.
Is there a domain-aholics anonymous? :)

Edwin

jestep
08-12-2004, 12:22 PM
I've got about 10 - 20 right now. I have plans for all of them, because I dont buy to sell.

I just wish I had more time to develop them how I originally intended too.

Oh well.

poolpartsetc
08-14-2004, 03:53 PM
Is there a place on the boards to post domains for sale?

jestep
08-16-2004, 11:03 AM
Is there a place on the boards to post domains for sale?

No. We dont allow the posting of domains for sale right now. From what we have seen from many other forums on the net, it attracts a lot of spammers, and adds a lot of unnecessary un-relevent content to the forum.

keywordguy
08-16-2004, 11:50 PM
I've cut back from 600 or so domains to around three hundred and fifty. While I typically try to purchase domains I want to develop, I recently purchased several I want to resell.

I wish there was more opportunity in the forum to share ideas and match up skill sets, etc. for projects. Here's something I'm going to try as I had several calls last year requesting internship opportunities... I'm working on submitting some of my key domains to local colleges / university business / Internet departments to see if there are any students that would like develop a domain(s) as an internship project. If the project turns into something substantial, I would gladly cut the school and the intern in on any profits the site made.

Broken record... ideas that don't get developed are just ideas.

emarketinvestor
08-20-2004, 10:17 AM
My first domain was registered in 1998, and I've been trying to quit since then. I'm now at 44 or 45 domains total. 10 developed and the rest not. My high was 62 and the low 28.

keywordguy, I'm also investigating the internship program. There's a lot of good info on the net to tell you how to get started and what's expected. It appears to be quite easy to do.

DJ-Sound
08-31-2004, 01:36 AM
I have about 10 soley for resell 30 for future development and 10 for current websites

Blackicicle
08-31-2004, 06:38 PM
I've got 6 in total 1 being developed, 4 for sale (but will developed them if i get the time to do so) and 1 registered today.

http://www.imlnetworks.com <-under development...
http://www.myiml.com <-for sale...
http://www.stupidhomework.com <-for sale...
http://www.blogsdir.com <-for sale...
http://www.blogsdirectory.net <-for sale...
http://www.?????.com <-registered 10 mins ago...

Blackicicle
08-31-2004, 06:41 PM
...Ok its offically mine now so the last one (in the list above) is:

http://www.overthespeedlimit.com
http://www.abovethespeedlimit.com

Will develop this one for sure... Will make a great forum/chat/entertainment site... Well I think so, or else I wouldn't have reg- it!

emarketinvestor
09-10-2004, 06:45 PM
Oops! I'm up to 78 now. Up from 45 a month ago.

snowflakegirl
09-11-2004, 01:12 PM
Most of mine are snowflake domains...go figure! Mostly I purchased them because I wanted to develop them all!

Have just started in my quest to sell most.

I just got a really lousy (paid-for) appraisal at Sedo.com. They didn't even use good comparables and their appraisal came in much, much lower than the free one available on this forum (if only I'd looked there before parting with my cash!!)

Where have you guys been most successful at selling? Which companies?

sewflakes.com
electricsnowflake.com
snowflakecenter.com
snowflakeanimals.com
snowflakeart.com
snowflakebooks.com
snowflakeclothing.com
snowflakecollectables.com
snowflakecollections.com
snowflakecrafts.com
snowflakecrochet.com
snowflakecrystals.com
snowflakedecorations.com
snowflakeembroidery.com
snowflakefabrics.com
snowflakeimages.com
snowflakejewelry.com
snowflake-obsidian.com
snowflakequilts.com
snowflakesportswear.com
snowflaketoys.com
snowflaketravel.com
snowflaketreasury.com
snowflakevacations.com
Snowflake-Angels.com
snowflakeapparel.com
snowflakeappliances.com
snowflakecandles.com
snowflakechocolates.com
snowflake-confections.com
snowflake-crystals.com
snowflakefootwear.com
snowflakegames.com
snowflakeGemstones.com
snowflakegenerators.com
snowflake-graphics.com
snowflakegreetingcards.com
snowflakeholidays.com
snowflakehouseware.com
snowflakemusic.com
snowflakeorigami.com
snowflake-origami.com
snowflakepajamas.com
snowflakephotography.com
snowflakepuzzles.com
snowflakeRecipes.com
snowflakesafari.com
snowflakescience.com
snowflakescreensavers.com
snowflakesleepware.com
snowflakeslippers.com
snowflakesnowmen.com
snowflakesoftware.com
snowflakestamps.com
snowflake-stamps.com
snowflakestencils.com
snowflakestickers.com
snowflakevideos.com
snowflakechristmas.com
snowflakestationary.com
chrismonsnowflakes.com
snowflakechrismons.com
snowflake-store.com
snowflakebears.com
snowflake-candles.com
snowflake-central.com
snowflakefabric.com
snowflake-fabrics.com
snowflakefigurines.com
snowflakenovelties.com
snowflake-stationary.com
snowflakestationery.com
snowflaketeddybears.com
theSnowflakeStore.com
snowflakebabies.com
snowflakecandies.com
snowflakefactory.com
snowflakemugs.com
snowflakestories.com
snowflakecookies
supersnowflakes.com
PatsSnowflakes.com
snowflakeleotards.com
papersnowflakes.us
snowflake.us
snowflakefairies.com
snowflakefriends.com
snowzine.com
snowflakevillage.com
snowflakesetc.com
snowflakesinc.com
snowflakefun.com
snowflakehotel.com
snowflakehotels.com
snowflakeinns.com
snowflakeresorts.com
snowflakexcross.com
snowflakexcross.com
snowflakeHQ.com

nakulgoyal
09-11-2004, 06:45 PM
200+ !! Dozens which need time and work to make them worth. Several 3 character domains too ;)

snowflakegirl
09-11-2004, 10:35 PM
I am not sure what you are communicating to me. That my domains are worthless? Probably some are.

Or are you just making a general "oh my gosh" comment about the amount of domain names I listed?

emarketinvestor
09-12-2004, 08:34 AM
Hi snowflakegirl,

I think nakulgoyal is referring to his domain names, not yours. You didn't list any 3 character domains, and good luck to him with his.

Your snowflake brand is good and would be easy to market. You might investigate obtaining a trademark for "snowflake" offering the services related to your domains. It's a very brandable word.

Good luck,

AGS
09-23-2004, 11:23 AM
5000 plus

Good places to sell domains that dont cost you a cent.

namepros.com Typically wholesale prices as most people there are resellers not many end users, You can also use sedo, afternic, there are hundreds best ROI i find is sedo and their park service. But I do use others. To compare is really hard because each domain attracts different traffic but overall Sedo.

jawn_tech
09-27-2004, 02:09 PM
I have 11 domains, and not sure what to do with half.

I don't see how some of you do it, with so many domains. I mean, finding time to develop them all, or either waiting to sell -- meanwhile renewing them. Must be a heck of a monthly bill just renewing domains, unless this is really your bread and butter.

I salute yall.

smakyyy
09-27-2004, 08:07 PM
83 domains about 18 developed others on wish list of being developed soon a couple maybe for sale for the right price :-)

abe1
10-09-2004, 03:49 AM
i have about 450 plus. mostly i parked them at sedo, trafficZ or fab!

they earn enough to keep me happy

EJRS.COM
10-22-2004, 03:53 AM
I tend to buy domains in sets:
ejrs.com .net .org .biz .info .us
discuses.com .net .org .biz .info .us

This makes it possible to stop others from building up a site with a similar name that could potentially take away from my site.

DIRTYDISCO
10-22-2004, 03:11 PM
I think have about sixty maybe

some are here http://www.mywizweb.com

some are pointing at http://www.dirtydisco.net

one is http://www.23g.net which its first in google 200k listings everthing thing from bum cream to reverse osmosis paid 99p at ebay for it ads3.com is another which is quantum madness

and the rest are all at sedo

did someone mention free domain apprasials in this forum prey tell?

snowflake you can put a website on all domains for only 12 a site = 2520

StephenR.
10-23-2004, 08:56 AM
30 here.

bmnobbs
11-05-2004, 08:11 PM
About 80, down from 400+ at one stage, and then I stopped "letting ones go" when I saw domains I once had being developed.
I have 6 sites, and every domain name I have is a generic name or product - with search engine appeal.
My problem is getting time for development.

webinv
11-09-2004, 04:18 PM
I love Sedo. I have about 10 parked there.

steveteva
11-14-2004, 03:49 AM
I don't have a huge amount of domains but only quality ones you can find the list on my website Showoffdomains.com

Most of them comes from famous domain brokers who owns hundred to thousands and forgot to renew it so they are really valuable.

I would like to keep one, if someone can tell me withch one is the best of the best?

Thanks

webiff
11-19-2004, 12:13 PM
Well I have a domain which is easily heard and understand by once. simple and standard.

http://www.pimsat.com


Sounds cool na

Contact me if any one need it..

Regards
Furqan Durvesh

TLDTrader.com
11-21-2004, 04:38 AM
At least 100 undeveloped domains. Thanks.

R3born
12-03-2004, 11:16 AM
About 50, all undeveloped.
Don't have time for it, unfortunately.

R3born
12-03-2004, 11:18 AM
About 50, all undeveloped.
Don't have time for it, unfortunately.

BryanW
12-13-2004, 04:33 PM
Well, after reading how many some of you have, I feel a little better. I only have about 20 that are gathering dust (some I will try to sell) and another 10 or so that are in use or will be. I could be in trouble though; my wife has caught the domain disease too and I could have 100's before long.

davestarr
03-25-2005, 06:48 PM
A measley 14 here, 5 of which I have plans for and the rest? Well I ought to sell them I suppose. I had one sell a few months back when I guy came to me directly and offerred a few hundred bucks .. I didn't think I'd ever get around to developing it for the purpose that I had originally bought it for.

I bumped the price $200 in a counter offer (my wife advised I bump back at least $500 .. he immediately wired the cash via Western Union ... turns out it's a very specific term used by SAP database admins and developers ... the guys going head to head with Oracle and Peoplesoft. It's now a huge site for a significant SAP-related company overseas. Live and learn.

Lesson 1, listen to your wife. Lesson 2, research befor you make a decison on an offer.

TheDoctor
03-25-2005, 09:33 PM
I have about 125 undeveloped domains right now.

kigoobe
03-29-2005, 05:54 PM
I am pretty new in this game ... and have around 20 ... question is that ... how to sell them ??? What experience tells by the way ???

icb01co2
04-02-2005, 03:40 PM
I have

www.always-travelling.com
www.pcroomhire.co.uk
www.uksingles.co.uk
www.mypayfone.com
www.mypayfone.com
www.diddi-downloads.com

I buy, i plan to develop, i sleep. Maybe ill get off my ass one day soon.

kerer99
04-07-2005, 05:05 PM
I have around 10. 2 are developed.

Does anyone actually make a living selling and buying domain names? :)

TheDoctor
04-17-2005, 05:45 AM
Roughly 175 right now.

RJ38
04-20-2005, 05:28 AM
I presently own 28. Only 4 are not being used, but a good percentage are plural spellings and pointed to the singular spelled domain. I watch for plural spellings of domains I own to come up and jump on them fast.

I had one guy "offer" to sell me the plural spelling for one of my domains a while back. He wanted some outrageous price thinking I was making money of the singular name and willing to pay. He never replied when I simply offered to sell him my domain for the same price he was asking. Four months later it came up and I snagged it.

In essence I think cool domain names are helpful, but I really think few people look for the specific domain name any more. Most use search engines for phrases or names so good placement can supercede a good name. For instance, I was just searching out a name to start a blog hosting service for people to evaluate movies. Googled "movieblog.com" and it came up number 4 after TheMovieBlog, rickmcginnis.com/movieblog, and craigbe.typepad.com/movieblog and under "Movie Blog" it didn't even show up.

I know this is all trivial, but just pointing out a domain name is just that, a name, and the content can actually outweigh the name thus forth paying top dollar is foolish unless you plan on branding the name rather than shooting for placement on search engines. Just look at names such as Yahoo! and Google, give me a break. These names are basically meaningless and worthless, right? Point being, dump tens of millions of dollars marketing just about any name and it will become popular, but without content and a reason for people to return it will only last until your advertising dollars are spent.

RJ38

Robban
04-22-2005, 01:54 PM
My number is 67. I don't feel so bad now... Well, my habit started about 2 years ago when I scored my own last name fleege as a dot com. I am an advertising AD and copywriter and told myself - hey I can do this. Domain crafting is a true artform that I want to use all my years in advertising copywriting to crank out great domains for clients, for myself, for resale and as assignments. Well haven't made a dime yet but I have racked up quite a list -67. You can see a few of them for sale at

http://www.fleege.com/NewFiles/DomainCopy.html

Have started to park a few at domainhop and offered a few for sale at sedo (+parked a few). Thanks for all the tips on the Domain Game.

EJRS.COM
05-10-2005, 01:38 PM
I have: Optimises.com (http://Optimises.com), Optimizes.com (http://Optimizes.com), Clockings.com (http://Clockings.com) etc...
none of which I know what to do with.

mlmleads
05-16-2005, 08:35 PM
I ahve jsut under 100. Bought 2 more. About 70% are slated for execution. Great business ideas I just don't have time to do. Some great names as well.