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What can you do about those unwanted, unprofitable domain names which you have marketed so assiduously?
You have several options.
·You could put a “This domain is for sale” notice on your web site and see if someone will make you an offer. ·Consider selling your complete web site – it may be that your competitors are interested in your site. ·Allow domain name to lapse and someone else may benefit from your work; - but best solution may be to ·Keep your domain registration up to date and sell it at online auction at http://www.sellmydomain.co.uk
There’s more! …. Have you also spotted that some domain name registrars are putting up a “this domain may be for sale” page if you allow your registration to lapse for more than three or four days and they are redirecting your web site to their name servers and their own directory site. This is happening only a few days after your domain should have been renewed. Arguably domain registrars have a right to do this, as it is in their terms and conditions of contract. However, for you consequences might be loss of search engine ranking, if you still wish to maintain your web site. It certainly also means loss of control of domain if you do wish to sell it.
In these circumstances, we recommend renewing domain registration, even if you do not pay for hosting; then YOU can choose how to sell domain and if you’d like to test waters by auctioning your web site at http://www.sellmydomain.co.uk. That’s how you can give your unwanted domains a good send off!
Margaret MacGillivray is a self-confessed domain-aholic! – She has bought and sold domains and web sites and software for several years now. Find out more at http://www.sellmydomain.co.uk - where listing your domain for sale is free, with a modest commission paid only if it is sold.