How To Make Money Selling Domain Names

Written by Wayne Ford

Domain name speculation has to be one ofrepparttar very best ways to make money onrepparttar 108330 Internet. It's easy, fun, takes a very low investment and has a huge profit potential. Businesses and webmasters are always looking for high quality, marketable domain names and will pay you big bucks if you haverepparttar 108331 name they want. Many people are making a good living buying and selling domain names. And you can too.

Below I will tell you everything you need to know, including where to find good domain names that are still available for registration (for as low as $14.) This used to be one ofrepparttar 108332 hardest and most frustrating parts of domain investing. Inrepparttar 108333 past to find good domain names you would have to search, one by one, until one came up that was available. But now there are research tools and compiled lists that do this for you! You can also get lists of domains that have expired, due to non- payment, and have been put back intorepparttar 108334 available pool. More on this below, but first lets discuss what makes a good domain name.


The suffix isrepparttar 108335 most important factor. .COM, .NET, and .ORG are by farrepparttar 108336 most popular. Other alternative domains like .WS, .TV, .FM, are becoming more and more popular because they are wide open. For example where you couldn't get you can still get (well maybe not anymore). For now, I would stick with .COM because they will berepparttar 108337 easiest to sell.

Would a webmaster or business want it? Ask yourself that question and if you can't instantly say "Yes!" than don't buy it. Alsorepparttar 108338 more genericrepparttar 108339 domain namerepparttar 108340 better. And remember it is illegal to register a business name or trademark that you do not own. This is called "cyber-squatting" and tough laws are now in place to protect against this.

The shorterrepparttar 108341 namerepparttar 108342 better. These arerepparttar 108343 most memorable and easiest to market. Atrepparttar 108344 time of writing this, there are only about a thousand three character domain names left. To find out how to get a list of these and four-character domain names see below.

What names are selling? Do some research on or (popular domain auctions) and see what names are selling and for how much. Below are what some domains recently auctioned for or have current bids at $92,800 $35,080 $6,060 $4,725 $14,510 $2,625 $1,890 $730 $765 $2,885 $15,000 $15,000 $198,895.00


There is a myth circulating cyberspace that allrepparttar 108345 good domains are taken already. And although it is true that thousands of new domain names are registered everyday, there are still good names to found. The best way to find great domains is to subscribe to expired domain lists. These are compiled lists ofrepparttar 108346 thousands of repossessed domain names that have been put back intorepparttar 108347 domain pool every day. They are available again for anyone to register and contain some really great names; recently appeared in one and was snatched up by a lucky subscriber. As a subscriber you will get first pick at registering these names. There are two such lists that I know of:

OF COURSE you need a domain!

Written by George Kosch

OF COURSE you need a domain! Read this and you'll KNOW why! by George Kosch, MSc, Worldprofit Webmaster

Another call came into my office this morning while I was filling in for a sales staff member. I have been runningrepparttar Worldprofit tech department for so long I had forgotten just how bad these MLM/Affiliate/Network Marketing companies can make a distributor's life. Here is what they tell you.

"You MUST userepparttar 108329 site that we have and are not allowed to use any of our materials on your own site, and that's final!"

I think this statement is fine if you want to take up residence on loser street. Get it? This company you are with is making you fail right fromrepparttar 108330 get go. Here's how. You are assigned an Internet address or URL to their site that guarantees that anyone going there who orders is traced back to you, fine. But you spend all your time, perhaps even years, marketing their url only to find after some time that you want to start another business. Imagine your new business doesrepparttar 108331 same thing. So you promote them. Are you starting to seerepparttar 108332 picture? If you are most people you won't get it yet.

How about we look at how a professional Internet businessperson would handlerepparttar 108333 MLM that won't let you have your own site.

First off, you purchase a domain with design and some tools like:

Sales Manager for automatic follow-up for leads Listserver for managing your own newsletter Design for a profession look to your website

Traffic (this is an option that Worldprofit only provides)

-->my plug for your business

What isrepparttar 108334 purpose of this domain? Well, you are going to generate leads, leads and more leads. You are going to now own what we like to call a generic business site. What arerepparttar 108335 benefits to you?

1. You ownrepparttar 108336 site and use an email address that looks professional like:

instead of or some other free account

Using a free email account to do business is telling your prospects that you have no money. It simply looks unprofessional.

Free email is for people who are doing personal messaging to friends NOT for business communications!

2. You direct traffic to your URL not some company url.

What looks professional here? or

If you are in business forrepparttar 108337 long haul I think you can figure outrepparttar 108338 answer.

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