Michael from DomainingMichael.com.Mar.14, 2013 in Domaining, Domaining Advice,
was searching for a domain name recently on godaddy. It was for a project of
mine and I didn’t really need to have the top notch domain so I wanted to find
and hand register a domain.
went to godaddy and started trying out different phrases and the keywords that
I wanted. After a few tries, I saw a green highlight, but then it said that the
domain is in godaddy’s auction. It was listed for $100 as min offer.
I didn’t need to buy a domain for this project, I liked this domain and said
what the heck, so I placed a $100 bid. I do admit that it was a good domain for
knew that I would get a counter offer, but my guess was that it would be in
100s since his listed price was $100.
the way, I do come across to many auctions that have higher listed min price
and if it’s outside of my budget, I don’t waste time.
long story short, the guy sent the counter offer. Can anyone guess how much the
counter offer was? try min * 1000. Yes, he sent a counter offer for $100,000
here is the tip of the day, if you want higher price for your domain, don’t
list it for a penny and then ask for a million. It would never work. It would
be ok if you just state “make offer”. That’s fine, then you can counter
whatever you want. But you’re setting wrong expectations when you have an
actual # and then your counter is not even close to your asking min price.
everyone is having a great day :)