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Hi everyone it's Nichola here

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Nichola Kelly, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. Nichola Kelly

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    Hi everyone! :p

    My name is Nichola Kelly. I am from England but living in Perth, WA as the weather is much better here. I got up at 6.30am today so I could go to the gym before work, just so I could have some wine later and not feel guilty! I am a Marketing Manager for the Domain Broker; Houghton Richards.

    Any questions then feel free to drop me a message.

    Happy Friday! :)
     
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  2. Cal

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    Hi Nicola, thanks for the intro. Nice to meet you and welcome to DNTrade :)
     
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    Drinking wine should not make you feel guilty, just the quantity..
    Welcome!:)
     
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    Hi Nichola - welcome.

    I'm intrigued - I've been around a long time and think that I know most of the "domain brokers" in Australia.

    I have to admit I've never ever heard of Houghton Richards. Particularly given that you portray yourselves as "Australia's Leading Domain Brokerage House". :)

    How long have you guys been in business? Who is your principal? What Aussie domains have you sold?
     
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    Hi Nichola, welcome to DNTrade :)
     
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  6. sasha

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    Welcome to dntrade

    I have been in the industry since 1998 and never heard of you guys and I'm rather curious to know what names you have sold and how you're connected to ylds.com.au and Richard Trainer?
     
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    happy to say welcome .....hoping for input , cheers !
     
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    Welcome Nicola, without being to personal, which part of england and is this a permanent move to aussie for you?
    i spent a few years over there so i like to know the areas our pommie members come from :)

    tim
     
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  9. sasha

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    http://www.abr.business.gov.au/SearchByAbn.aspx?abn=76600499778
    HOUGHTON RICHARDS BROKERAGE PTY. LTD - Active from 04 Jul 2014
    1. 5,892 transactions in roughly 40 weeks in existence = 147 sales per week
    2. 1,526 clients in roughly 40 weeks in existence = 38 clients per week
    3. 147 sales to 38 clients per week = 3 transactions per client
    if this is the case, then you guys are amazingly successful, if not the best in the country
     
  10. Andrew Wright

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    Hmm. Another graduate of a domain sales course?
     
  11. Suzabro

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    Welcome Nichola
     
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  12. sasha

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    some of the claims from a domain sales course advertisement
    1. You don't need any technical skills, marketing know-how or even your own website.
    2. You can make a small fortune trading domains (part-time or full-time) with very little working capital and an Internet connection!
    3. Domaining is an "underground" online business that even the smartest Internet marketers hardly know about.
    4. It sounds unbelievable, but thousands of dollars will be exchanged between Domain Traders throughout the world as you're reviewing this!
     
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  13. sasha

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    nichola,

    are you there?
     
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    Oh, another fellow Domain Broker from Perth? Hi Nichola!
     
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  15. Nichola Kelly

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    I have had a really manic morning. Will post a reply to you all later today. Sorry for the delay.
    Regards,
    Nichola
     
  16. Nichola Kelly

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    Hi Neddy,
    Houghton Richards have been in business since early 2014. Simply for privacy of our clients, we do not disclose specific sales on open forums but we would be more than happy if ever required to validate the numbers we quote as they are infact conservative.
    Regards,
    Nichola
     
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  17. Nichola Kelly

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    Hi Andrew,
    I, myself actually hold a BA Honours Marketing Degree and am not qualified in Domain Sales, but I do specialise in Marketing Communications. :) In terms of the business, we have over 50 employees based in offices in Australia, America, China and are soon to open an office in London, UK.
    Regards,
    Nichola
     
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  18. Nichola Kelly

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    Hi Robert,
    I am not specifically a Domain Broker myself as I am employed as the Marketing Manager at Houghton Richards but nice to meet you too. :)
    Regards,
    Nichola
     
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  19. Nichola Kelly

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    Hi Sasha,
    I would agree that we are a very successful company. :) Simply for privacy of our clients, we do not disclose specific sales or client information on open forums but we would be more than happy if ever required to validate the numbers we quote as they are infact conservative.
    Regards,
    Nichola
     
  20. Nichola Kelly

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    Hi Tim,
    I am originally from Essex, just outside of London in the South East of England. As you know the weather is much better here so it may just steal me away from moving back home!
    Thanks,
    Nichola