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Just got my first offer on Sedo.

Discussion in 'Newbies' started by Blue Wren, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. Blue Wren

    Blue Wren Membership: VIP

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    Hello DNTrade members.

    I purchased a smattering of .com domains in January this year. I parked and listed for sale most of them on SEDO.

    Today out of the blue, I got an offer for one of them of 500USD and my asking price is 1288USD.
    Domain name: perthpropertyguide.com

    Question:
    What should I counter with? (if at all)
    I've never sold a domain before at all (first time). As mentioned it is on SEDO. Any tips you may have or 'need to know' advice?

    Thank you
     
  2. Shane

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    First of all, well done!

    I have sold a few domains through Sedo and it's a pretty straightforward process.

    Was the domain a hand reg or did you buy it in the aftermarket? I'd probably go back with something like $1,000. I don't know what the domain is worth, but $500 is a decent opening offer in my opinion.
     
  3. acheeva

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    Given the low search & CPC I would say $500 is a damn good price
     
  4. snoopy

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    Would say the name isn't really worth anything, as an example perthrealestateguide.com is available for reg. So I think it comes down to risk I think.

    Do you want to see a definite sale? if so accept, if you want to take a chance then go higher. There is no right or wrong, it is basically flipping a coin I think when the name isn't worth much. Would price under $1000 either way since it is a barrier.
     
  5. Blue Wren

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    Excellent help Shane, acheeva and snoopy; really appreciate it. :)

    I was thinking along similar lines but just needed that expert/experienced confirmation.

    Thank you.

    P.S Shane; hand reg. Flying back to Australia today so I'll counter when I arrive tomorrow.
     
  6. Ash

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    Might be worth requesting the domain be edited out of this post.
     
  7. findtim

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    you'd have to do snoppy's comment as well
     
  8. Blue Wren

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    Can report that the transaction is complete and the dosh comes out of Sedo's escrow shortly.
    First domain sale so I'm happy with the result.
    Hand-reg'ed at 10 bucks; wait 4 months and turn it into a Sedo sale of 525. Sedo takes 79 commission leaving me 446.

    Now I need to rinse and repeat.

    :)
     
  9. aus11

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    Congratulations! That is a pretty quick turnaround. :D