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Pay.com.au sells $168,000

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by Scott.L, Jul 10, 2019 at 2:37 PM.

  1. Scott.L

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    Fantastic Sale. It certainly highlights the ever increasing value of the .com.au namespace.

    You can read the full article here: Pay sells for $168,000
     
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  2. Bacon Farmer

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    There's a big difference between brokering a sale and selling a domain you actually own or control.

    A lot of used car salesmen types like to take credit for the sale of a big ticket item in this industry.

    Congrats to both parties.
     
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  3. chris

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    Excellent, well done!!
     
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  4. chris

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    Also noticed it featured on DN Journal:

    http://www.dnjournal.com/domainsales.htm
     
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    I don't think the domains are "ever increasing". Going in the wrong direction in my view.
     
  6. neddy

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    Mr Piggy, I hope you're not referring to me? :eek:
     
  7. Bacon Farmer

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    It certainly fetched a decent price.

    I see Ned is still down as the Tech Contact on the whois record. He should change his Tech Contact email address to something more appropriate like makeanofferforthisdomain@goldstandarddomainer.com.au

    It's funny, even in semi retirement he's still topping the charts with domains he has owned or brokered or owned, sold and then brokered.

    This is such a nice domain.

    After.Pay.Pal <- nice sweet spot. So short, so sweet, so brandable.

    "pay.com.au" < - the name itself is just a really short elevator pitch to an angel investor.
     
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  8. Bacon Farmer

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    As if.

    Were your ears burning Noddy?
     
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  9. neddy

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    Snoopy, I have to say that up until recently, I shared your pessimism about .au. The "SS Domain Investor" had been navigating turbulent waters for a couple of years, and it looked like there was a big waterfall ahead. But amazingly, the cruise operator decided to change course in the nick of time. Are we home and hosed yet? By no means - there are certainly some rapids ahead, but to my viewpoint, I'm feeling a lot less sea-sick than I was.

    Dispensing with the metaphors, I think the 9 page submission by Zak Muscovitch on behalf of the Internet Commerce Association carried a lot of weight with the auDA Board, as did the highlighting of the situation by Ron Jackson's DNJournal. But of course, I might be wrong.
     
  10. Scott.L

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    Value isn't solely based on price. Besides, any demand that yields these high prices cannot come from a failing market.
     
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    Definitely a fantastic result here, congrats.
     
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