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What's become of .... ?

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by neddy, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. neddy

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    auDA Member:
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    I was thinking about some of my own domains I have sold over the past few years.

    In retrospect, I think I sold a lot of these far too cheaply; but hey, we've all done that (haven't we?). :eek:

    And so I wondered what became of these domains - and thought this would be a good subject for a thread.

    Let me start the ball rolling with a domain I sold over three years ago. The buyer approached me, and whilst I got what I thought was a reasonable sale price, the new owner has turned this into a gold mine (imho).

    The domain is prizewinner.com.au - I reckon he has done a great job with this, and must be earning a good dollar.

    With the benefit of hindsight, what do you think a domain like this could / would sell for today (to an enduser)?

    Anyone else like to share a similar story?
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  2. aus11

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    The new owner has done a great job with that site!

    I remember selling IncomeDiary.com a couple of years back and the owner has now turned that into quite a massive blog in its niche. Makes the $150 I got for it seem a little cheap...
     
  3. dave

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    Ultimately it doesn't matter how good a domain is, for anything to be really successful it will need to stand up on the business concept and subsequent execution.
     
  4. DavidL

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    Hmm just had a look at a few of my old sales prompted by this thread. Plenty have been developed into decent sites.

    www.MarketNews.com.au
    www.SMSfun.com.au
    www.Stay.com.au

    are probably the picks - good on the new owners. Far too many still are unresolved or have snoopy's dreaded 'coming soon on them