Here’s the question heard quite often; What is going with the domain industry? Why are things so quiet?
These are questions that domainers ask on a regular basis. Specifically, the past six months have quieted considerably in the domain investor marketplace. Take for example these factors:
Here are a few of the reasons domain investors are struggling to find good solid opportunities. Additionally, we can look at the effect of the stock market on today’s domain investments.
In most instances, we see a direct correlation between the performance of premium domains for investors vs. the stock market.
Alternatively, when domain investments are strong, we see a weaker stock market.
Furthermore, domains as an investment vehicle tend to have a longer sales cycle for positive ROI.
From a very high-level, domain investors will continue to look at alternative investment opportunities. Case-in-point, check out DomainInvesting.com’s recent blog post asking the question: Are you spending more time on cryptocurrency?
In conclusion, as domain strategies change, domain investors need to adapt accordingly and focus on the longer-term investment as true, beach-front real estate.
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